‘Innocence Of Muslims’: Al Qaeda Leader Calls For More Protests Of U.S. Over Film

Al Qaeda Leader Calls For More Protests Over 'Innocence Of Muslims'While Innocence Of Muslims producer Mark Basseley Youssef, aka Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, sits in a Los Angeles jail awaiting a Nov. 9 probation violation hearing, the fallout from his anti-Islam video continues. The leader of Al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, who took over after the death of Osama bin Laden last year, has praised last month’s attacks in Cairo and Benghazi which were spurred on by the crudely-made film and has called for more protests outside U.S. embassies, Reuters reports. Four U.S. diplomats were killed in the Libyan violence including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. In a recording posted to Islamist websites today, Zawahiri called the violence “honest and zealous,” according to The Guardian. Zawahiri further called on “free and distinguished zealots for Islam” to “continue their opposition to American crusader Zionist aggression against Islam and Muslims.”

After the Cairo and Benghazi attacks, deadly protests of the film that lampoons the Prophet Mohammad spread throughout the Muslim world over a two-week period. Zawahiri said U.S. authorities Read More »

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CNN Used Slain U.S. Libya Envoy’s Personal Journal Against Family’s Wishes: WSJ

By | Saturday September 22, 2012 @ 5:47pm PDT

UPDATE: CNN used information from the personal handwritten journal of the slain U.S. ambassador to Libya in newscasts against his family’s wishes — and without disclosing it to viewers. The Wall Street Journal reported today that relatives of Ambassador … Read More »

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YouTube Blocks ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ Clips In Egypt, Libya; Maintains Elsewhere

YouTube has blocked access from Egypt and Libya to clips of Innocence Of Muslims, the amateur film that is considered the impetus to violence that killed four American diplomats, including U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, … Read More »

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Maker Of Anti-Islam ‘Innocence Of Muslims’ In Hiding After Film Sparks Deadly Violence In Libya Killing U.S. Ambassador

By | Wednesday September 12, 2012 @ 9:10am PDT

The online trailer for Innocence Of Muslims, a movie written, produced and directed by amateur filmmaker Sam Bacile, is being blamed for sparking deadly demonstrations in Cairo and Benghazi on Tuesday. The U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other American diplomats were killed during the uprisings, leading to increased tensions in the Middle East. As a result, Bacile, who has no discernible film industry credits and told The Wall Street Journal “Islam is a cancer”, has gone into hiding, The Associated Press reports. Read More »

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