Embassy attacks http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22663/all en Chatter: US ambassador to Libya killed in consulate attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-americans-killed-over-anti-islam-video An anti-Islam video provokes deadly outrage in the Middle East, Germany gives the go-ahead to rescuing the euro zone, and one of Japan's most famous survivors gets a little help to stay standing.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/chatter/chatter-americans-killed-over-anti-islam-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Embassy attacks World Religion Chatter Middle East United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:42:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5718980 at http://www.globalpost.com Christopher Stevens, US ambassador to Libya, killed in Benghazi attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/christopher-stevens-us-ambassador-libya-americans-killed-benghazi President Obama condemned the killing of four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, in an attack on the consulate in Benghazi, Libya by militants outraged over a film they say denigrates the Prophet Mohammad.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/christopher-stevens-us-ambassador-libya-americans-killed-benghazi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Embassy attacks Conflict Zones Politics Middle East United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 11:31:00 +0000 Freya Petersen 5718989 at http://www.globalpost.com Who was US Ambassador Christopher Stevens? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/who-was-us-ambassador-christopher-stevens A statement released by the White House from President Obama has confirmed the death of Christopher Stevens, the US ambassador to Libya.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/who-was-us-ambassador-christopher-stevens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks Libya Middle East Wed, 12 Sep 2012 12:22:00 +0000 Stacey Leasca 5718995 at http://www.globalpost.com Full coverage: Anti-US outrage spreads http://www.globalpost.com/series/libya-benghazi-cairo-egypt-embassy-attack-christopher%20stevens-ambassador-sam-bacile Anger that erupted on Sept. 11 over an amateur film denigrating Prophet Muhammad spread throughout the Muslim world. Two weeks later, the unrest prompted a historic response from President Obama at the United Nations General Assembly. GlobalPost brings you the latest on how the story is playing across the Middle East, on the US campaign trail, and around the world. Embassy attacks Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5718996 at http://www.globalpost.com Secretary Hillary Clinton live speech on Benghazi killings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/state-department <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Clinton: "Let me be clear, there is no justification for this. None. Violence like this is now way to honor religion or faith." </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News Desk </div> </div> </div> <div id="ooyalaPlayer536354382_t12q1p9tk7OoyalaPlayerOutterWrapper" style="width: 610px; height: 340px; overflow: hidden;"> <object class="OoyalaVideoPlayer" data="http://player.ooyala.com/static/cacheable/fc6411f99c3b69d5987fcb94f4f48a94/player_v2.swf" height="340" id="ooyalaPlayer536354382_t12q1p9tk7" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="610"><param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /><param name="wmode" value="window" /><param name="flashvars" value="me=ooyalaPlayer536354382_t12q1p9tk7&amp;em<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/state-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks Need to Know United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 14:43:00 +0000 News Desk 5718999 at http://www.globalpost.com Prophet Muhammad in pop culture can lead to violent consequences http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/prophet-muhammad-pop-culture-can-lead-violent-co Violence in Libya happened alongside protests in Egypt against an American-made film that railed against Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/prophet-muhammad-pop-culture-can-lead-violent-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Embassy attacks Culture & Lifestyle Middle East United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:12:03 +0000 David Trifunov 5719012 at http://www.globalpost.com Terry Jones, 'Sam Bacile': The men behind the movie? (VIDEO) (UPDATE) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/who-are-terry-jones-sam-bacile "Sam Bacile" and Terry Jones have been said to be the two men behind "Innocence of Muslims," the controversial low-budget film behind the attacks on US Embassies in Cairo and Benghazi that have resulted in the death of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others so far. But the authenticity of the film, and its creators' identities, are being called into question.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/who-are-terry-jones-sam-bacile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks Libya World Religion Middle East United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:02:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5719018 at http://www.globalpost.com Middle East reacts to anti-Islam film (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/middle-east-reacts-anti-islam-film Before the violence in Libya, Egyptian protesters scaled the walls of the Cairo embassy and tore down the American flag.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/middle-east-reacts-anti-islam-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks Middle East Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:46:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5719020 at http://www.globalpost.com How secure are US posts abroad? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/libya-egypt-how-secure-are-us-posts-abroad%3F The attacks on a US consulate in Benghazi and the US embassy in Cairo on Tuesday prompted US President Barack Obama to call on Wednesday for increased security at diplomatic facilities.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120912/libya-egypt-how-secure-are-us-posts-abroad%3F" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks Middle East Wed, 12 Sep 2012 19:49:00 +0000 Lizzy Tomei and Faine Greenwood 5719041 at http://www.globalpost.com Libya attack becomes a US campaign issue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/highway-2012/libya-attack-becomes-campaign-issue No issue, it seems, is too big, too small, or too delicate to serve as fodder for this increasingly ugly presidential campaign. The violent protests and killings of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other embassy staff in Libya were shocking and unjustifiable. That was clearly stated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton while President Barack Obama called the attacks “outrageous.” But this was not enough to satisfy Republican challenger Mitt Romney.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/highway-2012/libya-attack-becomes-campaign-issue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks Middle East Highway 2012 United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:03:00 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5719076 at http://www.globalpost.com US suspects Libya attack was planned http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120912/us-suspects-libya-attack-was-planned Officials believe the Benghazi attack was not the work of a spontaneous mob.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120912/us-suspects-libya-attack-was-planned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Embassy attacks Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:22:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5719082 at http://www.globalpost.com A clash of civilizations? Not so much http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120912/egypt-libya-embassy-attack-islam-clash-civilizations <p>CAIRO &mdash; The fanaticism responsible for the attacks on the US missions in Egypt and Libya was both born of, and fed into, the polarizing narratives of each side. Americans hate Islam, otherwise such a film would never have been made, some here say. In the US, the violent actions of a handful of Libyans and Egyptians vindicate those on the right who say Muslims are a destructive group, bent on destroying America and its institutions. The reality is much more complex.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/120912/egypt-libya-embassy-attack-islam-clash-civilizations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Embassy attacks World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:38:00 +0000 Erin Cunningham 5719090 at http://www.globalpost.com Should ‘Innocence of Muslims’ be censored? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/should-innocence-muslims-be-censored <p>LONDON, UK &mdash; The murder of four American officials in an attack yesterday on the US consulate in Benghazi raises, once again, the old question of, what are the limits to free speech. Did the film that apparently provoked the attack exceed those limits?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/should-innocence-muslims-be-censored" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks Middle East United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 19:07:00 +0000 Thomas Fenton 5719095 at http://www.globalpost.com Where are the religious pluralists and moderates? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120912/muslim-jewish-leaders-embassy-attacks-film-pluralists-moderates <p>JERUSALEM &mdash; Speaking out against the embassy and consulate attacks and the film that sparked them, the exchange between two prominent Jewish and Muslim leaders was unprecedented in Israel. GlobalPost spoke to them exclusively.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120912/muslim-jewish-leaders-embassy-attacks-film-pluralists-moderates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt Embassy attacks Conflict Zones Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Wed, 12 Sep 2012 21:21:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5719111 at http://www.globalpost.com Christopher Stevens, US ambassador, 8th to die on duty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/christopher-stevens-us-ambassadors-die-duty According to the US State Department Office of the Historian, terrorists have killed six ambassadors, while two died in plane crashes. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120912/christopher-stevens-us-ambassadors-die-duty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Embassy attacks United States Wed, 12 Sep 2012 21:13:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5719120 at http://www.globalpost.com