EGYPT - ? Widespread anti-American protests are flaring up from the Middle East to northern Africa today. Demonstrators clashed with police earlier today in Tahrir Square, Egypt. Fighting between police and protests left 224 people hurt yesterday.The protesters are angry about a film made here in the United States that insults the Muslim profit Mohammed.
Egypt's president is calling for peaceful demonstrations. Meanwhile, at least one person was killed in clashes with Yemeni security forces in front of the U.S. consulate in Yemen yesterday.Protesters scaled the walls of the embassy and destroyed equipment and burned cars.Security officials say the ambassador, and his staff were not inside during the protest. Protesters have also swarmed the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan.
In addition, a fourth person has been arrested in connection with the deadly attack on Americans in Libya on Sept. 11th.U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three of his American staffers were killed.
President Obama has vowed to bring those responsible to justice.
U.S. braces for more violence over anti-Islam film4 reportedly arrested in death of ambassador as unrest continues