In Egypt and in Libya popular outrage at a film on the Prophet Muhammad has escalated into violence.

In Libya’s second city, Benghazi, gunmen believed to be Salafis belonging to a group called Katibat Ansar al-Sharia (Partisans of Islamic Law Brigade) stormed the US consulate and set it on fire, killing the ambassador and three of his staff.

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