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Protesters storm British, German embassies in Sudan; set KFC on fire in Lebanon
Egypt Independent ^ | 09/14/2012

Posted on 09/14/2012 7:09:51 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Around 5,000 protesters in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum angry over an anti-Islam film on Friday stormed the embassies of Britain and Germany, which was torched and badly damaged, an AFP reporter said.

Police fired tear gas to disperse the protesters as several of them scaled the roof of the German embassy and others attacked its facade and tore down the flag to replace it with a black Islamist one, the reporter said.

The mob, furious over an anti-Islam film produced in the United States that has triggered similar violence in other parts of the Arab world, then set fire to the building.

They blocked the road to prevent the arrival of firefighters, prompting the security forces to fire more tear gas.

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said staff at the country's embassy in Sudan were safe.

"The German embassy in Khartoum is currently the target of attacks by violent demonstrators. The embassy staff are safe. The crisis cell at the foreign ministry (in Berlin) is meeting and is in contact with the embassy," he said in a statement.

Demonstrators also attacked the British embassy nearby, as the British Foreign Office said it was monitoring the situation.

"We can confirm an ongoing demonstration outside the British embassy in Khartoum, and Sudanese police are at the scene," a Foreign Office spokesman told AFP in London.

Also on Friday, Reuters reported that hundreds of protesters set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, chanting against the pope's visit to Lebanon and shouting anti-American slogans.

Locals watching the attack said some people were shouting, "We don't want the pope" and "No more insults (to Islam)".

The incident came as Pope Benedict began a three-day visit to Lebanon and as anger over a film which Muslims have said is blasphemous to Islam spread across the region.

Protests over a trailer for the anti-Islam film on YouTube first broke out Tuesday in Egypt and Libya, where the US consulate in Benghazi came under attack by an armed mob which killed the US ambassador and three other Americans.

The protests have since spread across other Arab and Muslim countries.

The low-budget movie "Innocence of Muslims," in which actors have strong American accents, portrays Muslims as immoral and gratuitously violent.

It pokes fun at the Prophet Mohammed and touches on themes of paedophilia and homosexuality, while showing him sleeping with women, talking about killing children and referring to a donkey as "the first Muslim animal."


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Germany; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: kfc; lebanon; sudan
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1 posted on 09/14/2012 7:09:58 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

A Hardee's and a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) fast food outlet burns after protesters set the building on fire in Tripoli, northern Lebanon September 14, 2012. Hundreds of protesters set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Hardee's restaurant in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday, witnesses said, shouting anti-U.S. slogans
2 posted on 09/14/2012 7:10:53 AM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: SeekAndFind
I went to bed last night wondering when Iran would use it's proxy contingents to add foment in Lebanon. Obama has signaled his weakness, it's like blood in the water to the ME sharks.
3 posted on 09/14/2012 7:13:36 AM PDT by swamprebel (a Constitution once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.)
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To: SeekAndFind

These are the type of people that would drill another hole in the bottom of a leaking boat to let the water out.


4 posted on 09/14/2012 7:14:25 AM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bravo Sierra on the “movie” reasoning.

FU Big Media!


5 posted on 09/14/2012 7:14:25 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: SeekAndFind

Every day, they demonstrate they are animals, a form of human wildlife, that has no business running their own affairs.

There is a line too far somewhere, one day, they will cross it, and will need to be wiped out. Islam itself is the problem and eradicating islam will need to be the goal.


6 posted on 09/14/2012 7:15:36 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I guess they like their chicken extra crispy.


7 posted on 09/14/2012 7:15:39 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: circlecity

Did they spare the Chick-Fil_A building ?


8 posted on 09/14/2012 7:17:21 AM PDT by Einherjar ( Asking only workman's wages I come looking for a job But I get no offers...Just a come-on from the)
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To: treetopsandroofs

Its not the movie ....all it did was tell the truth as a spoof..


9 posted on 09/14/2012 7:17:26 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: SeekAndFind

During a time of crisis ( four dead Americans including a US Ambassador, embassies under attack, Mideast in turmoil) President of The United States Obama runs to Las Vegas to hide at a fundraiser. In the tradition of providing nicknames to US Presidents (Honest Abe, Old Hickory) I hereby give President Obama his new nickname.....”OLD RUN AND HIDE”. It’s well earned.


10 posted on 09/14/2012 7:17:57 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: swamprebel
There two “women” running foreign policy, Obama, and H. Clinton
11 posted on 09/14/2012 7:18:47 AM PDT by B212
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To: SeekAndFind

So, the Brits and German are behind crappy YouTube videos, too?


12 posted on 09/14/2012 7:19:36 AM PDT by kevkrom (Those in a rush to trample the Constitution seem to forget that it is the source of their authority.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Lebanon is a dangerous place for the Pope right now.
I think his people need to give serious thought to cutting his visit short & getting him out of there.


13 posted on 09/14/2012 7:19:55 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: SeekAndFind
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14 posted on 09/14/2012 7:21:11 AM PDT by mandaladon (PalinGenesis)
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To: swamprebel

I agree. His appeasements, two-facedness (telling one government he would support them then turnaround and tell their enemy the same thing) and generosity with dangling carrots make him seem weak and of poor character to Middle Eastern culture who would cut his head off and serve his nuts on a platter if they could. The enemy sees him for what he is; spineless and a compulsive liar. He gets no respect from them whatsoever and now he is going to reap what he sows by the hand of God, Almighty.


15 posted on 09/14/2012 7:22:14 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: sickoflibs
didnt bambam inform his fellow mo-ham-head-eans that kfc does 'sharia' chicken ???

and how much disconnect in the media and/or the koranimals to attack german and british soil in an attempt to lash out at individual Americans ???

16 posted on 09/14/2012 7:23:06 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: SeekAndFind

this is absolute lunacy. what in the world is going on???


17 posted on 09/14/2012 7:23:22 AM PDT by eugenelennon
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To: nuconvert
Lebanon is a dangerous place for the Pope right now. I think his people need to give serious thought to cutting his visit short & getting him out of there.

Considering that the first pope got crucified upside down rather than abandon Rome, and this pope's immediate predecessor spent his early career in a communist country tweaking the nose of the KGB, a strong sense of self preservation doesn't appear to be part of the job description.
18 posted on 09/14/2012 7:24:54 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: SeekAndFind

hey, they better leave Colonel Sanders alone/S


19 posted on 09/14/2012 7:27:28 AM PDT by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: nuconvert

The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want; he makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters; he restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of my enemies; thou anointest my head with oil, my cup overflows. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life; and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.


20 posted on 09/14/2012 7:27:47 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Would you like Baked Kibbeh with that”?


21 posted on 09/14/2012 7:28:14 AM PDT by albie
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To: SeekAndFind

Were they pissed about the “pink slime” or perhaps the thick burgers?


22 posted on 09/14/2012 7:28:14 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: eugenelennon
what in the world is going on???

Sharia, baby. Global Caliphate. Dhimmitude. Get your prayer rug ready. And don't forget to stock up on burqas for your women.

23 posted on 09/14/2012 7:29:04 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: dalebert

Of that I have no doubt.

I think it’s because Big Media reported Hussein personally insisted on adding Jerusalem back into his campaign.


24 posted on 09/14/2012 7:29:46 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: GonzoGOP

“a strong sense of self preservation doesn’t appear to be part of the job description.”

There’s obviously some sense or they wouldn’t have made a “popemobile” and given him a security detail


25 posted on 09/14/2012 7:31:00 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Gilbo_3

I thought they loved us for electing Obama..??

confused..


26 posted on 09/14/2012 7:31:00 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: SeekAndFind

I wonder, if “Church’s Chicken” expanded to a Muslim country would they call it “Mosque’s Chicken”? A name like that might protect them from the peace loving rioters. /s


27 posted on 09/14/2012 7:31:30 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The choices before the West are submission or live ammunition, lots of it; which will the West choose? Rhetorical question.


28 posted on 09/14/2012 7:31:51 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: nuconvert

No kidding. An attack on the Pope would be an attack on the spiritual side of Western Civilization. It would be too tempting an opportunity to pass up.

I’m sure the Pope’s security detail are not unprepared.


29 posted on 09/14/2012 7:34:49 AM PDT by Crolis ("To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it." -GKC)
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To: treetopsandroofs

“Bravo Sierra on the “movie” reasoning.

FU Big Media!”

Agree! Link Obama touting “HE” killed OBL! 9/11 anniversary!

Intentional (international) agitators purposely stirring the formant pot to intensify Middle East muslim unrest!

Connect the dots...what did Chris Stevens know? Who would not want that info released?


30 posted on 09/14/2012 7:36:16 AM PDT by Fully Awake DAV (Navy Vet when homosexuality was not tolerated)
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To: DesertRhino

“Islam itself is the problem and eradicating islam will need to be the goal.”

BRAVO! BRAVO!

This truly is the most fundamental, inescapable truth of the age, friend, even if it’s now only recognized by a few who choose to actually believe their “lying eyes,” and not the unmitigated bullshit spewing from the apologists, of which there is no shortage.


31 posted on 09/14/2012 7:37:26 AM PDT by MarineDad
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To: blueunicorn6
I hereby give President Obama his new nickname.....”OLD RUN AND HIDE”. It’s well earned.

Hey as commander and chief can we bring him up on an article 99.

Article 99—Misbehavior before the enemy
(1) runs away; [check]

(2) shamefully abandons, surrenders, or delivers up any command, unit, place, or military property which it is his duty to defend; [Embassy burning, check]

(3) through disobedience, neglect, or intentional misconduct endangers the safety of any such command, unit, place, or military property; [Attend inteligence briefings much, check]

(4) casts away his arms or ammunition; [Marine guards at embassy not issued ammo, check.]

(5) is guilty of cowardly conduct; [Does Obama engage in any other kind? check]

(6) quits his place of duty to plunder or pillage; [well at least to solicit campaign contributions, check]

(7) causes false alarms in any command, unit, or place under control of the armed forces; [Its about the movie! check]

(8) willfully fails to do his utmost to encounter, engage, capture, or destroy any enemy troops, combatants, vessels, aircraft, or any other thing, which it is his duty so to encounter, engage, capture, or destroy; or [check]

(9) does not afford all practicable relief and assistance to any troops, combatants, vessels, or aircraft of the armed forces belonging to the United States or their allies when engaged in battle; shall be punished by....

Have to cut that next bit out as putting in the punishment indicated under Article 99 can get you in trouble with the mods or the Secret Service..
32 posted on 09/14/2012 7:37:52 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: ken in texas

Ooh, if the did that, Mr. Tagline sez they’d better like nuggets, ‘cuz that’s all that’s gonna be left...


33 posted on 09/14/2012 7:40:05 AM PDT by MarineDad
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To: Crolis

I doubt they’re prepared for an RPG


34 posted on 09/14/2012 7:41:44 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: SeekAndFind

You cannot reason with evil. When will people admit this?


35 posted on 09/14/2012 7:43:06 AM PDT by vpintheak (Occupy your Brain!)
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To: MarineDad

For some inexplicable reason, my decade-old tagline took a hike...

It went like this:

“Wherever mosques and JDAM’s meet, civilization benefits.”

Gone, but certainly not forgotten!


36 posted on 09/14/2012 7:44:24 AM PDT by MarineDad
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To: Crolis

A lot of people think the Swiss Guards just walk around with cute uniforms and carry pikes. I’m quite sure there is a lot more to it.


37 posted on 09/14/2012 7:45:20 AM PDT by Sigurdrifta
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To: vpintheak

I think that creepy Burger King guy was responsible for this egregious attack on the KFC.


38 posted on 09/14/2012 7:48:13 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working fors)
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To: MarineDad

I like that line.


39 posted on 09/14/2012 7:48:51 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: nuconvert

I do worry about that. I know the Popemobile has ballistic glass, but that won’t do much against roadside bombs or RPGs.


40 posted on 09/14/2012 7:57:18 AM PDT by Crolis ("To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it." -GKC)
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To: SeekAndFind

If I had time, I’d photoshop that picture of Obama as Urkel in front of these burning buildings and saying, “Did I do that?”


41 posted on 09/14/2012 7:57:34 AM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: SeekAndFind
A Hardee's and a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) fast food outlet burns after protesters set the building on fire in Tripoli, northern Lebanon September 14, 2012. Hundreds of protesters set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken and a Hardee's restaurant in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday, witnesses said, shouting anti-U.S. slogans

What a bunch of dumb asses. Those franchises are owned by ME businessmen.

42 posted on 09/14/2012 7:58:05 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: circlecity

+1. LOL


43 posted on 09/14/2012 7:58:18 AM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: blueunicorn6
President of The United States Obama runs to Las Vegas to hide at a fundraiser.

Close, but no, he went there to collect money. He's the type that would go through a brick wall to get at a liquor store cash register.

44 posted on 09/14/2012 8:04:09 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: BerryDingle
What a bunch of dumb asses. Those franchises are owned by ME businessmen.

That's what I was thinking but also there could be some irony depending on how good a muslim owned this franchise.

45 posted on 09/14/2012 8:07:08 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: DesertRhino

To think we are sending these psychopathic animals billions of dollars really makes you wonder what that motive is all about. There is no appeasing these nutjobs. Are the leftists that stupid or do they really want their own destruction or can’t the see the forest from the trees?


46 posted on 09/14/2012 8:07:40 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: jsanders2001
I agree. His appeasements, two-facedness (telling one government he would support them then turnaround and tell their enemy the same thing) and generosity with dangling carrots make him seem weak and of poor character to Middle Eastern culture who would cut his head off and serve his nuts on a platter if they could. The enemy sees him for what he is; spineless and a compulsive liar. He gets no respect from them whatsoever and now he is going to reap what he sows by the hand of God, Almighty.

I just saw Obama's America 2016 and it is mentioned how a younger Obama used that strategy of people wanting to help him and how he would garner Republican and Democrat support and basically lie to both sides to get his ultimate goal of becoming president. Sounds like this is his foreign policy as well. Only problem is there will be more murders because of his doing and his way of manipulating people for his own political gain.

47 posted on 09/14/2012 8:12:01 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: B212
There two “women” running foreign policy, Obama, and H. Clinton

Valerie Jarrett, not Obozo..................

48 posted on 09/14/2012 8:14:26 AM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: Sigurdrifta

They carry Uzis under their tops.........


49 posted on 09/14/2012 8:15:48 AM PDT by Red Badger (Anyone who thinks wisdom comes with age is either too young or too stupid to know the difference....)
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To: SeekAndFind

CNN and MSNBC are reporting that the cause of the blaze is likely a chicken recipe that is too hot.

50 posted on 09/14/2012 8:20:22 AM PDT by frithguild (You can call me Snippy the Anti-Freeper)
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