14 Suspects in Tripoli’s KFC, Hardee’s attack arrested

14 people have been arrested in the assault on the KFC, Hardee’s fast food outlets and the Serail during protests against an anti-Islam U.S. film last week, according to Tripoli police chief Brig. Gen. Bassam al-Ayyoubi said the 14 suspects had set alight the fast food restaurants and tried to storm the Tripoli Serail

Anti-film protests underscore divide in Lebanon

The urge to defend Islam’s most unifying figure, the Prophet Muhammad, wasn’t enough to bring together Lebanon’s divided Sunni and Shiite Muslims. The two sects, which have been locked for years in a sometimes violent political rivalry, held separate protests Friday against an anti-Islam movie.

Hezbollah chief makes rare appearance, warns U.S.

Beirut, Lebanon -Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a rare appearance before tens of thousands of faithful, said on Monday the United States would face grave repercussions across the Muslim world unless it suppressed a film that demeans the Prophet Mohammad.

Hezbollah chief calls for anti-Islam film protests in Lebanon

The head of Lebanon’s Shi’ite militant group Hezbollah on Sunday called for nationwide protests over a film about the Prophet Muhammad, saying that the United States must be held accountable for creating strife between Muslims and Christians. The call came as Western embassies across the Muslim world remained on high alert

Suspected anti-Islam filmmaker questioned

A man purported to be a filmmaker involved with the anti-Islam video sparking violent unrest in the Middle East and North Africa was escorted by deputies from his Cerritos, Calif., home shortly after midnight Saturday morning, NBCLosAngeles.com reported. Media and law enforcement had been staking out the home at the end of a cul de […]