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Yemeni protesters storm U.S. embassy compound in Sanaa

Protesters gather outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. Hundreds of Yemeni demonstrators stormed the U.S. embassy in Sanaa on Thursday in protest against a film they consider blasphemous to Islam, and security guards tried to hold them off by firing into the air. Yemen's embassy in Washington said no casualties were reported when the protesters stormed the U.S. embassy compound in Sanaa on Thursday. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Protesters gather outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. Hundreds of Yemeni demonstrators stormed the U.S. embassy in Sanaa on Thursday in protest against a film they consider blasphemous to Islam, and security guards tried to hold...more

Protesters gather outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. Hundreds of Yemeni demonstrators stormed the U.S. embassy in Sanaa on Thursday in protest against a film they consider blasphemous to Islam, and security guards tried to hold them off by firing into the air. Yemen's embassy in Washington said no casualties were reported when the protesters stormed the U.S. embassy compound in Sanaa on Thursday. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A vehicle burns at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A vehicle burns at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A vehicle burns at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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A man gestures to the camera as protesters try to break a window of a vehicle outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A man gestures to the camera as protesters try to break a window of a vehicle outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

A man gestures to the camera as protesters try to break a window of a vehicle outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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Damaged vehicles are seen as protesters gather outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Damaged vehicles are seen as protesters gather outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Damaged vehicles are seen as protesters gather outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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Protesters break windows at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Protesters break windows at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Protesters break windows at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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Protesters climb a fence surrounding the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Protesters climb a fence surrounding the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Protesters climb a fence surrounding the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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Protesters climb a fence at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Protesters climb a fence at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

Protesters climb a fence at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa September 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
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