Culture

A Map of Muslim Protests Around the World

If you can’t keep track of all the Muslim protests erupting across the globe, you’re not alone. The uproar over a 14-minute anti-Islam YouTube video has sparked furious protests from Somalia to Egypt to Sudan to Tunisia to Libya to Bangladesh to Indonesia to Pakistan. With new reports of protests surfacing every minute, we’ve compiled the latest reported incidents into this handy interactive Google Map. Click the locations and embedded links for more details about each incident.

View the Muslim Protest map in full here.

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Church

KFC In Lebanon Burned In Anger Over Pope Visit

What does the Pope have to do with Col Sanders?!

Hundreds of protesters  set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday, witnesses said, 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.

More pics here.