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Egypt protesters outraged by anti-Muslim film

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  • Warning shots fired outside U.S. embassy in Cairo
  • Riot police keep protesters at bay

Many believe the furor over a film was only an excuse for suspected Al Qaeda operatives to attack the U.S. Embassy in Libya on Tuesday, the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. 

But CNN's Ian Lee, reporting from Cairo, says the Egyptian protests focus almost entirely on the film called “Innocence of Muslims, which many Muslims feel is extremely offensive and mocks the Prophet Mohammed.  The Egyptian president himself even condemned the online movie.

Read more: Victims of the Libya attack: Who were they?

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