Egyptian protesters scale US Embassy wall in Cairo, tear down American flag

Egyptian Islam-o-thugs attacked the US Embassy in Cairo, Egypt today, tearing down the American flag and replacing it with an Islamic one, all in protest of a film that seemingly told the truth about their prophet Muhammad. Geez, you’d think we burned a Koran or something:

FOX NEWS – Egyptian protesters, largely ultraconservative Islamists, climbed the walls of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Tuesday, made their way into the courtyard and brought down the flag, replacing it with a black flag with an Islamic inscription to protest a film attacking Islam’s prophet, Muhammad.

Hundreds of protesters marched to the embassy in downtown Cairo, gathering outside its walls and chanting against the movie, which was reportedly produced in the United States.

“Say it, don’t fear: Their ambassador must leave,” the crowd chanted.

Dozens of protesters then scaled the embassy walls, took down the flag from a pole in the courtyard and brought it back to the crowd outside. The crowd tried to burn it, but failing that, tore it apart. The protesters on the wall then raised on the flagpole a black flag with the Muslim declaration of faith on it, “There is no god but God and Muhammad is his prophet.” The flag, similar to the banner used by Al Qaeda, is commonly used by ultraconservatives around the region.

In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the U.S. was working with Egyptian authorities to try to restore order.

Almost all the staff had left before the embassy was breached, a U.S. official said. Only a few staff members were still inside, as embassy security had sent most staff home early after learning of the upcoming protest. The situation is still fluid, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t authorized to speak publicly on the matter.

An official in the embassy in Cairo said the ambassador was out of town.

Egyptian media say the movie was recently produced in the United States by an anti-Muslim group. The film, clips of which are available on the social website YouTube, depicts Muhammad as a fraud, showing him having sex and calling for massacres. Muslims find it offensive to depict Muhammad in any fashion, much less in an insulting way.

The protests came after some Egyptian media have been reporting on the film for several days, with ultraconservative clerics going on air to denounce it.

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  • Amy

    Our official response:

    The Embassy of the United States in Cairo condemns the continuing efforts by misguided individuals to hurt the religious feelings of Muslims – as we condemn efforts to offend believers of all religions. Today, the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, Americans are honoring our patriots and those who serve our nation as the fitting response to the enemies of democracy. Respect for religious beliefs is a cornerstone of American democracy. We firmly reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt the religious beliefs of others

    Appeasement never gets old for this administration.

    • p m

      …hurt the (religious) feelings of muslims? WTF? Is this an example of the new low in diplomatic-speak?

      • Amy

        I know – I’m sure it was written by one of our best & brightest! That first line almost reads like it’s from The Onion or something similar – that’s why I posted the link. This is the official statement. Vomit worthy as it is…

        • p m

          Forgot to thank you for the link, Amy – thanks!

    • Gee, I seem to recall they wrote a similar official response when the Last Temptation of Christ came out… NOT.

  • WordsFailMe

    Who’s in that embassy? Obama appointee’s? Jon Huntsman Jerk? Screw them.

    • Betsey_Ross

      Where were the Marines? Did they go home early, too????

      • WordsFailMe

        Were these the ones chosen especially by the Obama administration? Tax dodgers and hairy dwarf females from Chicago.

        My bet is that, if theyere were marines assigned, they had orders to negotiate and each been issued pamphlets in English and Farsi. Wouldn’t want to offend off a muslim baboon .

        • It’s heartbreaking to think about the military out there fighting for us and having the total closet Muslim slimeball undermining them at every move while pretending to care about them.

        • Christian Taylor

          Do you know you’re dumb?

          • WordsFailMe

            ““Go to hell. The way America works, the way a democracy works is that everybody has a right to express themselves….”

            Charles Krauthammer, Sept. 11, 2012

      • KenInMontana

        Marine Embassy Detachments have very clear and specific orders regarding defending the Embassy and its staff, as well as the use of deadly force in these situations. They are also duty bound to follow the orders of the US Ambassador. You should do some research before shooting off your mouth and displaying your ignorance, particularly before disrespecting those that stand on the wall in your stead.

  • stevenbiot

    We need to close down all embassies in the Middle East, and be done with those 7th century pedophile worshipers.

    • Sober_Thinking

      Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. They have been stupified and show no desire to wake up and join the rest of the civilized world.

  • “Dozens of protesters then scaled the embassy walls, took down the flag from a pole in the courtyard and brought it back to the crowd outside. The crowd tried to burn it, but failing that, tore it apart.”

    sorry, i couldn’t help but LOL reading that…..

    • Marky_D

      Well, you may LOL… but one of these days, those guys are going to discover fire – then we will see who’s laughing!

  • iaintlyin

    And to think, President 0 is preparing to release $1 billion to the Egyptian gov’t soon. ! billion dollars of our money (borrowed from China, I assume) is scheduled to be given to the Muslim Brotherhood to help shore up their economy and to bribe them letting us think they like us. Incredible but true.

    • Pyrran

      Actually, they’re going to buy submarines from Iran with that money.
      You see, when you spread the wealth around, it helps everyone.

      • TheRedLeaf

        Everyone but the tax payers. F***, who makes these decisions to hand out that much money to countries in diaspora with crackpots at the top? I’d rather spend that money to get back to the moon!

        America, spend your money on NASA, not basket cases!

  • smmy33

    Maybe Obama can go over there and bow to someone. Perhaps that will make everyone feel better.

    People here are being very unfair to President Obama. He has in the past spoken out very forthrightly against those who cling to guns and religion. Do you think he only meant white Pennsylvanians? You don’t appreciate the subtlety of the man.

    Son Of Carter. Maybe another hostage taking will be the October surprise. First carter give us Khomenei. Now Obama is giving us The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.
    What could go wrong?

    • p m

      It’s reported that the embassy is empty except for the guards – the ambassador is ‘out of town’ and staff were sent home early. If ‘home’ is any safer…but there are other ME embassies that could be targets.

  • shield1

    Omaba caught channeling Jimmy Carter and Neville Chamberlain again; that embassy is US soil and all he can say is “its our fault, sorry?”

    This is not a President, this is a child.

  • Let’s not rush to judgement over high-spirited pranks of a few hungry street urchins. Our relationship with our ally Egypt remains true & firm at the highest levels.

    • Amy

      snarkism? or are you serious… Because most of us conservatives have serious heartburn over the fact that Egypt’s newly elected leaders have ties to our highest levels.

    • BHliberty

      You have got to be kidding!

      “Our relationship with our ally Egypt remains true & firm at the highest levels”.

      Since when were we in kinship with the Muslim Brotherhood! And tell me genious if Egypt would continue to align with us if we sought to assist Israel when attacked? Hmmmm…..

    • PFFV

      Yeah right, just like our true and firm high level relationship with Iran. Sheesh what a moroon!

    • NYGino

      “…..high spirited pranks by a few hungry street urchins”

      This is, without a doubt, the most asinine, ignorant statement I have ever read in my life, and I read a lot. I have been sitting in front of my monitor for a good 20 minutes trying to think of an appropriate response to your post and have come to the conclusion that anything anybody can say about it won’t approach the level of contempt that your statement, by itself, brings upon you.

  • JoelDick


  • “There is no god but God and Muhammad is his prophet.” Just wanted to
    correct this statement.It should read “there is no god but allah and muhammad is…” allah is not GOD. please learn the facts. the Judeo-Christian God most of us worship has absolutely no relationship with
    allah. This is fundamental to understanding the truth about islam.
    As for the rabble tearing down the flag and shredding it, what would
    you expect from the Muslin Brotherhood?

    • Muhammad is the prophet of the dark lord, not God IMHO.

  • The way you restore order is with excessive force. The one thing Powell was actually right about.

    • PFFV

      Powell is a traitor and should never be trusted. Anyone that votes for a candidate just because he (or she) is the same skin color is incompetent on all levels! I like many used to respect and admire Colon Powell until he came out as a R.I.N.O. and admitted that he supported Obama and his ‘Fundamental Transformation’ of our nation into a socialist dictatorship. Powell is the lowest of the low and a cowardly man in my humble opinion.

      • Maybe Powell fell for the NObama BS… A lot of people did. NObama is good at BSing people… I wonder if he would support him again now.

  • sjmom

    Isn’t Cairo where Obama gave his pro Islam speech when he was first elected and apologized for the US? Goes to show weakness invites abuse.

    • jlbs


    • sDee

      YES! at Al Azhar University…………………………

      “Obama’s Most Revered Islamic University Outlaws Judaism in Egypt”

      Obama’s malignant pro-jihadist foreign policy continues to yield poisonous fruit.

      President Obama made his infamous submission speech to the Muslim world at Al Azhar University back in June 2009. President Obama invited the then-banned Muslim Brotherhood to hear his speech.

      Obama described Al-Azhar University this way: “For over a thousand years, Al-Azhar has stood as a beacon of Islamic learning, and for over a century, Cairo University has been a source of Egypt’s advancement.”

      Al-Azhar University, the most respected authority in Sunni Islam, is issuing these genocidal edicts and calling for homicide bombings

    • Jerseygalnny

      Well said!

  • denbren52

    The protesters raised a black flag while Obama wanted the Embassy to raise the white flag and apologize for whatever we did to hurt their feelings. DISGUSTING! This POS POTUS must be defeated on November 6th.

  • p m

    Hey, zero, as others are saying about the ‘arab spring’ You Built That.

    With money stolen from Americans $1.5Billion Gift, $1Billion soon to be forgiven debt to the US, and $4.5Billion coming soon from the IMF, with zero’s blessing.

    Oh, and zero can’t meet with Bibi, but can go out of his way to support Egypt getting 2 U-boats to harrass Israel’s trade routes and likely destroy Israeli oil and natural gas rigs.

    • Patriot077

      This makes me want to scream!

      This administration is diabolical no matter how you look at it. I never say “it can’t get much worse” anymore.

      We truly need to pray for God’s protection.
      This is O/T but Pastor John Hagee will begin his 40 Days of Prayer on Sept 28. If you want to participate:

  • las1

    Doncha just love when the media describes jihadists and their sympathizers “conservative”… in this case ultra-conservative.

    • Well it is actuate in this case. To be conservative is to go back, American conservatives want to go back to the constitution, Muslim conservatives want to go back to an United Islamic Caliphate.

      • las1

        You hear it often from progressives.

        It’s not their striving to adhere to journalistic accuracy… it’s their constructing of a narrative linking and making equivalent violent “conservative” muslim jihadist extremism with American conservatives.

        • NYGino

          las1 you have a very keen understanding of the MSM’s ways. Thanks.

  • PFFV

    Ahhh Islam, the religion of peace and tolerance, oops, no not at all. This must be the highly touted Muslim Brotherhood that Obama and Billary like so much. It looks like things are under control over there since they (Obama/Hillary) removed Mubarak the long time ally of the USA. Democrat’s have everything in their warped minds bass ackwards. Democrat’s = Socialism, Big Bloated Unfunded Government Programs , Republican’s = Conservatism, Fiscally Responsible Limited Federal Government and a return to our founding principles and values. Stick to the Constitution Stupid!

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  • See now, if we had an actual President, and not a manchild pretending to be one, we’d have send in special forces and Marines to protect the embassy and the people inside. But we don’t and he won’t. NO surprise there.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Heathen animals. And our embassy blames us for this. Idiots.

    • PFFV

      Ron Paul thinks we deserved to be hit on 9-11 too. It’s amazing how warped people are today. Nothing would have stopped the attacks on 9-11 except Bill Clinton taking out Obama (oops) Osama bin Laden when he had him in the crosshairs. Thanks to Bill Clinton ‘the real war on women’ for not stopping the mastermind of 9-11 when he had the chance. The left loves Slick Willie as much as they like killing unwanted babies.

      • Sober_Thinking

        Spot on my friend.

  • muhammad was a pedophile who “received visions” from a jinn, a demon. He named his fake god on the name of an arabian moon god. He required jizya from his own countymen, then put them to the sword.
    So basically, the brotherhood is true to their so called prophet because they behave in the same evil ways.

    • Sober_Thinking

      “Stupid is as stupid does.”

      Even a simple man can understand that…

  • JohnBarry2012

    Obama Administration still wants to give the Egypt $1.5 billion without Congress’s approval to a hostile country who pokes you in the eyes and torches the flag in your embassy?
    No doubt, Obama will win the foreign policy debate hands down over Mitt Romney.

  • Landscaper

    hold on boys, cut that out “our president is a muslim” yall ain’t heard yet??????

  • maynardb50

    Marines. Shoot them!

  • Pyrran

    smaaaaaaaaaaart diplomacy

    I guess all that’s left for Obama before he leaves is to burn down the White House and blow up the Washington Monument. No more golf or basketball this year, Barack!

  • James Earl Carter is sitting back, laughing and nodding his head in approval, saying:

    “Now your journey to the Dark Side is complete.”

    Obama has, now, set up the Egyptian Embassy to suffer the same fate that Carter set the Iranian Embassy up to suffer. He has, finally, once and for all, portrayed the United States as being the complete wet paper tiger, lacking even the will to defend itself, and a perennial victim. The Egyptian Embassy is now in danger of being stormed, and the personnel inside abducted, or even murdered, all with government approval. Carter helped dig the foundation of the House of Islam, when he enabled rampaging ragheads to dig the basement of their caliphate house in the form of Iran. Now, Obama has given the workmen the rest of the materials they need to finish their house, the caliphate, by enabling the so-called “Arab Spring”. Events are now going to come full circle, and people are going to die.

    This embassy needs to undergo shutdown, evacuation and destruction.

    Step One: I would sever all ties with Egypt’s government, but not with the Copts. The embassy would be shut down and closed off to all Egyptian nationals.

    Step Two: I would have the USN and USMC heavy lift (using Sikorsky CH-56 Tarhe-class heavy lift helicopters) modified (armed) Cougar-class MRAPs into the closed compound, simultaneous to emplacing a reinforced Marine Corps Security Force Regiment Recapture Tactics Team, with air support provided by Super Cobra assault helicopters. The USMC Maritime Special Purpose Forces would be reinforcement. They would have orders to secure the compound from any, and all, intrusion, hostile or not. Anyone, even intruding with non-violent purposes would be ordered shot dead, on the spot, and their body left where it fell. MSPF would, under cover of darkness, leave the compound and aggressively eliminate all nearby threats, as well as identify others that could become threats in the short term. Egyptian nationals would be expelled from the property.

    Step Three: All sensitive information that could not be secured would be destroyed. Embassy staff would be airlifted out by helicopter, under armed Marine Corps assault helicopter escort. Any ground targets that presented any threat, whatsoever, would be destroyed, and all personnel killed, with overwhelming force.

    Step Four: Once all personnel have been EVACd to a waiting ship, or discharged from duty, back into the Egyptian population, the Marines would be airlifted with all weapons and equipment.

    Step Five: The embassy building and grounds would be destroyed by USN airstrikes and naval bombardment, until rendered beyond reclaiming by OPFOR (Opposing Forces) (Enemy).

    At no time would I communicate with the Egyptian government. If they wanted to communicate with the US, it would have to be through a Copt. I would permanently leave a heavy USN/USMC/USA presence offshore, close to Israel from USFLTFORCOM (United States Fleet Forces Command), including at least one ship sporting the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. This would be the line Egyptians, Iranians, Syrians, etc. would have to cross, before getting to Israel. Egypt would be under threat of becoming like Pakistan: a drone warfare and USSOCOM playground, where terrorists drop dead, disappear or explode, without warning.

    Make no mistake: Egypt and islam are the enemies, and we have to fight them. PERIOD. Obama is setting up who-knows-how-many people for abduction, injury and death. He is literally encouraging the enemies, endangering both American and Israel national security at risk, and placing the lives of hundreds of millions in jeopardy.

    Yet, I’ll bet Obama couldn’t give any less of a damn.

    • Jay

      0’s support of our enemies and denial of Israel are setting us up for another terrorist attack(s) which of course will be blamed on Romney because it’s his watch, while everything else up to Nov. 6th is still Bush’s. Maddening in its predictability, isn’t it?

  • B-Funk

    Good Lord! We need to absolutely cow these people! They should be shaking in their boots, not scaling Embassy walls and destroying our flag! How is it a bunch of moon-worshipping cattle-herders are allowed to walk all over us?! For the love of all things holy, we should stand with Israel and scare the beJe— out of these idiots!

  • I blame NASA for all of this. They didn’t do enough muslim outreach to these people as Obama ordered them to as their highest priority.

    • NYGino

      Yes, NASA’s fault.


    …just NUKE EM , oh I forgot you all have a Hussein in the Oval Office .”

  • NYGino

    Lets send then more money that we are borrowing from China, lots and lots more.

  • Now there is an American official dead and another one “seriously injured.” This is unacceptable. And I didn’t think I could get more pissed after hearing Obama declined to meet with Netanyahu because he was doing Letterman.


  • iaintlyin

    I wonder what the jerkoffs delayed reaction will be. “Remember America, this is a fledgling gov’t. and there has to be some give and take in situations that arise from our friends in Egypt. Have patience, but let me state assertively, that we as a country will not take much more of this.” to start

    • No racism or bigoty in you huh?

      • iaintlyin

        no not really, why do you ask? The reaction I predicted came to fruition, he did root for the arab spring and its my opinion that we need to galvanize against the stated factions because 1 the muslims in this country still have not condemned whats going on, 2 the socialist president and his ilk are destroying the country that is the most successful ever (and most giving by the way), 3 the unions, public ones, have broken each states economy by demanding salaries and pensions far larger than private sector and 4 the freaks of sex have wrought enough degenerate processes to fill any existing empty beds in our criminal system. That includes priests disabled leeches and any other pervert you can read a story about in your local paper today,. BTW i have no idea where you live but i’m willing to bet theres a pervert story in your local paper. Racist, far from it, bigot i doubt that too. Realist, i’m guilty

  • Constance

    Gee, another showing of animals scaling walls, destroying property, and shoving their religious nonsense down our throats. Never saw this one coming.

  • Well, I just said a little while ago (just a few hours), that the incident in Egypt would lead to another attack on an embassy, and death. Amazing how predictable ragheads are. Listening to ABC news, Obama’s given a bunch of criminal trespassers (illegal aliens) given a large group amnesty, and not a single mention of either the Egyptian attack, nor the attack in Syria. Trespassers and union thugs in Chicago were more important.

  • white531

    It is getting late. I understand that many of you, including the Moderators here, are trying to keep a lid on this, so that it does not get out of control. The fact remains, that two U.S. Embassies were attacked today, and the United States of America offered little resistance, except for a weak apology.

    I am going to take a page out of Michelle Obama’s diary, when she said that this was the first time she was proud of America, even having lived here her entire life.

    Well, Michelle, this is the first time I am ashamed of my country, for allowing street rabble to climb the walls of an American Embassy and tear down the American flag, and we offered no resistance. Doesn’t sound like the America I grew up with.

  • Kordane

    If you ever want to see the true face of Islam, then just criticize its founder. Seemingly moderate looking Muslims will suddenly turn into frothing-at-the-mouth jihadis. That last it always there, just beneath the skin; the moderation is merely a façade to hide their true nature.