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Middle East / US Embassies / Egypt, Libya #1030564

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 2012
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The warnings to US embassies and consulates noted.

(Cairo: Lama Hasan) The day of rage in Egypt and across the Middle East aimed at the US featured; scenes shown of security forces and protesters in Cairo and demonstration in Yemen at the US compound; details given about the movie "The Innocence of Muslims" that denigrates the prophet Muhammad and the dispute between the US embassy and the Muslim Brotherhood noted; Tweets quoted.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The deadly attack in Libya that led to the deaths of US ambassador Chris Stevens and three others introduced.

(Tripoli: Jeffrey Kofman) The US response to events in Libya reviewed; scenes shown from Libya.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The five-hour attack on the US consulate examined; diagrams of the compound and the locations of where four American diplomats were killed shown; details given about warning signs about the anti-Muslim movie airing in Egypt. [State Department spokeswoman Victoria NULAND†- talks about the Benghazi security.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The background to the anti-Muslim movie made by one Nakoula Basseley Nakoula†, aka Sam Bacila†, who is a Coptic Christian and has felony convictions, examined; details given about the movie's financing. [L.A. County sheriff's department Steven WHITMORE†- says our presence is for security.] [Actress Cindy GARCIA - says she did not know about the film's anti-Muslim bent.] How Nakoula is in hiding discussed.

Sawyer, Diane;
Hasan, Lama;
Kofman, Jeffrey;
Raddatz, Martha;
Ross, Brian

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