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Timeline: Anti-US Protests

Sept. 11 Protesters attack U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt and U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americas are killed.

Sept. 12 Anti-U.S. protests spread to several Arab countries.

Sept. 13 Protesters storm U.S. embassy compound in Sana'a, Yemen.

Sept. 14 Protests spread further across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Sept. 15 U.S. orders non-essential personnel and families of diplomats out of Tunisia and Sudan.

Sept. 16 Protests continue in several countries.

Sept. 17 A protester dies during a clash with police in Pakistan.

Sept. 18 Protests spread, forcing early closure of U.S. embassy in Bangkok, Thailand

Sept. 19 France plans embassy closures after a French magazine published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad.