Middle East and North Africa
At least three die as protesters attack U.S. embassy in Tunis
TUNIS, Sept 14 (Reuters) - At least three people died and 28 others were wounded on Friday after hundreds of protesters incensed by a U.S.-made film insulting the Prophet Mohammad attacked the U.S. embassy in the Tunisian capital, state television said.
A Reuters reporter had seen police open fire to try to quell the assault, in which protesters managed to penetrate the embassy building.
ISTANBUL/ANKARA President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey on Saturday, ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup.