A low-budget film that Muslims say insults the Prophet Muhammad has prompted a wave of protests across various countries.
Western embassies across the Muslim world are on high alert for violence stemming from the film "The Innocence of Muslims" produced by an obscure group in the United States.
Indonesian protesters threw Molotov cocktails, small gasoline bombs, as they clashed with police Monday outside the U.S. embassy in Jakarta. The Indonesian town of Medan also held a demonstration against the film.
On a road leading to the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, protesters shout slogans against the anti-Islam film made in the U.S. mocking the Prophet Muhammad, September 21, 2012.
Afghan university students burn a U.S. flag in the Surkhrod district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, September 19, 2012.
Protesters use sticks to smash the windscreen and windows of a car during an anti-America protest march in Islamabad September 20, 2012.
A protester covers his face in front of tear gas during clashes with riot police along a road at Kornish El Nile leading to the U.S. embassy, near Tahrir Square in Cairo, September 15, 2012.
Pakistani police officers stand guard as Pakistani lawyers chant slogans near the area that houses the U.S. Embassy and other foreign missions in Islamabad, Pakistan, September 19, 2012.
A riot policeman keeps watch during a demonstration in Kabul, September 21, 2012.
Kashmiri medical students protest against the anti-Islam film in Srinagar, India, September 19, 2012.
A Muslim man holds up a placard during a protest against the anti-Islam film in Jammu, India September 21, 2012.
Muslim demonstrators are seen through a flag as they shout anti-U.S. slogans during a protest in Chennai, September 18, 2012.
Pakistani activists of the hard line Sunni party Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) burn a US flag during a protest against an anti-Islam movie in Peshawar, September 18, 2012.
Muslim demonstrators hold a defaced poster of U.S. President Barack Obama during an anti-U.S. protest in Chennai, September 18, 2012.
Protesters set fire to trees in the U.S. Embassy compound in Tunis September 14, 2012.
Nearly 1,000 demonstrators staged a protest in Afghanistan's capital, shouting "death to America" as they burned cars and tires in Kabul near a U.S. military base.
On Sunday, hundreds of Pakistanis protesting the film clashed with police as they tried to march toward the U.S. consulate in the southern city of Karachi. And in Lahore, about 5,000 people protested against the film. Peaceful demonstrations were held in several other cities in Pakistan.
A small group of activists burned an American flag outside the U.S. embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Sunday.
The man allegedly behind the obscure, private film was questioned Saturday by U.S. authorities in California.