Daybreak: Rioters Breach the U.S. Embassy in Yemen
Plus President Obama clarifies U.S. relationship with Egypt: “not an ally”
● Additional anti-American protests have broken out in Cairo and Tehran as well as Saana–the capital of Yemen–where rioters breached the embassy grounds, looting the building, and replacing the American flag. [NYT]
● In an interview with Telemundo, President Obama explained, in the wake of the attack on the Egyptian embassy, that he did not consider the Egyptian government to be an ally of the United States. He also say he did not consider them to be an enemy. [BuzzFeed]
● The Times catches on about how metzitzah b’peh is a divisive practice within the Jewish community and that attempts to regulate circumcision are seldom met without conflict. [NYT]
● Haaretz reports that Iran’s oil exports have now been cut in half by the force of the U.S. sanctions against the country for its nuclear program. [Haaretz]
● The Guardian look back at a 1979 interview with Bob Dylan where he discusses his perception of God and religion. As always, a fascinating look. [Guardian]
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