The protesters are said to have dared the tight security around the embassy and reached the compound grounds and burned the U.S. flag and replaced it with a black banner. Before forcing their way into the embassy compound, protestors removed the embassy's sign and set tires ablaze.
It looks like the protests against the US will spread to other Muslim countries since the Muslims have considered the film blasphemous and an insult to their prophet.
The movie with the title "Innocence of Muslims", first came to attention in Egypt after its trailer was dubbed into Arabic and posted on YouTube and Muslims found it overtly ridiculing Prophet Muhammad.
Yemen, as key U.S. ally, is fighting an al Qaeda-backed militancy in the southern part of the country.
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