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Al Qaeda Wants More Attacks on US Embassies

Ed Giles/Getty Images(BEIRUT) -- A branch of Al Qaeda has called for continued attacks on American embassies and their diplomats.

On Tuesday, Al Qaeda in the Land of the Islamic Magreb issued a statement calling on followers to escalate their protests and said that insults to the prophet Mohammed would be met with beheadings.

The statement follows a week of anti-American protests over a film mocking the prophet Mohammed.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Al Qaeda Wants More Attacks on US Embassies

Ed Giles/Getty Images(BEIRUT) -- A branch of Al Qaeda has called for continued attacks on American embassies and their diplomats.

On Tuesday, Al Qaeda in the Land of the Islamic Magreb issued a statement calling on followers to escalate their protests and said that insults to the prophet Mohammed would be met with beheadings.

The statement follows a week of anti-American protests over a film mocking the prophet Mohammed.

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

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