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About 25 pro-Palestinian protesters vandalized the Israeli Embassy, throwing fireworks and spray-painting graffiti on the embassy walls. One of the vandals was detained.
An agent for Denmark's intelligence agency claimed to have helped the CIA track down al Qaeda ideologue Anwar al Awlaki in Yemen. Thousands of Muslims protested an anti-Islam film in front of the US Embassy in Copenhagen.
A Kurdish TV station lost its broadcast license for two months for failing to cooperate in an investigation into its links with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan blamed Scandinavian countries for increased PKK violence, saying,"Terrorist leaders walk free in these countries, and they allow them to collect financial aid in the streets, creating a resource worth millions of euros."
Authorities arrested eight Kurdish men in Copenhagen suspected of sending as much as $24.6 million to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has been banned in Turkey, the US, and the European Union. Police said more arrests may be forthcoming in the investigation, which is linked to the Copenhagen-based Kurdish television station Roj TV.
About 500 Islamist protesters organized by the Scandinavian arm of the Hizb ut-Tahrir gathered outside the US Embassy in Copenhagen on Sept. 16, condemning the US presence in the Middle East and carrying protest banners. One said: "Freedom of expression, a means of oppression." A spokesman accused the US of creating an atmosphere of Islamophobia. A bag of military-type explosives was found on a Copenhagen street.