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President Obama addresses the UN over Middle East tensions

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A Palestinian Salafist shouts slogans as protesters burn a picture of US President Barack Obama along with Israeli and US flags during a demonstration against an amateur film mocking Islam in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on September 14, 2012. Anti-US protests by crowds whipped into fury by a film that mocks Islam erupted across the Muslim world, as violence exploded in Sudan, Lebanon, Tunisia and Yemen leaving five dead and dozens injured. SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images

President Obama spoke to the United Nations General Assembly today, addressing the demonstrations over the anti-Muslim video that sparked protests in Libya and elsewhere. He also discussed Iran's non-compliance with the U.N.'s Atomic Energy Commission.

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