Nakoula Basseley Nakoula in a courtroom sketch done on Sept. 27, 2012.
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September 26, 2013 Nakoula Basseley Nakoula's Innocence of Muslims sparked deadly protests in Muslim nations last year. It was also part of the controversy over how the Obama administration responded to the attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. Nakoula was in jail on an unrelated charge of violating probation.
November 7, 2012 Mark Basseley Youssef admitted to violating four of eight conditions of his probation. He'd previously served 21 months in prison for bank fraud. His film, Innocence of Muslims, which depicted Prophet Muhammad as a fraud, sparked violence in the Muslim world.
September 20, 2012 Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a.k.a. Sam Bacile, dubbed vile words over her performance and turned it into "a hateful anti-Islamic production," Cindy Lee Garcia says in a court filing. She wants YouTube to take down the video.
Los Angles County Sheriff's officers escort an unidentified person out of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula's home in Cerritos, Calif., early Saturday.
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September 18, 2012 An Egyptian prosecutor said if convicted, the Americans — including the Quran-burning Florida pastor Terry Jones — could face the death penalty.
September 17, 2012 Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, who news outlets describe as an Egyptian-born Coptic Christian, left before his wife and children.
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