American embassy issues strong warning to citizens to avoid demonstrations in Egypt

Posted on June 21, 2013 • Filed under: Civil Unrest, Egypt, Tourist Warning

According to, the US embassy in Cairo issued a security warning on Thursday, urging American citizens in Egypt to avoid protests planned for Friday. The Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups, including the centrist Wasat Party and the ultra-conservative Al-Gamaa Al-Islamiya, plan to hold a “million-man” march on Friday in Cairo’s Nasr City to denounce violence, which they accuse opposition groups of planning for an upcoming day of anti-government rallies on 30 June. Read article

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