Israel Reopens Cairo Embassy

(Jerusalem Post) Herb Keinon - On Monday some two dozen protesters were injured by Egyptian police outside the Israel Embassy in Cairo after the most unruly protest since the 1979 Israeli-Egyptian peace accord. Roughly 1,000 Egyptians, chanting anti-Israel slogans and burning an Israeli flag, at one point tried to remove security barriers outside the building. An Israel Foreign Ministry spokesman in Jerusalem said the protest included the "usual suspects," including Nasserites and radical Islamists.

2011-05-18 00:00:00

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