Al-Ahram: Egyptians Paid to Storm Israeli Embassy in Cairo

(Jerusalem Post) Egyptian rioters who stormed the Israeli Embassy in Cairo were paid by a wealthy tycoon, Egypt's state-run Al-Ahram reported Sunday. Quoting a "judicial source," the day before the incident protesters were taken by "luxury tourist buses" to a lavish dinner where each participant was given an envelope with between 5,000-11,000 Egyptian pounds ($850-1,850), and instructed to "go to the embassy and create chaos."

2011-09-19 00:00:00

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