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Security Message to U.S. Citizens

This message follows up on the security message distributed on December 6. The Embassy has become aware of calls for demonstrations and protests over the coming days, some of which have the potential to become violent. The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid areas of demonstrations, and to exercise caution in the vicinity of large ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s Proclamation on Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release December 06, 2017 President Donald J. Trump’s Proclamation on Jerusalem as the Capital of the State of Israel “My announcement today marks the beginning of a new approach to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.” – President Donald J. Trump RECOGNIZING JERUSALEM: President ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: President Trump’s announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital

President Trump’s announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has generated significant media attention. At this time we are not aware of any planned demonstrations against this policy. American citizens are urged to monitor local news and exercise normal precautions. Maintain a high level of vigilance, take appropriate steps to ...
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United States Supports Egypt’s Cultural Heritage at Shrine of al-Imam al-Shafi’i

December 6, 2017 CAIRO – Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger joined Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany on December 4 in reviewing the significant archaeological work that the Egyptian organization “Megawra” is undertaking at the historic mausoleum of al-Imam al-Shafi’i, in the cemetery district of Historic Cairo. Megawra’s Athar Lina Initiative for Egyptian Cultural Preservation has been ...
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