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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: January 25 Anniversary of 2011 Revolution

The January 25 anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 Revolution was accompanied by security incidents in Cairo and elsewhere in the country. Such incidents have continued to occur throughout the week, notably in Cairo and Alexandria, and there is a heightened risk of violence extending through this weekend. U.S. citizens in Egypt should elevate their security awareness, ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: January 25 Anniversary of 2011 Revolution

January 25, 2015 (Sunday) is a national holiday to commemorate Police Day and is the anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 revolution. Gathering locations in Cairo, to include Tahrir Square, Raba’a al-Adawiya Square, Nadha Square, and perhaps areas in and around government institutions, may attract groups both in celebration and in protest, creating a heightened risk of ...
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USAID and AUC partner to increase employment skills for Ain Shams students

CAIRO – Ain Shams University celebrated the inauguration of two new Career Development Centers funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in coordination with the American University in Cairo (AUC). These Centers aim to build the capacity of career guidance professionals at two faculties at Aim Shams University and to develop a ...
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Embassy Visits New Suez Canal Project

On January 12, Deputy Chief of Mission Thomas H. Goldberger and a U.S. Embassy team were invited by Suez Canal Authority Chairman Admiral Mohab Mameesh to tour the Suez Canal Development Project. The Canal Authority has contacted some of the world’s biggest dredgers and thousands of pieces of earth moving equipment to create the new ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

The following is a re-transmission of the Worldwide Caution released by the Department of State on January 10, 2015: 1. The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those ...
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