Security Message for U.S. Citizens

The Embassy is aware of a potential threat posted on a website by the Hassm Group, a known terrorist organization, suggesting some kind of unspecified action this evening.  The Embassy has no further information about this potential threat, but is in contact with Egyptian authorities.  Additional information will be provided if it becomes available.

U.S. citizens should continue to follow sound security practices and adhere to the security guidelines provided in the Travel Warning for Egypt issued by the State Department on December 23, 2016.

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