Nonessential U.S. government staff begin to leave Egypt

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In a reflection of the hit Egypt’s vital tourism sector was experiencing, the airport’s arrival hall was largely empty. The only people moving through were journalists flying in to cover the country’s protests, as well as a group of about 345 Sudanese, airport officials said.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

Associated Press reporters from across Europe contributed to this report.


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