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Responding to the escalating anti-government protests in Egypt, President Obama warned Monday that there could be more violence and urged people on both sides of the uprising to "show restraint."
The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has extended its temporary closure through Tuesday because of anti-government demonstrations in Egypt's capital, officials said Monday on the embassy's Facebook page.
The United States is working to ensure its embassy and diplomats in Egypt are safe, President Obama said Saturday after one American was killed and opposition groups vowed millions would march on Cairo in an effort to oust Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.
A day after an American student from Maryland was killed during protests in Cairo, President Obama said Saturday his most urgent priority is protecting U.S. diplomatic posts in Egypt.