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  • **FILE** U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, speaks with U.S. embassy staff workers after a joint press conference in Cairo, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.  (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)

    U.S. embassy worker held 3 weeks without charges in Egypt

    A worker with the U.S. Embassy in Cairo has been detained by local Egyptian authorities and held for the last three weeks, apparently without charges.


  • State Dept. names David Satterfield temporary new top diplomat to Egypt

    The State Department assigned a new chief of diplomatic affairs to the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on Friday, announcing the departure of current Ambassador Anne Patterson, who has served at the embassy during a the tumultuous past two years and has now been nominated to become assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs.


  • An Egyptian protester waves a flag in Tahrir Square during a demonstration against Egypt's Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo on July 1, 2013. Egypt's powerful military warned it will intervene if the Islamist president doesn't "meet the people's demands," giving him and his opponents two days to reach an agreement in what it called a last chance. Hundreds of thousands of protesters massed for a second day calling on Morsi to step down. (Associated Press)

    U.S. Embassy in Cairo closed due to Egyptians' protests

    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.


  • American stabbed outside U.S. Embassy in Cairo

    An American has been rushed to the hospital after being stabbed Thursday on a street outside the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.


  • Egyptian riot police fire tear gas at protesters, not seen, during clashes in front of the Semiramis Intercontinental hotel, background near Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt,Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

    U.S. Embassy closes amid Egyptian violence

    The U.S. Embassy in Cairo shut down Tuesday, as more than 120 were reported injured in the escalating violence that has marked Egypt over the past few days.


  • Illustration Muslim Hope by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    NORTH: Obama's September surprise

    The storming of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and the murders of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, produced chaos this week in the liberal media. Instead of asking about how the heck this could have happened in the aftermath of the Obama administration's Arab Spring euphoria, "reporters" started looking for scapegoats.


  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton listens as President Obama speaks Sept. 12, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on the death of Christopher Stevens, U.S. ambassador to Libya. (Associated Press)

    U.S., Libya to probe violence after slaying of ambassador

    U.S. and Libyan officials launched investigations Wednesday into a deadly nighttime attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, trying to determine whether it was a premeditated assault by Muslim militants or a mob enraged by a U.S.-produced film that derides Islam's Prophet Muhammad.


  • Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney makes comments on the killing of U.S. diplomatic officials in Benghazi, Libya, while speaking in Jacksonville, Fla., on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Romney: White House gave 'mixed signals'

    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday said it's never too early for America to condemn attacks on its sovereignty and said the White House gave "mixed signals" in its response to the breach of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo.


  • Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought down the flag, replacing it with a black flag with Islamic inscription, in protest of a film deemed offensive of Islam. (AP Photo/Mohammed Abu Zaid)

    Mobs storm U.S. missions in Egypt and Libya; 1 American killed

    A State Department officer was killed and another injured Tuesday in separate attacks on a U.S. Consulate in Libya and the U.S. Embassy in Cairo by hard-line Islamic protesters angry about an anti-Islamic film.


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