''Canada's Embassy in Cairo is closed today until further notice for security reasons, the second diplomatic mission to shut in two days.''
''Egypt is battling an Islamist insurgency largely centred around the Sinai Peninsula, a strategic area near the border with Israel, Gaza and the Suez Canal.''
Rex Brynen - Department of Political Science
Expertise: Political tension in the Middle East
rex.brynen [at] mcgill.ca (Email)