Canadian Embassy in Cairo closes

Published: 8 December 2014

''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.''

McGill expert: 

Rex Brynen - Department of Political Science 

Expertise: Political tension in the Middle East

rex.brynen [at] (Email)

Source: Canadian Embassy in Cairo closes for unspecified security reasons

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