Earlier, “civil unrest” prompted the Canadian Embassy in Cairo to shut down operations:
Canadian embassy in Cairo is shut-down until further notice. @RichardMadan has the latest on the violent anti-government protests in Egypt.
— CTV National News (@CTVNationalNews) January 28, 2013
Now, with the Arab Spring is in full bloom once again:
— Ed Giles (@edgiles) January 28, 2013
— NoJusticeNoPeace (@anubidal) January 28, 2013
— betsy hiel (@betsy_hiel) January 28, 2013
The U.S. Embassy has followed suit:
State Dept: Our embassy in Cairo closed early today, released people in response to protests on street. We're monitoring for further steps
— Hannah Allam (@HannahAllam) January 28, 2013
Per Catherine Herridge – US Embassy in Cairo closed this morning "in response to unrest"
— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) January 28, 2013
Hmmm … only yesterday, the Lightbringer was bragging to CBS’ Steve Kroft about his incredible “leadership” when it came to Egypt. Mayhaps his horn-tooting was a bit premature.
— Amy (@AmyOtto8) January 28, 2013
— Texas Bill (@PMgeezer) January 28, 2013
What happens when you give F-16 fighters to Egypt, America has to close its Cairo Embassy and civilians run for their lives.
— Ronnie Spangler (@Mar4L) January 28, 2013
Well, we’re nothing if not generous.
What’s going on? Oh, you know. The usual:
Because of rioting, the American Embassy in Cairo is closed. Did White House find another youTube video or something? #TCOT
— Josie Buzz (@JosieBuzz) January 28, 2013
Indeed. Meanwhile, what does this say about Obama’s favorite gal pal?
The closing the our Cairo embassy highlights Hilary's failure as Secretary of State. #tcot
— David J. Gallant (@Daveglt) January 28, 2013
Wonder if Hillary saw those cables.