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  • U.S. told Egypt it must rescue Israeli embassy workers or suffer ‘consequences,’ sources say

    September 10, 2011 | 10:58 pm

    The United States told Egypt’s military rulers during an attack on the Israeli embassy in Cairo that they must act quickly in order to prevent Israeli personnel from being attacked by Egyptian protesters, Haaretz learned on Saturday.

    According to senior U.S. source that were...

  • Egypt vows to try those who targeted Israel mission

    September 10, 2011 | 10:50 pm

    Egypt’s army rulers vowed on Saturday to try those behind the violence that pushed Israel to evacuate its ambassador from Cairo, as they struggled to contain public fury against the Jewish state while fending off U.S. criticism.

    Washington, which has poured billions of dollars in...

  • Israeli embassy personnel in Cairo rescued from violent protests

    September 10, 2011 | 10:37 pm

    Some 80 personnel and family members of Israel’s embassy in Cairo are safe after being removed in an emergency rescue operation.

    During a riot outside the embassy Friday night, violent protesters broke down the eight-foot-high security wall surrounding the embassy compound and...