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Britain reopens Cairo embassy, ending 9-day security closure
Britain reopens Cairo embassy, ending 9-day security closure

The British Embassy in Cairo reopened Tuesday, nine days after shutting down over security concerns, but officials gave no immediate details about the nature of the threat that prompted the closure. In a statement posted on its website and emailed to journalists announcing that it was again open to the public, the embassy appeared eager to dispel any notion that it harbored wider concerns over security in Egypt. The Western-allied Egyptian government is struggling to rebuild the country's ravaged tourist industry and attract foreign investment. Egyptian news reports had cited security officials as saying that there had been unspecified threats against foreign nationals, tourist...

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