January 9, 2012 Special Dispatch No. 4413

'Egyptian Revolutionary Guard' Threatens to Attack U.S. Embassy

January 9, 2012
Egypt | Special Dispatch No. 4413

In recent days, media in Egypt and elsewhere have reported that an organization calling itself "The Egyptian Revolutionary Guard" planned to attack the U.S. Embassy in Cairo on January 25, 2012, the anniversary of the Egyptian revolution, just as its members had previously attacked the Israeli Embassy in Cairo on September 9, 2011. Pro-Hizbullah activist Muhammad Al-Hadari, who calls himself the organization's secretary-general, admitted that he had called to attack the U.S. Embassy, but said that he had later withdrawn this call after discussing the matter with the members of his Facebook group. Subsequently, an announcement on behalf of the organization was posted on Facebook, stating that the January 25 march on the U.S. Embassy was cancelled, but threatening to hold it at a later date if Israel continued Judaizing Jerusalem and attacking Gaza....

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