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Egypt unhappy with 'unjustifiable' US security warning to tourists

US embassy warned national against public spaces over long weekend Foreign ministry expresses ‘annoyance’ over possible effects on economy Egypt’s foreign ministry sharply criticised the US embassy in Cairo for advising citizens to avoid large gatherings in the capital until Sunday, calling the move “unjustifiable”. The largest Arab nation is battling an Islamist insurgency mainly concentrated in the Sinai peninsula and which gained pace after its military ousted President Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist, in 2013 after mass protests against his rule.
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