Jeers at Egyptian Embassy “Dogs'

Tel Aviv police meet with Egypt’s ambassador to Israel to discuss increased security after protesters jeer “the dogs in the embassy.”

Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , | updated: 19:42

Israelis Jeer at Egyptian Embassy
Israelis Jeer at Egyptian Embassy
Israel news photo: YouTube screenshot

Tel Aviv police met Tuesday with Egypt’s ambassador to Israel to discuss increased security after protesters jeered “the dogs at in the embassy” in a rally on Saturday. Another protest is scheduled for Tuesday evening, but heavy rains may dampen the turnout.

On Saturday night demonstrators waved Tunisian, Palestinian Authority and Egyptian flags and jeered officials at the embassy of Egypt, the first Muslim country to establish a peace treaty with Israel.

 “Collaborators, tell the dogs in the embassy 'enough of the humiliation,'” they chanted.

In Egypt, the United States has ordered all non-emergency personnel to leave the country as two million anti-Mubarak protestors demonstrate in Cairo and Alexandria. American officials warned that the security situation in Egypt may result in disruptions in air traffic. Major American airlines, including Delta, have stopped flying in and out of Cairo.

Approximately 1,000 Americans were evacuated on Tuesday following a slightly larger number Monday.

Poorly-staffed counters at Cairo’s airport, along with the pressure to leave the country as soon as possible, resulted in fist-fights, the Associated Press reported.  

The violence resulting from the massive demonstrations against the Mubarak regime has caused cancellations by would-visitors, and the tourist industry already is suffering. Approximately 350,000 Americans visited Egypt last year, and total tourism in Egypt is estimated as the source of more than 10 percent of all jobs in the country.




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