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2 Americans kidnapped in Egypt, officials say
CBS News ^ | February 3, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 02/03/2012 9:03:27 AM PST by C19fan

Bedouin gunmen intercepted a tourist minivan and snatched two female American tourists and their Egyptian guide at gunpoint Friday near St. Catherine's Monastery in the Sinai Peninsula, the region's security chief said. The brazen daylight abduction along a busy highway was a new blow to Egypt's vital tourism industry, which has been heavily battered by the unrest following last year's uprising that ousted former President Hosni Mubarak.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: egypt; kidnapping; tourism
/src on/This will help Egyptian tourism recover/src off/. Where is Seal Team 6?
1 posted on 02/03/2012 9:03:39 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

If only I had Egypt and the rest of the ME on my list of vacation destinations, I’d mark them off.


2 posted on 02/03/2012 9:05:14 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: bgill

Potential tourists say to Egypt: Hey, Egypt...we don’t need no stinkin’ pyramids!


3 posted on 02/03/2012 9:08:21 AM PST by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: C19fan
Amazing what 'Islam' can do to a civilization. Latest propaganda is they are blaming 'America' and 'Israel' for the soccer match disaster. Yep; it's "satanic America's' fault; and Israel; by her own virtue.

I guess; if it happened here; it would be 'Bush's fault'.

The Left and totalitarian Islam; have a great deal in common.

4 posted on 02/03/2012 9:20:32 AM PST by cricket (America restored;. . .Newt CAN make it happen.)
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To: C19fan

What are the chances of the USofA withholding the $1.3B annual aid we send them until they are realeased?


5 posted on 02/03/2012 9:47:29 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona)
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To: C19fan
Why does anyone go to these hell-hole, 3rd world dung pits? There's plenty to see in the USA and Canada, for that matter.
6 posted on 02/03/2012 10:31:50 AM PST by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man. Never trust anyone who hasn't been punched in the face)
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