Three Strikes In Egypt


Police crack down on Cairo protests

Springtime is a festive season in Egypt, especially in Dahab, a laid-back Red Sea resort famous for its scuba divers and hippies. But terrorists broke up the party last week, setting off three explosions along Dahab's beachside promenade, killing 18 people, including four foreigners. Two days later, two suicide bombers attacked an international peacekeeping base and an Egyptian police vehicle in the northern Sinai peninsula but killed only themselves.

The Dahab attacks — the third major strike on Red Sea resorts in the past 18 months — came as President Hosni Mubarak prepared to welcome political and business...

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