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Tourists and Terror
Tourists and Terror
The Tweet That Tanked Egyptian Tourism

A private Twitter account associated with the Egyptian terror group Ansar Beit al-Maqdis posted a chilling message on Tuesday. “We recommend tourists to get out safely before the expiry of the deadline,” reads the tweet. This will cause problems for the government in Cairo but is likely to make a ruthless crackdown on jihadis popular among most Egyptians, especially those involved in the tourism industry.

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