U.S. Embassy in Cairo deletes Twitter post that angered Morsi supporters in Egypt


CAIRO -- The U.S. Embassy in Cairo shut down its provocative Twitter account for more than two hours Wednesday, one day after posting a clip from the Comedy Channel's “The Daily Show” in which host Jon Stewart bashed the government of Mohammed Morsi for arresting a popular Egyptian satirist who's often compared to Stewart.
But the closing of the @USEmbassyCairo account was only temporary after officials in Washington expressed concern that shutting down the Twitter feed, which has 48,000 followers, would be seen as buckling to complaints from Morsi supporters about... read more

 
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