Egypt denies entry to U.S. analyst, with no reason given

December 13, 2014 9:54 PM

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CAIRO (Reuters) - A U.S. think tank analyst and former diplomat who has written articles critical of Egypt's government was blocked from entering the country to attend a conference on Saturday.

Michele Dunne, a former diplomat once posted to Cairo and a senior associate at the Washington, D.C.-based Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said she was given no reason when she was turned back at Cairo International Airport.

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