DEVELOPING-**IMMEDIATE**US, UK, Canada Embassy in Cairo closed as deadly protests spiral out of control. 56 people have been killed

“Due to security situation around embassy today, our public services will be closed, including visas, American Citizen Services, and IRC,” the embassy said on its official Twitter account on Sunday.

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British Embassy closes with security fears on the rise

British Embassy services pause as clashes and violence on Cairo’s streets heighten after Egyptians mark the revolution’s second anniversary

Canada closes Cairo embassy for day due to violence . Clashes follow death sentences for stadium riot defendants

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At least 56 people have been killed in the wave of violence, which has led to the military deploying in Port Said and another city along the Suez Canal and threatened to shake the control of President Mohammed Morsi’s government.

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Egypt has given the military arrest powers and declared a state of emergency in response to violent protests


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