July 15 - Protesters hurled tomatoes and water bottles at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's motorcade in Egypt's second city of Alexandria. Deborah Gembara reports.
Determined protesters hurled tomatoes and plastic bottles at Hillary Clinton's motorcade in Egypt. They also chanted the name of the woman the U.S. Secretary of State's husband once had an affair with. (Protesters chanting 'Monica Monica') Clinton was in Alexandria for the re-opening of a U.S. consulate --- a move that had infuriated some in Egypt's second most important city. A senior official at the State department said Clinton's vehicle wasn't struck by any of the projectiles Burning American and Israeli flags outside the consulate's security perimeter, they accused the U.S. of interfering in the country's affairs. The visit is Clinton's first since President Mohamed Mursi took office. Deborah Gembara, Reuters.