Saudi Arabia Delays Aid Delegation Visit to Egypt, Masry Says

Saudi Arabia postponed sending a delegation to Cairo to negotiate lending Egypt $2.7 billion, Al Masry Al Youm reported, citing an unidentified government official.

Saudi Arabia closed its embassy and consulates in the North African country yesterday and recalled its ambassador because of protests in front of its mission in Cairo.

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