30.01.2011 25.Shevat, 5771
Israel keeps diplomats in Egypt, but pulls out families
Jerusalem remains completely mum on events; National Security Council urges all Israelis to leave.
With events in Egypt seemingly spiraling out of President Hosni Mubarak's control, the Foreign Ministry on Saturday evacuated the family members of diplomatic personnel serving in the embassy in Cairo, but stopped well short of pulling out all diplomatic personnel.
A flight carrying the spouses and children of Israeli envoys arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport, along with 40 Israeli citizens who were in Egypt on private business and wanted to return home….