Egyptian gunmen kidnap two American tourists in Sinai

Ah the civilizing influence of Islam. Now that Egypt has elected an overwhelmingly muslim government, we can expect to see the already high number of nobel prizes go up, the patent applications and basic rights for the more vulnerable segments of the population all increase and of course, a veritable paradise for tourists and archeologists alike.

From The National Post:

  Feb 3, 2012 – 8:48 AM ET

Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images

Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images

The two tourists were among a party of five travelling from Saint Catherine’s monastery in central Sinai to the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, pictured, when a vehicle carrying men armed with machineguns stopped their small bus, the sources said.

  • CAIRO — Gunmen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula kidnapped two American women on Friday in an apparent attempt to hold them for ransom, security sources said.

Security in the isolated desert region has deteriorated since the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak in a popular uprising last February. South Sinai’s Red Sea coast is a major tourism hub for Egypt

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