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Is now developing in the Middle East part of the US embassy in Cairo is now close.
This after violent clashes cutting off access to the US embassy in Cairo and there were thousands back in the street and they are angry demanding president Mohamed Morsi.
The new president stepped down.
Steve Harrigan streams live in Cairo it is nightfall now what do we know about the US embassy Steve.
-- US embassy building is really just down the block from where I'm standing here in -- -- security forces have put up a twelve foot high wall.
Of cinder blocks to keep that -- state where the embassy is.
The public services section which visitors use of the embassy is closed today that part of it is -- off the embassy itself has not been targeted.
But it has become really part of a pretty rough neighborhood here around towers where we're seeing younger demonstrators.
Throw rocks and police respond with tear gas overnight in this neighborhood two buildings were set on fire those -- now -- So the section for visitors of the embassy shut down also warnings issued.
For all Americans to avoid the downtown area over the next few days -- the -- -- When will the new Egyptian president Morsi speak do we know that Steve.
We expect to hear from him on national television later tonight in -- taped address he's likely to introduce a new constitution.
And that constitution to either make things better on the streets toward them inflame more protests.
Really depending on how hardline Islamist -- that constitution takes in any case we're likely to see more street protests here in Egypt.
Both for and against the president on Friday and Saturday.
-- something to watch these thank you not just today -- in the coming days and weeks perhaps as well Steve Harrigan live on the ground there.
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