Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Alexandria, Egypt to chants of Monica, Monica. Tomatoes, shoes and a water bottle were also used by angry Egyptians in her welcoming but her vehicle was not hit in the port city.
The protest was in reference to the American assistance in leading the Muslim Brotherhood regain power in Egypt. Huma Abedin Weiner, Hillary’s assistant, is a devout Muslim. Huma’s mother is co-founder of the Dar El-Hekma women’s college in Saudi Arabia, which has close ties to the Muslim Sisterhood, the female version of the Muslim Brotherhood. The Muslim Sisterhood is also known as International Women’s Organization (IWO). Also worked alongside the wife of Egypt’s new president, the Brotherhood’s Mohammed Mursi.
Huma Abedin is also the wife of former NY (D) representative Anthony Weiner.
Hillary Clinton visited Alexandria to help the US consulate in its reopening. It has been closed since 1993 due to budget cuts.