In Pictures: Violence around Semiramis Hotel
Parts of the main entrance of Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel were destroyed following violent clashes that took place around the hotel since Friday.
Security forces arrested 28 people accused of carrying out an attack on Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel early morning Tuesday.
The hotel announced Tuesday afternoon that it was temporarily closing for security reasons. “We hope to be back up and running very soon,” the hotel management said on Twitter.
Photos by Ahmed El-Malky