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Son of US transportation chief banned from leaving Egypt

Arab World Materials 27 January 2012 03:48 (UTC +04:00)
Egypt has blocked the son of a US Cabinet member along with other American and European nationals working for foreign pro-democracy organizations from leaving Egypt, reports said Thursday.
Son of US transportation chief banned from leaving Egypt

Egypt has blocked the son of a US Cabinet member along with other American and European nationals working for foreign pro-democracy organizations from leaving Egypt, reports said Thursday.

Sam LaHood, a senior representative of the US International Republican Institute and the son of US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, directs the International Republican Institute in Egypt, dpa reported.

He was informed that he cannot leave the country, the Dubai-based Al Arabiya television said.

A sister organization, the National Democratic Institute, also headquartered in Washington, also said six of its employees have been banned from travelling, including three Americans, The New York Times reported.

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