Street scene, Cairo, Egypt, 7 March 1928.
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Men, women and children walking in a typical Cairo street at the time of the British note of warning to the Egyptian government. Following the delivery of the note of warning on 7 March 1928, riots broke out on the streets of Cairo. On 30 March, the Egyptian government formally protested, asking Britain to stay out of Egypt's internal affairs.