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US Congress allocates $1.3 bn in military aid to Egypt
Egypt

US Congress allocates $1.3 bn in military aid to Egypt

The United States Congress has approved a bill on government spending under the Trump administration, part of which is dedicated…
Defense minister meets US congress delegation
Egypt

Defense minister meets US congress delegation

Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Minister of Defense and Military Production, Sedqi Sobhi, met a US congress delegation…
US intelligence agencies clash with Republicans over ‘Russian hacking’
World

US intelligence agencies clash with Republicans over ‘Russian hacking’

Republican members of Congress are complaining that US intelligence agencies are refusing to brief them widely on a classified CIA…
Obama vetoes September 11 Saudi bill, sets up showdown with Congress
Middle East

Obama vetoes September 11 Saudi bill, sets up showdown with Congress

President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the September 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia,…
US Congressman demands release of Aya Hegazy
Egypt

US Congressman demands release of Aya Hegazy

US Representative Don Beyer called for the immediate release of Aya Hegazy, detained in connection with the case against the…
Clinton aide Abedin leaves husband Weiner after sexting report
World

Clinton aide Abedin leaves husband Weiner after sexting report

Huma Abedin, one of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's top aides, said on Monday that she was separating from her…
Senate passes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia
Middle East

Senate passes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

The US Senate passed legislation on Tuesday that would allow families of September 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia's government…
US Congress committee to inspect Cairo, Sharm el-Sheikh airports
Egypt

US Congress committee to inspect Cairo, Sharm el-Sheikh airports

A delegation from the Homeland Security Committee of the US Congress arrived in Egypt on Monday to inspect security measures…
Exiled Egyptian activist asks Congress to halt aid to Cairo
Egypt

Exiled Egyptian activist asks Congress to halt aid to Cairo

An Egyptian-American convicted on charges of terrorism has asked the US Congress to halt military and financial aid to Egypt. “The…
Congress to hold hearing on Egypt’s human rights Tuesday
Egypt

Congress to hold hearing on Egypt’s human rights Tuesday

The US Congress will hold a hearing on November 3 concerning what it describes as “commonplace” human rights abuses in Egypt…
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