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Trump committed to Egypt military assistance

Added: 23.01.2017 22:41 | 4 views | 0 comments


US President Donald Trump is committed to providing military assistance to Egypt, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Monday, after the new Republican leader spoke with counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Trump "underscored the United States remains committed to the bilateral relationship, which helped both countries overcome challenges in the region for decades," Spicer said. Washington's annual $1.3 billion in military aid was briefly suspended under Trump's predecessor Barack Obama in 2013, following the ouster of then president Mohamed Morsi, but was fully reinstated in 2015.

Egyptian state TV airs video of murdered Italian student Regeni

Added: 23.01.2017 21:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

Egyptian state television has aired footage of Italian student Giulio Regeni, who was found murdered in Cairo almost a year ago, speaking to the head of a Cairo street vendors' union who reported him to police a few weeks before his death. Egyptian officials have denied any involvement in Regeni's death. Security and intelligence sources told Reuters in April that he had been arrested in Cairo on Jan. 25, and taken into custody.

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Trump, Sisi discuss fighting terrorism in phone call

Added: 23.01.2017 20:51 | 4 views | 0 comments


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed ways to boost the fight against terrorism and extremism on Monday and the new American leader underscored his commitment to bilateral ties, the two countries said. Trump told Sisi in a telephone call he appreciated the difficulties faced by Egypt in its "war on terror" and affirmed his administration's commitment to supporting the country, Sisi's spokesman Alaa Youssef said in a statement. White House spokesman Sean Spicer told a news briefing that Trump and Sisi "discussed ways to deepen the bilateral relationship and support Egypt's fight against terrorists." "President Trump underscored the United States remains strongly committed to the bilateral relationship, which has helped both countries overcome challenges in the region for decades," Spicer added.

From: news.yahoo.com

Trump and Sisi discussed fighting terrorism in phone call: statement

Added: 23.01.2017 20:10 | 2 views | 0 comments


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed fighting terrorism and extremism with U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call, and Trump applauded Egypt's efforts on those fronts, Sisi's office said on Monday. Trump told Sisi he appreciates the difficulties faced by Egypt in its "war on terror" and affirmed his administration's commitment to supporting the country, Sisi's spokesman Alaa Youssef said in a statement.

From: news.yahoo.com

Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Sinai killings by police

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt must launch an independent and thorough investigation into the recent killing of 10 men by security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, Amnesty International said on Monday.

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Trump committed to Egypt military assistance: White House

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Washington (AFP) - US President Donald Trump is committed to providing military assistance to Egypt, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Monday, after the new Republican leader spoke with counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Amnesty urges Egypt to investigate Sinai killings by police

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt must launch an independent and thorough investigation into the recent killing of 10 men by security forces in the Sinai Peninsula, Amnesty International said on Monday.

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From: news.yahoo.com

Trump Speaks With Egyptian President

Added: 23.01.2017 19:29 | 16 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abel Fatah al-Sisi, Egyptian state media said, in the first conversation between the two since Mr. Trump took office.

From: www.wsj.com

Video shows Italian who was tortured to death in Egypt

Added: 23.01.2017 18:52 | 1 views | 0 comments


CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state television aired footage on Monday of an Italian student taken weeks before he was abducted and tortured to death, the first images of him involving the case to be made public.

From: news.yahoo.com

Trump and Sisi discussed fighting terrorism in phone call: statement

Added: 23.01.2017 17:18 | 3 views | 0 comments


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed fighting terrorism and extremism with U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call, and Trump applauded Egypt's efforts on those fronts, Sisi's office said on Monday. Trump told Sisi he appreciates the difficulties faced by Egypt in its "war on terror" and affirmed his administration's commitment to supporting the country, Sisi's spokesman Alaa Youssef said in a statement.

From: news.yahoo.com

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