• 16 May, 2022
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Biden administration set to deny $130 million in military aid to Egypt, U.S. officials say

By Humeyra Pamuk, Simon Lewis and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Biden administration is set to deny $130 million of military aid to Egypt over human rights concerns, U.S. State…

U.S. State Department approves potential sale of radars and planes to Egypt -Pentagon

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of air defence radars and C-130 Super Hercules planes to Egypt for a combined value…

U.S. envoy to visit UAE, Turkey, Egypt to discuss Ethiopia conflict -State Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman will depart on Thursday for the United Arab Emirates, Turkey and Egypt to discuss international support for…

Qatar, Egypt agree to supply fuel and basic building materials to Gaza

CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar and Egypt have signed agreements to supply fuel and basic building materials to the Gaza Strip, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. The announcement was…

Egypt’s Sisi to attend Libya conference in Paris

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will travel to Paris to attend a conference on Libya on Friday and to hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, the…

Blinken says Egypt has more ‘issues of concern’ on human rights ahead of dialogue

By Simon Lewis and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Top U.S. diplomat Antony Blinken said on Monday that Egypt had more work to do on human rights amid calls for Washington…

Egypt’s President Sisi ends state of emergency for the first time in years

(Refile to correct spelling of Egyptian activist's last name in final paragraph) CAIRO (Reuters) -Egypt's state of emergency will be lifted for the first time in years, President Abdel Fattah…

Egyptian military consolidates grip on northern Sinai

(Reuters) - A string of watchtowers, checkpoints and army posts mark the northern edge of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and troops patrol in armoured vehicles along repaved roads. Branch roads have…

U.S. and Egyptian officials discussed two-state solution, Tunisia, Sudan and more -official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan in talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and other officials emphasized President Joe Biden’s support for a two-state solution…

Sunni scholars who left Afghanistan hope Islam’s tolerant message survives Taliban

By Mahmoud Mourad CAIRO (Reuters) - Clerics from Egypt's ancient seat of Sunni study Al-Azhar, who spent years teaching in Afghanistan and were planning to open an education centre for…

Egypt’s Sisi declares interest in hosting COP27 next year

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi officially declared on Monday his country's interest in hosting the United Nations' COP27 summit scheduled for 2022. Egypt is offering to host…

Egypt signs flurry of deals with Libya’s unity government

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt and Libya's unity government signed a series of cooperation agreements and several infrastructure contracts on Thursday as Cairo eyes reconstruction opportunities in its oil-rich neighbour. Though…