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By Samy Magdy, Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Sergey Lavrov landed in Cairo late on Saturday, the first leg of his Africa trip that will also include stops in Ethiopia, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Russia’s state-run RT television network.
By Associated Press
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi urged that countries embracing or offering sanctuary to terrorists be held accountable, in a video speech shown at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday.
The demonstrations erupted over corruption allegations leveled earlier this month against the military and el-Sissi by an Egyptian businessman living in self-imposed exile who said he had worked with the military for 15 years.
Enforcing such a designation could be difficult, and could complicate U.S. diplomacy.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
The referendum was widely seen as another step toward restoring authoritarian rule eight years after a pro-democracy uprising that toppled autocratic president Hosni Mubarak.
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
Egyptians went to the polls Saturday for the first of three days of voting on constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030 and broaden the military’s role.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Trump, speaking to reporters at the top of the meeting, did not mention human rights as a topic for discussion despite concerns from some advocacy groups.
By Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press
Egypt’s president has told CBS that his country and Israel are cooperating against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula.
By Jonathan Lemire, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
In the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, President Trump will stress his dedication to the primacy of U.S. interests while competing with Western allies for an advantage on trade and shining a spotlight on the threat that he says…
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