In our news wrap Monday, Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is resigning amid allegations he used state resources to hids a romantic affair with an aide. Also, a state of emergency has gone into effect in Egypt after a suicide bombing…
By Kamala Kelkar
Two explosions at Coptic Christian churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday, claimed by the Islamic State, have left at least 43 dead and dozens injured.
President Trump did something on Monday that his predecessor never did: welcome Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to the White House. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports, while John Yang talks to Michele Dunne of the Carnegie Endowment for…
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The president who loves generals met Monday with the general-turned-president.
By PBS NewsHour
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will visit the White House on Monday after the Trump administration said the president is looking to reboot the bilateral relationship between Egypt and the U.S. But the visit raises questions about U.S. foreign aid…
By Associated Press
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet in Washington next month, Egypt's leading state-owned newspaper said on Sunday.
By Phil Hirschkorn
Abu Khayr al-Masri, a 59-year-old Egyptian and a longtime top member of al-Qaida, was killed in an American drone strike in Syria, the terrorist group confirmed on Thursday.
By Josef Federman, Associated Press
Under heavy Israeli pressure, Egypt called off a planned vote in the Security Council hours before it was to take place. In the diplomatic activity ahead of the postponement, both Netanyahu and Trump issued nearly identical statements urging the U.S.
In May 2014, Aya Hijazi, a 29-year-old Egyptian-American humanitarian worker, was imprisoned in Egypt. For more than two years, she was held in what’s known as “pre-trial detention” before her trial finally began last month.
A new agreement lays the groundwork for the U.S. to impose import restrictions on Egyptian archaeological items to reduce the incentive to traffic antiquities.
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