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US Senate approves sale of C130 military planes to Egypt
Egypt

US Senate approves sale of C130 military planes to Egypt

The US Senate approved the sale of C130 military aircraft to Egypt, worth US$2.2 billion, by a majority vote of…
Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to 5 years in prison -judicial source
Middle East

Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah sentenced to 5 years in prison -judicial source

CAIRO, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday,…
US lifts restrictions on $195 million in military aid for Egypt: official
Egypt

US lifts restrictions on $195 million in military aid for Egypt: official

The Trump administration has decided to unfreeze $195 million in military aid to Egypt which it had previously withheld because…
US suspends ‘security assistance’ to Pakistan after Donald Trump calls it terrorist ‘haven’
Middle East

US suspends ‘security assistance’ to Pakistan after Donald Trump calls it terrorist ‘haven’

The US State Department on Thursday announced the White House’s decision to suspend security assistance to Pakistan worth significantly more…
US decision to withhold aid could have “negative impact”: FM statement
Egypt

US decision to withhold aid could have “negative impact”: FM statement

Egypt expressed its disappointment in the decision by the United States to deny $95.7 million in aid to the country…
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…
CNN: Seventy-five percent of US foreign military financing goes to two countries
World

CNN: Seventy-five percent of US foreign military financing goes to two countries

American taxpayers doled out $5.9 billion in foreign military financing in 2014, according to the government's Foreign Assistance report —…
Israeli report: Egypt’s shift away from the US not in Israel’s interest
Egypt

Israeli report: Egypt’s shift away from the US not in Israel’s interest

Egypt shifting away from its longtime alliance with the United States towards military cooperation with France and Russia since the…
Britain to help train Ukrainian army to counter Russian threat
World

Britain to help train Ukrainian army to counter Russian threat

Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would send military personnel to Ukraine soon to help train its army, warning Moscow…
France secures 1 billion euro navy deal in Egypt
Egypt

France secures 1 billion euro navy deal in Egypt

France has secured its first major military contract in Egypt in about 20 years with a 1 billion euros (0.79…
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