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Egypt's leader, US envoy meet after cut in American aid

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:37:31 GMT2017-08-23T15:37:31Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns....

The Latest: Egypt leaders meet US envoy despite aid cuts

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 15:24:42 GMT2017-08-23T15:24:42Z

CAIRO (AP) -- The Latest on White House envoy Jared Kushner's trip to the Middle East, where he is exploring ways to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process (all times local):...

Egypt officials: Militants kill soldier, policeman in Sinai

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:37:54 GMT2017-08-21T10:37:54Z

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian security officials say a soldier and a policeman have been killed in separate attacks by suspected Islamic militants in the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula....

Egyptian MP steps back from call to extend president's term

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:21:55 GMT2017-08-20T16:21:55Z

CAIRO (AP) -- The Egyptian lawmaker behind a call to amend the constitution to extend the president's term by two years said in comments published Sunday that the change won't apply to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's current four-year term, a partial turnaround in the face of growing opposition to the idea....

Egypt blocks access to website of group supporting media

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:00:16 GMT2017-08-17T16:00:16Z

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt has blocked internet access to the website of an international media watchdog that provides support for journalists and champions media freedoms....