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Pentagon: US, Egypt defense chiefs back security ties
Egypt

Pentagon: US, Egypt defense chiefs back security ties

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke by phone with his Egyptian counterpart on Tuesday to hear an update on the…
US says new Egypt defense minister wants close ties
Egypt

US says new Egypt defense minister wants close ties

WASHINGTON — The new defense minister appointed by Egypt's Islamist president has pledged to uphold the strong military ties between…
Panetta praises Morsy for democracy resolve
Egypt

Panetta praises Morsy for democracy resolve

  US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Tuesday he was convinced Egypt's new Islamist president was committed to democratic…
US Defense Secretary arrives in Cairo
Egypt

US Defense Secretary arrives in Cairo

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta arrived in Cairo on Tuesday to meet with Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, head of the…
US defense secretary: Syria strikes putting ‘nail in Assad’s own coffin’
World

US defense secretary: Syria strikes putting ‘nail in Assad’s own coffin’

TUNIS — Attacks on the Syrian city of Aleppo are putting the nail in the coffin of President Bashar al-Assad's…
Leon Panetta to visit Cairo Tuesday
Egypt

Leon Panetta to visit Cairo Tuesday

President Mohamed Morsy will receive US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta in Cairo on Tuesday. Panetta's visit will last few hours,…
US defense chief to visit Egypt next week, meet Morsy
Egypt

US defense chief to visit Egypt next week, meet Morsy

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will meet Egypt's new Islamist President Mohamed Morsy next week and hold talks with the…
US defense secretary Panetta calls Egypt’s Tantawi
Egypt

US defense secretary Panetta calls Egypt’s Tantawi

WASHINGTON — US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta called Egypt's military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi to emphasize the need…
Pakistani doctor jailed for helping CIA find bin Laden
World

Pakistani doctor jailed for helping CIA find bin Laden

A Pakistani doctor accused of helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden has been jailed for 33 years for treason,…
Panetta apologizes for new US military photo scandal
World

Panetta apologizes for new US military photo scandal

WASHINGTON — US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta apologized Wednesday for gruesome, newly revealed photographs that show American soldiers posing with…
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