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Washington welcomes Egypt, Ethiopia Nile agreement
Egypt

Washington welcomes Egypt, Ethiopia Nile agreement

The United States has welcomed the initial agreement signed by Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan for resolving disputes over Nile River…
Washington welcomes bathhouse acquittals
Egypt

Washington welcomes bathhouse acquittals

Washington has welcomed the acquittal of 26 men accused in December of committing actions of “debauchery” inside a popular bathhouse…
Biggest US economic delegation to visit Egypt Sunday
Egypt

Biggest US economic delegation to visit Egypt Sunday

US State Department will take part in a visit by the American Chamber of Commerce’s delegation starting Sunday until Tuesday.The…
Washington concerned for jail of activists over unlicensed protests
Egypt

Washington concerned for jail of activists over unlicensed protests

The United States has expressed concerns over a jail sentence issued against 23 Egyptian activists over charges of breaking protest…
Pakistani sectarian leader added to US global terrorist list
World

Pakistani sectarian leader added to US global terrorist list

The United States has added the founder of a banned Pakistani militant group to its list of global terrorists, blaming…
Foreign Ministry: US statement on trial of journalists ‘unacceptable’
Egypt

Foreign Ministry: US statement on trial of journalists ‘unacceptable’

Badr Abdel Aaty, spokesperson for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, rejected a US statement criticizing the prosecution of journalists in Egypt…
Official: US committed to Egypt’s democratic transition
Egypt

Official: US committed to Egypt’s democratic transition

US State Department Spokesperson Jenifer Psaki said on Wednesday that the United States remains committed to a longstanding relationship with…
U.S. to name Nigeria’s Boko Haram as terrorist group: sources
World

U.S. to name Nigeria’s Boko Haram as terrorist group: sources

The State Department will formally designate the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram as a "foreign terrorist organisation" on Wednesday,…
Courts in Egypt must be fair, transparent: U.S. official
Egypt

Courts in Egypt must be fair, transparent: U.S. official

U.S. State Department deputy spokesperson Marie Harf has stressed that Egyptian courts must provide fair, transparent trials.Civilians should also be…
PM Beblawy offers condolences to Pope, US condemns ‘heinous’ attack
Egypt

PM Beblawy offers condolences to Pope, US condemns ‘heinous’ attack

Both Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy and the US State Department condemned the Sunday attack on a church in Warraq that left…
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