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News Egypt » Cairo: Egyptian army summons ex-military chief over presidential bid

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-politics-army/egypt-army-says-ex-military-chiefs-presidential-bid-is-incitement-idUSKBN1FC1CV
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian ex-military chief of staff Sami Anan was detained in Cairo on Tuesday, three of his campaign organizers said, after the army summoned him for questioning over his intention to run for president. The interior ministry could not ...

News Egypt » Cairo: In Cairo, Pence praises the friendship and partnership between the U.S. and Egypt

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2018/01/20/in-cairo-pence-praises-the-friendship-and-partnership-between-the-u-s-and-egypt/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

CAIRO — On Saturday, the first day of the federal government shutdown, Vice President Pence arrived here in the late afternoon to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, whom he praised and repeatedly called a “friend” of the United States.

News Egypt » Cairo: Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful, ex-general

News channel or source: http://www.seattlepi.com/news/world/article/Egypt-s-Brotherhood-offers-support-to-12517253.php
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's military on Tuesday arrested former military chief of staff and presidential hopeful Sami Annan, leveling an array of serious allegations against him in what appears to be a calculated move by the armed forces and the incumbent to ...

News Egypt » Cairo: Vice President Mike Pence gets an earful in Cairo on his first official Middle East tour

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-fg-pence-egypt-20180120-story.html
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

... religious freedom in Egypt and said Sisi assured him that he wants to promote religious diversity in Egypt. Despite warming ties between Cairo and Washington, Sisi did not release any jailed journalists, human rights activists or other political ...

News Egypt » Cairo: VP Pence says US stands 'shoulder to shoulder' with Egypt

News channel or source: http://www.sfgate.com/news/politics/article/VP-Pence-in-Egypt-for-talks-on-security-12512140.php
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

CAIRO (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pledged a united front against Mideast terrorism on Saturday as Pence, the highest-level American official to visit the U.S. ally in nearly a decade, began a trip through ...

News Egypt » Cairo: ADVISORY: Reports of ban on U.S.-bound cargo from Cairo airport 'inaccurate and old' - Egypt

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-egypt-airlines-usa-statement/advisory-reports-of-ban-on-u-s-bound-cargo-from-cairo-airport-inaccurate-and-old-egypt-idUKKBN1FB2MU?il=0
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - This story is withdrawn as it refers to a cargo ban in place for some time and not a new ban. There will be no replacement story.

News Egypt » Cairo: Sure to win, Egypt's president seeks re-election

News channel or source: http://missoulian.com/news/world/sure-to-win-egypt-s-president-seeks-re-election/article_22d56750-c5a7-5c1b-a550-3b29e583477e.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president has finally announced he will run for a second, four-year term in elections in March, expertly choosing to break the news and do some not-too-subtle vote-canvassing on live television before an adoring audience of ...

News Egypt » Cairo: Egypt says 2 policemen to stand trial over detainee's death

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/egypt-policemen-stand-trial-detainees-death-52522463
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Egypt's state news agency says two policemen will go on trial next month on charges of killing a detainee. Dozens of people attacked a police station in Cairo's Mokattam neighborhood on Jan. 6 after a young detainee held on drug-related suspicions died in ...

News Egypt » Cairo: What is going on between Egypt and Sudan?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/egypt-sudan-crisis-180110134022602.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

In the 1990s, Egypt deployed its military in the territory, but, in the following two decades, the dispute was somewhat frozen. In 2016, it flared up again. That year, Cairo signed a controversial agreement with Riyadh to hand over two strategically ...