Egyptian Armed Forces

(AP Photos)

Freeze of aid stirs anti-US sentiment in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Washington’s decision to withhold millions of dollars in mostly military aid to Egypt is fueling anti-U.S. sentiment and the perception that Washington supports Mohammed Morsi, the Islamist president the military ousted in […]

10/10/2013

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, second left, stands with an Egyptian army official before laying a wreath at the tomb of late President Anwar al-Sadat in Cairo, April 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Jim Watson, Pool, File)

Egypt decries US aid freeze, says it’s “incorrect”

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Thursday decried Washington’s decision to freeze a sizable chunk of its annual $1.5 billion aid to Egypt, saying the move was wrong and ill-timed. In Egypt’s first public reaction, the […]

10/10/2013

A U.S. Air Force F-16

Pentagon delaying fighter jet delivery to Egypt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is delaying delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt in light of the military overthrow of Mohammed Morsi as president, but it has not decided whether to suspend military […]

07/24/2013

Jay Carney, White House Press Secretary (AP Photo)

White House: Egypt aid cutoff not in US interest

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says cutting off aid immediately to Egypt wouldn’t be in the best interests of the United States. White House press secretary Jay Carney says the U.S. is still reviewing […]

07/08/2013

President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama treads cautiously on Egypt leader’s ouster

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is treading carefully after Egypt’s military overthrew its president, wary of taking sides in a conflict that pits a democratically elected leader against a people’s aspirations for prosperity and […]

07/04/2013

Egypt military pledges no long-term takeover

WASHINGTON (AP) – Egyptian military leaders have assured the Obama administration that they are not interested in long-term rule following their toppling of President Mohammed Morsi and have appointed a government of civilian technocrats to […]

07/03/2013

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