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  1. Obama ends freeze on military aid to EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Egypt has been the second-largest recipient of U.S. foreign aid since its peace treaty with Israel in 1979. The United States announced on Tuesday it was lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago.

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  2. 'Alarming rise in death sentences'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... 183 people in June following unfair mass trials," the Amnesty report said. Since the ouster of Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, at least 1 400 of his supporters have been killed in a heavy crackdown against critics of President Abdel ...

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  3. Obama allows arms to Egypt after freezeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    With instability rising in the Middle East, President Barack Obama told Egypt's leader Tuesday that he was ending a freeze on weapons shipments to the longtime U.S. ally, a moratorium on material support that began after a bloody military-backed coup there in 2013. Obama told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in a phone call that he was lifting the holds on delivering F-16 fighter planes, Harpoon missiles and tank kits, and said he would ask Congress to continue an annual $1.3 billion in military assistance to Egypt.

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  4. Obama lifts weapons supply ban on EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... of the August 2013 military crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, who rallied in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, the Arab nation's first democratically elected leader, according to a White House statement . The Obama administration refused ...

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  5. Obama ends hold on U.S. military aid to EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    The United States will resume suspended military aid to Egypt, the White House said Tuesday, signaling the Obama administration's eagerness to help a key Middle Eastern ally confront militant threats despite concerns about its repressive stance on human rights. Following a lengthy internal review, the Obama administration said it would continue to request the annual $1.3 billion in military financing that the United States has provided in the past to Egypt, the second-largest recipient of U.S. military support after Israel.

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  6. Obama decides to resume military aid to EgyptRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Nerve News

    US President Barack Obama told his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday that he will allow the delivery of F-16 aircraft as well as request annual military aid to Egypt, a media report said on Wednesday. In their telephonic conversation, Obama informed al-Sisi that he will lift executive holds that have been in place since October 2013 on the delivery of F-16 aircraft, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 tank kits, reported Xinhua.

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    9 hrs ago | CottageCountryNow.ca

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday released military aid to Egypt that was suspended after the 2013 overthrow of the government, in an effort to boost Cairo's ability to combat the extremist threat in the region. The White House said Obama notified Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in a phone call Tuesday that the U.S. would be sending 12 F-16 fighter jets, 20 missiles and up to 125 tank kits, while continuing to request $1.3 billion in military assistance for Egypt.

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  8. Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it was reinstating military assistance to Egypt that had been suspended after a bloody crackdown on opposition activists, a move that analysts say mutes U.S. calls for democratic reforms but also promises sweeping changes to the way aid has traditionally been given to the country. The White House said that President Barack Obama personally called Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to deliver the news - an overture that comes as turmoil in the Middle East has the administration looking for partners that are more reliable than revolutionary.

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  9. Middle East, 2:45 AMObama Releases Military Aid to EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday released military aid to Egypt that was suspended after the 2013 overthrow of the government, The Associated Press reports. The White House said that Obama notified Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi in a phone call Tuesday that the United States would be sending 12 F-16 fighter jets, 20 missiles and up to 125 tank kits, while continuing to request $1.3 billion in military assistance for Egypt.

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  10. Obama Stops Punishing Egypt for Dumping Muslim Brotherhood PrezRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    When the people of Egypt decided to overthrow its democratically elected Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi through a military coup, the United States was not pleased. Never mind that Morsi, during his exceptionally short 11-month tenure as president, tore up the old constitution and began replacing it with a strict Islamist document that would hurtle Egypt back through time, negating any progress in the area of human and equal rights.

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  11. Restoration of military aid to Egypt gives U.S. new leverage on how it's spentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | McClatchy

    The White House said that President Barack Obama personally called Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to deliver the news – an overture that comes as turmoil in the Middle East has the administration looking for partners that are more reliable than revolutionary. U.S. officials said they're now ready to provide additional military assistance, including releasing 12 F-16 aircraft, 20 Harpoon missiles, and up to 125 M1A1 Abrams tanks that had been blocked from delivery since 2013, when Egyptian forces killed more than 800 people and wounded thousands in what Human Rights Watch called "one of the world's largest killings of demonstrators in a single day in recent history."

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  12. After two years, US restores military aid to EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, speaks in front of the state-run TV ahead of a military funeral for 30 troops killed in an assault in the Sinai Peninsula, as he stands with army commanders in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Tuesday released military aid to Egypt that was suspended after the 2013 overthrow of the government, in an effort to boost Cairo's ability to combat the extremist threat in the region. The White House said Obama notified Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in a phone call Tuesday that the US would be sending 12 F-16 fighter jets, 20 missiles and up to 125 tank kits, while continuing to request $1.3 billion in military assistance for Egypt.

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  13. White House OKs military sales to EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... summer in Egypt in 2013 in which al-Sisi imposed martial law after the overthrow of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. In the decision, the administration said the release of the weaponry and follow-on military aid would not be subject to the ...

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  14. Resilience of Carthage has lessons for Tunisia's leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    ... eventuated. In neighbouring Egypt, the military has returned to power after the ousting of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi; Libya has descended into chaos with armed militias fighting one another in a bloody civil war. Unfortunately, one of the ...

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  15. IS may unite Arab worldRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... effort to solidify his domestic legitimacy after the Egyptian Army's coup against the elected government of Mohamed Morsi. United Arab military action with significant Egyptian leadership has symbolic meaning for Egyptians. Historically, the ...

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  16. After the nuclear negotiators go home, what happens next?Read the original story

    Monday | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ... s been kept at arm's length since the Egyptian military deposed the democratically elected Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi, and installed Abdel-Fattah

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  17. Qatar ambassador returns to Egypt after rift over LibyaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Qatar returned its ambassador to Cairo on Tuesday, almost a month after recalling him in response to an Egyptian official accusing the tiny Gulf nation of supporting terrorism. The ambassador was summoned home for consultation after Egypt carried out airstrikes in Libya in February in response to the beheading of 21 captive Egyptian Christians by an Islamic State affiliate there.

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  18. A Sunni coalition is a welcome developmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    An old saw has it that "Arab unity" is an oxymoron on par with "military intelligence." Read not as racial essentialism but as a critique of pan-Arabism, the observation has been true in the modern era.

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  19. Gulf Alliances: Regional States Hedge Their BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    By James M. Dorsey The current Saudi-led intervention in Yemen designed to prevent Iranian-backed forces from gaining power symbolises the Gulf's new assertiveness. This is unfolding as the various Gulf states seek to hedge their bets with different strategies that complement rather than replace the regional US security umbrella.

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  20. Erdogan says Iran visit still on despite 'domination' rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Nation

    ... relations with Saudi Arabia chilled over Riyadh's role in the 2013 ousting of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, an ally of Ankara. However Erdogan in late February made the Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca and held talks with new King Salman, in ...

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