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US Congress passes funding bill to provide aid to Ukraine

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 08:08 GMT

The US House passed a massive spending bill Wednesday night to fund the federal government through September and provide nearly $14 billion in aid for Ukraine, NBC reported.

Egypt's Cabinet's spox answers questions of U.S. Congressional Assistants Delegation

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 06:57 GMT

Spokesperson of the Cabinet Nader Saad answered Thursday the questions raised by members of the U.S. Congressional Assistants Delegation who is on a visit to Egypt.

Harris was briefly first woman to be acting U.S. president as Biden underwent colonoscopy

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 07:13 GMT

US President Joe Biden briefly transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris Friday as he underwent a colonoscopy, making her the first woman to hold the presidential reins in US history.

Congressmen hail Egypt’s partnership with US to achieve regional stability, fight terror

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 05:26 GMT

Congressmen Chuck Fleischmann, Guy Reschenthaler and Andy Barr hailed Egypt’s partnership with the US to achieve stability and peace in the region and support counterterrorism efforts.

Egypt provides overflight rights, Suez Canal access to support counterterrorism efforts: Congressman Fleischmann

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 05:15 GMT

Fleischmann reiterated support of the US partnership with Egypt with the aim of eliminating terrorism and protecting citizens.

Egypt-US partnership fosters regional peace, stability: Congressman Barr

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 04:07 GMT

He also hailed the longstanding relations between the two countries.

Egypt-US partnership critical in combatting Islamic State: Congressman Reschenthaler

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 03:44 GMT

He also said the Egypt-US partnership is needed to thwart threats in the Mediterranean and support Israel.

Congress certifies Biden victory, and Trump pledges 'orderly transition' of power

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 10:12 GMT

With that announcement, following a failed attempt by some GOP lawmakers to challenge some of the results, Biden is set to be sworn in at noon on January 20.

Pelosi says House to vote Thursday on limiting Trump's war powers on Iran

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 11:14 GMT

"Last week, the Trump administration conducted a provocative and disproportionate military airstrike targeting high-level Iranian military officials," Pelosi said in a statement.

U.S. House votes again to end Trump's border emergency declaration

Sat, 28 Sep 2019 - 12:39 GMT

Trump has also made his promise to build the wall a feature of his campaign for re-election next year.

Sisi discusses Palestinian-Israeli conflict with World Jewish Congress chief

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 01:57 GMT

The president affirmed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict must be accomplished in a way that preserves the rights of the Palestinian people.

Trump to end trade privileges for India on June 5

Sat, 01 Jun 2019 - 10:33 GMT

President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States would end its preferential trade treatment for India on June 5.

Mueller criticized Barr's depiction of Russia probe: reports

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 09:50 GMT

Mueller complained to the attorney general over his characterization of the Russia probe that allowed Trump to declare himself cleared of obstruction of justice.

U.S. may designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 12:25 GMT

The information was confirmed by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders in a statement.

Trump vetoes congressional resolution to end US involvement in Yemen war

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 09:54 GMT

US President Donald Trump has vetoed a congressional resolution that sought to end US involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said on Tuesday.

US Congressman: Sisi-Trump summit very important

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 01:32 GMT

US Congressman Jeff Fortenberry termed as very important Tuesday's summit between Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and US President Donald Trump.

U.S. senator say similarities between Sisi, Lincoln

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 02:43 GMT

The remarks came during a hearing session held by the Pulse Foundation at the US Congress to discuss relations between Egypt and the United States.

Shoukri, congressmen talk regional crises, counter-terrorism strategy

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 10:54 GMT

The discussions affirmed the need to continue aiding Egypt to overcome security, political, economic and social challenges.

Statesmen, people fiercely censure Naga, Waked for hostile remarks

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 02:57 GMT

Theatrical Professions Syndicate decided on Tuesday to drop the membership of the internationally renowned Egyptian actors.

U.S. Congress negotiators struggle to reach border security deal

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 05:00 GMT

With little time remaining, congressional negotiators on U.S. border security funding have not settled the hot-button issues they hope to resolve.

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