Obama Administration Criticizes Egypt in Report to Congress

Obama administration accuses the Egyptian government of restricting free speech but recommends that it continue to receive military aid.Elad Benari, 6/9/2015, 2:13 AM

Sisi Meets CIA Director in Cairo

Egypt’s President meets CIA director John Brennan, discusses issues of common interest.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2015, 4:43 AM

Obama Releases Military Aid to Egypt

21 months later, President Barack Obama releases military aid to Egypt that was suspended after the overthrow of Mohammed Morsi.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2015, 2:45 AM

Sisi Appeals for More Military Aid from the United States

Egypt's President appeals to the United States to play a greater role in helping his country fight terrorism.Elad Benari, 3/10/2015, 4:42 AM

Obama Expresses Concern Over Mass Trials in Egypt

Obama speaks to his Egyptian counterpart, urges him to "invest in the political, economic, and social aspirations of the Egyptian people."Ben Ariel, 12/19/2014, 4:46 AM

U.S. Confirms Apache Deliveries to Egypt

Defense Secretary Hagel speaks with Egyptian counterpart, confirms the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2014, 4:38 AM

Kerry Visits Egypt, Urges Sisi to Allow Political Reforms

U.S. Secretary of State becomes the highest-ranking American official to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi since he came to power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2014, 4:46 AM

Obama Looks Forward to 'Working Together' with Al-Sisi

President Obama calls Egypt's new president to congratulate him on his inauguration.Elad Benari, 6/11/2014, 3:12 AM

Senator Holds Egypt Funding Over Mass Trial

Senator Patrick Leahy says he will not approve sending funds to the Egyptian military, after 683 Islamists are sentenced to death.Elad Benari, 4/30/2014, 4:45 AM

Former Egyptian President's Widow Slams American Policy

Jehan Sadat, widow of Anwar Sadat, says she is “sick and tired” of U.S. policy towards Egypt.Elad Benari, 4/11/2014, 6:16 AM

Human Rights Watch Urges Kerry to Delay Aid to Egypt

Human Rights Watch calls on Washington not to resume military assistance to Egypt until its government ends human rights abuses.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/4/2014, 10:51 PM

Egypt, Russia Seal $2B Arms Deal

Saudi Arabia and UAE foot the bill for sale of advanced defense systems, helicopters, aircraft and anti-tank missiles.Gil Ronen and Ari Soffer, 2/9/2014, 11:37 AM

American Aid to Egypt May be Restored

Congress prepared to allow Obama to restore $1.5 billion in aid to Egypt, if it is proven that a democratic transition is taking place.Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 6:43 AM

Washington: Egypt Going 'Way Too Far' with Brotherhood

U.S. official: Egypt’s latest crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood is a bit too much but we won’t take action.Elad Benari, 12/27/2013, 5:44 AM

Hagel Expresses Concern Over New Egypt Protest Law

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel phones his Egyptian counterpart, voices concerns about new law that curbs protests.Elad Benari, 12/1/2013, 6:14 AM

Kerry: Muslim Brotherhood 'Stole' Egypt's Revolution

In his harshest remarks yet against the Muslim Brotherhood, John Kerry accuses the movement of “stealing Egypt's revolution”.Elad Benari, 11/21/2013, 4:12 AM

U.S. Lawmakers Speak Out Against Cutting Off Aid to Egypt

U.S. lawmakers urge the White House to lift its suspension of military aid to Egypt, a key regional ally.Elad Benari, 10/30/2013, 6:44 AM

Egypt's FM to U.S.: Cut Off Aid and You Will Hurt Yourself

If the U.S. cuts off aid to Egypt, it will hurt itself as well as its friends in the region, says Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/19/2013, 12:09 AM

State Department Confirms Cut in U.S. Aid to Egypt

The Obama administration will cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Egypt until "progress" is made in restoring democracy.Elad Benari, 10/10/2013, 1:13 AM

Report: U.S. to Cut Off Aid to Egypt

The United States will cut off aid to Egypt in the wake of the July coup and the turmoil that has followed, says U.S. official.Elad Benari, 10/9/2013, 4:12 AM

U.S. Denies Aid to Egypt Was Cut Off

Media reports suggesting that the United States has cut aid to Egypt are inaccurate, says White House spokesman.Elad Benari, 8/21/2013, 5:14 AM

Israeli Official to U.S.: Back Egypt Army or Risk Peace Talks

Israel is worried that if the U.S. alienates Egypt, it would negatively affect the renewed peace talks.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 3:13 AM

U.S.: No Decision Yet on Freezing Aid to Egypt

State Department says it has yet to make a decision on whether to freeze assistance to Egypt, says the matter is being reviewed.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 12:14 AM

Movement that Toppled Morsi Targets Peace Deal with Israel

Tamarod, the Egyptian movement which led the opposition to Morsi, is now calling to cancel the peace treaty with Israel.Elad Benari, 8/18/2013, 5:59 AM

Hagel: We'll Maintain Our Ties with Egypt, But...

U.S. Defense Secretary says his country will retain its military ties with Egypt but more violence could jeopardize them.Elad Benari, 8/16/2013, 3:13 AM

Egypt to Declare that Efforts to Resolve Crisis Have Failed

The Egyptian government is set to declare that foreign mediation efforts to end the political crisis in the country have failed.Elad Benari, 8/7/2013, 5:46 AM

Al-Qaeda Head Blames U.S. for Egypt Coup

Ayman al-Zawahiri accuses the United States of "plotting" with Egypt's military, secularists and Christians to overthrow Morsi.Elad Benari, 8/4/2013, 6:05 AM

Kerry Tries to Clarify Comments on Egypt

Kerry attempts to explain what he meant when he said that the Egyptian army intervened to "save democracy."Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2013, 12:15 AM

Kerry: The Egyptian Army 'Saved Democracy'

U.S. Secretary of State says that the Egyptian army, which deposed Morsi, intervened at the request of millions to protect democracy.Elad Benari, 8/2/2013, 5:45 AM

Obama Sending McCain and Graham to Egypt

Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain say they're traveling to Egypt at Obama's request.Elad Benari, 7/31/2013, 5:42 AM

White House Condemns Egypt Violence, Won't Suspend Aid

The White House condemned the bloodshed and violence in Egypt, but took no steps to suspend military assistance to the country.Elad Benari, 7/30/2013, 5:12 AM

Obama Won't Define Egypt Situation as a 'Coup'

U.S. does not plan on defining the overthrow of Egypt’s government as a coup, which would require cutting off of aid.Elad Benari, 7/26/2013, 5:15 AM

U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

The U.S. is delaying the planned delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the situation in the country, says the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 3:12 AM

McCain and Graham: Cut Off Aid to Egypt

“Not all coups are created equal, but a coup is still a coup," write Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham.Elad Benari, 7/15/2013, 4:45 AM

Germany, U.S. Tell Egypt: Release Morsi

Germany and the United States call for the release of ousted Egyptian president amid tensions between supporters and opponents.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/13/2013, 12:46 AM

U.S. Navy Patrolling Near Egypt's Coast

Two U.S. Navy ships patrolling in the Middle East moved closer to Egypt's Red Sea coast in recent days, said the top Marine Corps general.Elad Benari, 7/12/2013, 6:46 AM

Obama Orders Review of U.S. Aid to Egypt

President Obama orders a review of U.S. assistance to Egypt's government, hours after officials say that Egypt will receive F-16s.Elad Benari, 7/11/2013, 4:42 AM

U.S. Going Ahead with Delivery of Fighter Jets to Egypt

The United States plans to go through with the delivery of F-16 fighter jets to Egypt despite Morsi's overthrow.Elad Benari, 7/11/2013, 3:16 AM

U.S. Cautious on Egypt, Calls for Quick Return to Democracy

U.S. national security team calls for a quick return of a democratically elected civilian government in Egypt.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 5:44 AM

Egypt army ousts, detains, president Morsi

Morsi and his senior aides were placed "under house arrest" in a military facilityUzi Baruch, 7/4/2013, 7:23 AM

Report: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Infiltrated Obama Admin

Egyptian magazine claims that six Islamist activists who work with Obama are Muslim Brotherhood operatives.Elad Benari, 1/9/2013, 5:14 AM

Morsi: U.S. Should Show Respect for Arab Values

Egypt's President: If Washington asks Egypt to honor its treaty with Israel, it should live up to its commitment to Palestinian self-rule.Elad Benari, 9/23/2012, 3:22 AM

Congressmen Challenge Obama, Want Halt to Aid to Egypt

A Republican senator threatens a filibuster to suspend aid to Egypt and other countries where Americans have been attacked. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/19/2012, 9:09 AM

Obama Hints Egypt Not an Ally, White House Clarifies

The White House does damage control after Obama hints that the U.S. no longer considers the Egyptian government an ally.Elad Benari, 9/14/2012, 3:13 AM

U.S. Tells Cairo: We Read Your Arabic Tweets, Too

Muslim Brotherhood tweeted sweet nothings in English-language account, praised riots in Arabic one.Gil Ronen, 9/13/2012, 7:30 PM

Egypt's PM Urges U.S. Businessmen to Invest

Egypt’s Prime Minister Hisham Kandil urges a delegation of U.S. businessmen to invest in post-Mubarak Egypt.Elad Benari, 9/10/2012, 5:44 AM

US, Egypt Conducting Joint Military Exercises

U.S. planes landed in Egypt Tuesday for a joint exercise, the first since the fall of Hosni Mubarak.David Lev, 9/5/2012, 12:15 AM

U.S. to Relieve Egypt of $1 Billion Debt

The Obama administration is nearing an agreement with Egypt’s new government to relieve $1 billion of its debt.Elad Benari, 9/4/2012, 6:14 AM

Panetta to Visit Egypt and Israel Next Week

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will meet Egypt's new President Mohammed Morsi and also stop for a visit in Israel.Elad Benari, 7/27/2012, 4:42 AM

Clinton Decides to Resume Military Aid to Egypt

U.S. Secretary of State Clinton to resume $1.3 billion in annual military aid to Egypt, suspended over human rights concerns. Elad Benari, 3/23/2012, 6:43 AM

US Intervenes to Block Egyptian Arrest of Boutros Ghali

The US has intervened to block Egypt from arresting its former Finance Minister Youssef Boutros Ghali in London before boarding a plane to the US. Chana Ya'ar, 7/20/2011, 11:49 AM

U.S. Senators Tour Egypt's Tahrir Square

Two U.S. senators toured Egypt's Tahrir Square Sunday, one month after riots there forced President Hosni Mubarak's resignation.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2011, 12:13 AM

Egypt: US Has No Right to Monitor Other Countries on Religion

Egypt has slammed its inclusion by the US on a list of nations that violate citizen's religious rights. Report left out harassment of Egypt's Jews.Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2010, 1:23 PM

Egypt Backs Away from Obama's Direct Talks Failure

Backing away from what appears to be a failing endeavor, Egypt expresses its displeasure with the Obama administration in an Al-Ahram editorial.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2010, 4:12 PM