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Egypt to propose political solution to Libya crisis: Sisi

Egypt is set to propose a comprehensive political solution to the Libyan crisis in the coming months, aiming to eliminate terrorist hideouts used for transferring militants, ammunition and arms to  neighboring countries in the region, according to a statement by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday.

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan agree on a roadmap for next GERD technical meetings

The foreign and irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan agreed that the next two trilateral technical meetings on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) should evolve around the development of technical rules and guidelines for the filling and operation of the dam, according to a joint statement issued on …

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Sisi: Egypt fights terrorism in Sinai and along borders with Libya

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi highlighted Egypt’s war against terrorism including the fight in Sinai as well as along the western borders with Libya, and affirmed the need to reach a “peaceful” political solution to the Libyan crisis.

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Intel: How pressure is mounting on Egypt to release detained Americans

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on a US citizen that Cairo has detained for six years. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus noted that Pompeo pressed Shoukry Monday on “concerns over press freedom, human rights and Americans detained in Egypt, including Moustafa Kassem.”

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Intel: How this week’s US-sponsored Nile talks buoy Egypt

The US administration deepened its involvement in trilateral talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the filling of a massive new dam on the Nile River this week, to Cairo’s relief. In a joint statement Monday evening following a meeting of foreign ministers in Washington, the four nations and the …

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