Latest in Tag: Congress Highlight
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US President-elect Joe Biden condemned the “insurrection” at the US Capitol on Wednesday, after some Trump supporters broke into the building
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, on Wednesday dismissed Trump’s allegations of widespread fraud in the White House race.
The subpoenas were issued to acting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Russell Vought, OMB’s Associate Director of National Security Programs Michael Duffey, and State Department Counselor Ulrich Brechbuhl.
Egyptian community in US awaits Al-Sisi’s visit, realises value of bilateral cooperation, says Tawfik
Egypt’s constitutional amendments are state policy, will not affect bilateral relations, says Middle East Institute’s president
Democratic candidate Rashida Tlaib is about to make history by becoming the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. She said that although people “can’t pronounce my name, they remember the thing that I do for them.”Former state lawmaker Rashida Tlaib is set to become the first Muslim woman elected to the US Congress after winning …
Human rights conditions will be among the topics discussed in the meetings, according to Tarek El-Khouly
On the other hand, Egypt dismisses human rights violation allegations
The president earlier met with US congressmen, and asserted Egypt’s stance towards such countries
Trump’s upcoming visit to the Middle East will tackle terrorism, Iran, Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and Syrian crisis
“Terrorism is a fight that we should all be in,” says congressman Juan Vargas
The meeting included ways of increasing coordination and consultation between both sides
The delegation also inspected St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, the site of the deadly attack in December
The US congress delegation visiting Egypt is headed by Senator Dana Rohrabacher, says state media outlet
The US congressman and delegation also met with the minister of defence
Donald Trump’s erratic campaign has Republicans running for Congress wringing their hands. But with three months and possibly many more unpredictable Trump outbursts to go, they are caught between a rock and hard place.
FBI Director James Comey has appeared before Congress to answer questions on the agency’s decision to not prosecute Hillary Clinton. The House Speaker was among the critics of the outcome, which has outraged Republicans.
The congress is currently visiting to meet Al-Sisi, other government officials
Several US members of congress have visited Egypt in recent months
The US House of Representatives speaker arrived in Cairo to discuss issues of shared interest with Egyptian officials
Al-Sisi, Sobhi met with US Congress delegation to discuss bilateral cooperation
A bill that extends the ban on transferring Guantanamo prisonors to the US mainland has sailed through Congress. Its passage will complicate President Barack Obama’s efforts to close the notorious prison. The US Senate on Tuesday passed the bill, known as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), with a vote of 91-3, a week after …
The White House has secured enough support in the Senate to successfully veto a resolution that would “disapprove” of the Iran nuclear deal. But it is a hollow victory, as a presidential veto could damage US credibility. The votes have been tallied. At least 34 US Senators will support the Iran nuclear deal, and back …
Barack Obama would like to close the US prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba before the end of his term. The Cubans would like to have the entire base back. And the US Congress is opposed to both ideas, Kersten Knipp writes. Oh the things that Cuba could offer! Pineapples, coconuts, oranges and bananas, as well as potatoes, lettuce and…
Meeting between US Congress delegation and NGOs covered deterioration of rights in Egypt
Security by military force has been prioritised over democratic progress, but changes to terms of credit suggests White House’s support has changed
By James M. Dorsey A satirical video of Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s speech to the US Congress captures the essence of his message and his political strategy on the eve of Israeli elections. “There are three things we must always remember: First Iran, and second Iran, and third Iran, Iran, Iran, again and again; …
Delegates reaffirm need to “conserve” bilateral relations with Egypt
A new clause permits Secretary of State to bypass democratic conditions on aid
Kerry describes Egypt as “strategic partner” on regional issues in phone call with Egyptian counterpart