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US Senate backs arms sale worth $2.2 B to Egypt

Fri, 11 Mar 2022 - 10:25 GMT

The US Department of Defense in a statement on January 25, 2022 said: “This proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the United States by helping to improve the security of a Major Non-NATO Ally that continues to be an important strategic partner in the Middle East.”

Egypt’s FM to receive chair of US Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee Thursday

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 07:57 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will receive on Thursday US democrat Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, who serves as chair of the Senate’s Foreign Relations committee.

Saudi Arabia hits back after Senate's allegations on Khashoggi

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Saudi Arabia denounced the recent stance of the US senate concerning its report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

U.S. Senate to vote on ZTE ban in defense bill this week

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 10:40 GMT

The U.S. Senate will vote on legislation to block a Trump administration agreement that would allow China's ZTE Corp, to resume business with U.S.

U.S. Senate advances bill to penalize websites for sex trafficking

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 10:43 GMT

The U.S. Senate on Monday voted to advance legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking.

Senate panel requests Trump's fired FBI chief to testify

Wed, 17 May 2017 - 06:24 GMT

US Senate panel investigating Russia's interference in America's elections requested that sacked FBI director James Comey testify before its members.