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US pressing Egypt to adopt more moderate policies

CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday made the highest-level American visit to Egypt since President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi took office as Washington presses the former army chief to adopt more moderate policies. Economic and security problems … read more

US seeks to thaw Egypt relations despite concerns

CAIRO (AP) — The United States, seizing on Egypt’s weak economy and shaky security, is seeking to convince its new president to embrace more moderate policies to achieve stability — and deliver more American aid In the few weeks since … read more

US, Iran, longtime enemies, now potential partners

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the fog of diplomacy. For years, Iran has been an archenemy of the United States. Now, with alliances blurred in the Mideast, the two countries are talking about how to stop an offensive in Iraq by … read more

Russia has pulled back its troops from the border with Ukraine

By Daryna Krasnolutska, Volodymyr Verbyany and Gopal Ratnam Photographer: Vikto Drachev/AFP via Getty Images Pro-Russian fighters of Vostok (East) battalion guard a checkpoint on the road between… Read More Related Ukraine, Russia Gas Deal Seen on Germany Pressure Russia has … read more