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  • US lifting aid freeze to Egypt

    The United States is partially lifting its freeze on funding to Egypt, with plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters and release some $650 million in military aid this year, officials said. Despite concerns about Egypt's failure to embrace democratic reforms following the July ouster of president…

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    • U.S. lifts ban on attack helicopters for Egypt; Apaches sent to counter growing al Qaeda threat

      The Obama administration has reversed course and will send Egypt new Apache attack helicopters that were urgently requested by Cairo in March to counter the growing threat from al Qaeda terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Egyptian Defense Minister Col. Gen. Sedki…

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        • Administration green lights Egyptian military aid

          The Obama administration on Tuesday announced that it would partially relax a restriction on military and counterterrorism aid to Egypt. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told his Egyptian counterpart of the move, which lets the United States to turn over 10 Apache helicopters to Cairo and frees up…

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          • U.S. Supplying Egypt With Attack Copters Easing Aid Halt

            The U.S. is resuming delivery of Apache attack helicopters to Egypt and releasing half of the $1.3 billion a year in military aid that was halted last year. President Barack Obama decided to provide 10 helicopters to help fight terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel…

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            • US Sends Apaches To Egypt Despite Human Rights Abuses

              The announcement on Tuesday night that the Apaches, built by the Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), would be used to combat terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula aroused concern among groups like Human Rights Watch, which emphasized the Egyptian military’s history of responding violently to citizen protests and…

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              • FP's Situation Report: U.S. to resume aid to Egypt

                The U.S. to partially resume military aid to Egypt. The WaPo's Ernesto Londoño: "The United States has decided to resume delivery of Apache helicopters to Egypt, the Pentagon announced late Tuesday, backtracking on a decision officials made last summer following the country's military coup and its…

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