Egypt Launches Regional Gas Forum, Including Israel in Fold

CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt hosted its first ever regional gas forum on Monday, with several regional delegations attending alongside Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, in what was just the second such visit by an Israeli Cabinet member since the 2011 Arab Spring uprising.

Yuval Steinitz, the Israeli Minister of National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Resources, talks to the press at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem on August 13, 2015, announcing a major agreement between Israels government and a consortium including US firm Noble Energy on natural gas production in the Mediterranean Sea.

China Launches ‘Belt and Road’ Research Center in Egypt

China on Sunday inaugurated a research center in Cairo, Egypt, affiliated with Beijing’s ambitious multi-trillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) that the United States believes is being used as a predatory lending practices vehicle to bury nations across the continent in debt and undermine their sovereignty.

Egypt probes images of naked couple atop pyramid

Egypt Deports German Teenager For Alleged ISIS Links

Egyptian officials say authorities have deported a German teenager they say had come to Egypt with the intention of joining Islamic State militants fighting security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.

Police raid in southern Egypt kills 5 suspected jihadists

Pompeo in Cairo: ‘The Age of Self-Inflicted American Shame Is Over’ 

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, during a speech on the Middle East delivered in Cairo Thursday, praised the United States as a “force for good” in the region and blasted previous President Barack Obama’s administration for underestimating Islamic extremism and the Iranian menace.

Pompeo vows US troops will leave Syria

Pompeo in Egypt Amid Concerns over U.S. Mideast Policy

CAIRO — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Cairo for talks with Egyptian leaders as he continues a nine-nation Middle East tour aimed at reassuring America’s Arab partners that the Trump administration is not walking away from the region.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (C) and his wife Susan (R) are greeted by Assistant Foreign Minister For North and South American Affairs , Reda Habeeb Ibrahim Zaki (2L) and Charge d'Affaires for the US Embassy in Egypt, Tom Goldberger (L), as they arrive at Cairo International Airport in …

Pompeo Set for Mideast Tour to Assure Arab Allies Amid Syria Pullout

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to depart on a tour of the Middle East next week in a bid to galvanize regional leaders to confront Iran and remind allies that the United States is not disappearing from region amid the Trump administration’s decision to pull American troops out of Syria and possibly Afghanistan, according to senior State Department officials.

Mike Pompeo (Mark Wilson / Getty)

Roadside Bomb Hits Tour Bus near Pyramids of Egypt, Two Killed

A roadside bomb hidden inside a wall near the pyramids of Giza in Egypt detonated as a bus full of Vietnamese tourists was passing by on Friday. Two of the tourists were killed and 12 other people were injured, including the Egyptian bus driver and a tour employee.

Bomb kills three Vietnamese tourists, guide near Egypt pyramids

U.S. Taxpayers Billed $115M to Study Quails on Cocaine, Donkey Hunting

Both Democrat and Republican political establishments have decried the cost of President Trump’s proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall while $115 million in American taxpayer money has funded the Somali National Army, tourism in Egypt, quails on cocaine, and more.

Quail birds are seen in a cage in the backyard of Gwynn Kariwo at her home in Highfield, Harare, in this Friday, May, 13, 2016 photo. Kariwo who has a backyard cage full of Quail birds in Harare's poor surburb, says she prefers selling the eggs because they are profitable.Thousands …