Tag: Muslim-majority countries

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Trump Presidency Heralds New Era of Closer Ties With Egypt

Friendly phone calls, an invite to the White House, a focus on Islamic militancy and what Donald Trump called “chemistry” have set the tone for a new era of warmer U.S.-Egyptian ties that could herald more military and political support for Cairo.

USA's Kyle Frederick Snyder celebrates after winning against Azerbaijan's Khetag Goziumov in their men's 97kg freestyle final match on August 21, 2016, during the wrestling event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Carioca Arena 2 in Rio de Janeiro. / AFP / Toshifumi KITAMURA (Photo credit should read …

Iran Lifts Ban on U.S. Wrestling Team

Iran has lifted a ban on U.S. wrestlers, allowing them to take part in the Freestyle World Cup later this month in the Iranian city of Kermanshah, Iranian media reported on Sunday.