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Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Egypt’s talking heads occupied with El Sisi’s Trump visit

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s talks with US President Donald Trump dominated the nation’s airwaves last night. Trump showed the president “unprecedented, absolute support” during their second formal meeting yesterday in Washington, Al Hayah Al Youm’s Khaled Abu Bakr reported from the White House, adding that the two saw eye-to-eye on many topics. (watch, runtime: 5:35).

Trump also praised efforts by Egyptian authorities to promote religious freedom and tolerance during a press conference after the presidential meeting, Hona Al Asema’s Lama Gebreil reported from the US capital (watch, runtime: 8:43).

Egypt is the largest recipient of US FDI in Africa: Egypt is the largest single recipient of US FDI in Africa, and the second largest in the Middle East, according to an infographic published yesterday by the government and cited by Al Hayah Al Youm’s Lobna Assal (watch, runtime: 5:06).

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