Egypt’s politics digest Nov. 9: Egypt’s Sisi congratulates Trump, looks forward to new era of closer ties
Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi during his meeting with U.S Presidential Candidate Donald Trump.

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Egypt’s Sisi congratulates Trump, looks forward to new era of closer ties

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi congratulated Donald Trump on Wednesday on his victory in the U.S. presidential election and said he hoped his election would unleash a new era of closer ties with Washington, reported Reuters.

“The Egyptian Arab Republic is looking forward to the period of Donald Trump’s presidency to imbue new spirit into the path of Egyptian-American ties with more cooperation and coordination in the interests of both the Egyptian and American people,” he said in a statement.

A statement from the Egyptian Presidency said that Sisi has invited Trump to visit Egypt.

 

Forces kill 6 takfiri elements in N. Sinai

Security forces managed to kill six takfiri armed elements in the northern tip of the Sinai Peninsula as part of tight crackdown against extremists, Youm7 reported.

Forces have also destroyed four hubs and two motorbikes that belonged to terrorists.

 

Saudi Arabia deports 45 Egyptians over illegal residence

Saudi Arabia has deported 45 Egyptians over illegal residence and disputes with sponsors, Youm7 reported.

The deportees arrived Wednesday at Cairo Airport, where three of them were arrested upon arrival over escaping judicial sentences.

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