Al Qahirah Governorate

Russia Strikes USD 3.5 B Deals for Arms Deliveries to Egypt

Russia and Egypt have reached a preliminary deal on USD 3.5 B worth of weapons, with anti-missile equipment and pieces of artillery to be sold to Cairo, Moscow official say.

Alexander Fomin, head of Russia's Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, announced the deal while on an international arms trade fair in South Africa, Interfax news agency reports.

Egypt to try Morsi for giving Qatar security papers

Egypt’s deposed president Mohamed Morsi will be tried on charges of giving Qatar documents relating to national security, the state prosecutor said on Sept. 6.
The Islamist former head of state already faces the death penalty in several trials, and his supporters have been the target of a deadly crackdown by the authorities since his ouster in July 2013.