September 07 2017
The Bright Star exercises between the Egyptian and U.S. armed forces are back on the docket for the first time since 2009, reports Ahram Online (Egypt).
The U.S. cancelled the biennial drills in 2013 after an Egyptian army crackdown on protests, noted Reuters. The 2011 exercises were canceled after the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, which overthrew Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak.
The resumption of the drills was announced by Cairo on Tuesday.
This year's training, which runs...
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