As President Trump prepares to have a warm welcome for Egyptian leader Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Tuesday for the second time at the White House, rights groups say they are intensifying their efforts to lobby members of Congress for a less friendly visit.
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi signed a new law on Saturday tightening the government's control of the internet, state media reported.
An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 75 people to death for participating in a 2013 demonstration in support of then-President Mohamed Morsy, and referred their cases to the country's Grand Mufti for a final decision, according to state-run news agency Ahram Online.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Monday secured a second term in office after winning 97% of the vote.
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who recently resigned, plans to visit Cairo on Tuesday before what he says will be his eventual return to Lebanon.