Forget the nostalgia for 21st-century social democracy, says Harvard political scientist Yascha Mounk. Nationalism is here to stay.
Unlike the Obama administration, which was critical of the military takeover that brought Sissi to power, Trump has warmly embraced Egypt's president.
Some observers expect Abbas to soften demands for opening of talks with Israel.
A travel warning in place for Sinai is already at the highest level, but new warnings have Israel considered a temporary closure of the border.
Since Turkey and EU reached an agreement last year to curb the flow of migrants and refugees sailing from Turkish shores, most migrant journeys now take the more dangerous route from north Africa.
Mubarak heads to home in Heliopolis after court cleared him on charges of killing protesters in 2011.
In unusual speech, David Govrin says diplomatic relations should also combine civilian and economic ties if 'peace is to forge deep roots.' Egypt's ambassador says his country is interested in promoting economic relations with Israel.
Army raid on militant hideout comes as authorities try to clampdown on recent upsurge in ISIS activity in restive Sinai region.
Second such incident this month prompts food safety questions about government food programs in Egypt's rural areas.
The two are set to discuss efforts to restart the peace process with Israel and the Palestinians' humanitarian, economic and security situation.