U.S. to Review Aid to Arab World

(Ha'aretz/Reuters) - The United States is reviewing all its aid to the Arab world, including Egypt, to see how much it can redirect to programs that promote democracy and the rule of law, a State Department official said Friday. The Egyptian government has upset the U.S. at least twice this year, first by jailing prominent Egyptian-American sociologist Saadeddin Ibrahim and more recently by allowing state television to broadcast a series which American Jewish groups say is anti-Semitic.

2002-11-20 00:00:00

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