Why US-Egyptian Ties are Warming
Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo recently to resume the strategic dialogue with Egypt for the first time since 2009.
Shortly beforehand, Washington delivered eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, with more to follow in the coming months.
They are part of the US’s annual military aid to its important Middle East ally.
A large part of this $1.3bn (£834m) package was suspended after the Egyptian army ousted Islamist former President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013. Details