CAIRO | CBS: El-Sissi says Egypt, Israel cooperate against militants

5Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

CAIRO — Jan 05, 2019— U.S. television network CBS says Egypt’s president has told it in an interview that his country and Israel, with whom it fought four wars, are cooperating against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula.

Excerpts from the interview released by CBS over the weekend also quote President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi as denying there are political prisoners in Egypt, where he has overseen one of the largest crackdowns on dissent in the country’s modern history.

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