US frees some aid for Egypt, claiming progress on abuses

FILE - Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a State Department careers conversation at Purdue University, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, in West Lafayette, Ind. The Biden administration says it's again giving Egypt much of a $300 million tranche of annual military aid to that country that’s conditioned on human rights improvements. Senior U.S. officials, speaking on condition they not be identified to discuss details of the administration's decision-making, disclosed the move by Blinken. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

US frees some aid for Egypt, claiming progress on abuses