October 9, 2013 / 12:25 AM / in 4 years

U.S. leaning toward withholding most military aid from Egypt -source

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The Obama administration is leaning toward withholding most U.S. military assistance to Egypt except aid to promote counterterrorism, security in the Sinai Peninsula and other U.S. priorities, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.

A second U.S. official said an announcement could be made later this week, though he noted that this has been repeatedly postponed.

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