President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi conducted a one-day visit to close regional ally Saudi Arabia on Sunday, during which Egypt’s ambassador to Riyadh said the two countries would aim to address numerous shared challenges “facing the Arab and Muslim world”, according to state-owned Al-Ahram. Egyptian Ambassador Afifi Abdel Wahab said the relationship between Saudi Arabia and …
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