Egypt Leader Calls Gulf Rulers After Purported Leaked Tape

February 10, 2015 11:15 AM

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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has made series of calls to Arab Gulf leaders after audio recordings surfaced in which he and a top aide purportedly mock them and discuss milking them for money.

Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb told the Saudi-owned al-Hayat newspaper Tuesday that the recordings released by an Islamist TV station on Saturday are "fake." He accused the Muslim Brotherhood group of ousted President Mohammed Morsi of fabricating the recordings in order to "drive a wedge" b...

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