China, Egypt, India, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria and Turkey were among those looking to get their hands on the S-400 missile defense system.
Vice President Pence arrived in Cairo hours after Congress and President Trump failed to avert a partial federal closure.
The rock may contain metals that predate the entire solar system.
The right foot of the statue features hieroglyphic symbols that correspond to both the birth name and coronation of King Amenhotep III.
Some of the papyrus scraps carry everyday notes like shopping lists or tax returns.
Tramadol is legal in Britain with a proper prescription, but it's a banned substance in Egypt, where it's considered the country's most abused drug.
Pence wanted to raise awareness of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, but the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem has changed that.
Three of the children appeared to have been well-cared for; the fourth did not, possibly due to differences in social class.
Western observers consider Russia's role in Egypt, Libya and Syria as a challenge to NATO, which tried to overthrow leaders in all three Mediterranean states.
The statues, carved from black granite, were found near the ancient southern Egyptian city of Luxor.
The U.S. plotted to expel Palestinians fighting Israel in Lebanon and resettle them in Egypt, but Hosni Mubarak demanded an independent state.
The X-ray allowed researchers to examine the rich assortment of objects that had been buried inside along with the girl's body.
Jihadis told village elders to stop collaborating with security forces or suffer the consequences.
Worshippers belonged to the Sufi sect of Islam that jihadis accuse of idolatry.
Militants carried out the attack in the town of Bir al-Abd, near Arish city.
Archaeologists discovered the trove of artifacts on the Mediterranean seabed near the city of Alexandria.