Egypt Receives Jet From France
France has confirmed a deal to sell 24 Rafale combat jets to Egypt in a deal worth €5bn euros (£3.7bn; $5.7bn).
The deal is a breakthrough for the French defence firm Dassault which has spent years trying to win an export order for the fighter jet.
The deal also includes a naval frigate and related military equipment.
France has benefited from a push by Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi to upgrade the nation’s military hardware…