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Egypt says it backs Trump’s media criticism

CAIRO: Egypt on Tuesday applauded US President Donald Trump's claims that Western media outlets have deliberately not reported on "terrorist" attacks. Trump accused the media on Monday of disregarding attacks by radical militants, in a provocative statement for which he provided no evidence. In Cairo, a statement by foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid "hailed the US administration stance" criticising "the Western media's coverage of some terrorist attacks around the world". He said his statement addressed "the…