Egypt Asks Russia for Anti-Tank Missiles, Warplanes

Request comes after Saudis gave Egypt $2 billion for Russian weapons
ussian President Vladimir Putin and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Sochi, Russia on Tuesday / AP

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has asked Russia to supply Egypt with high-tech fighter jets, attack helicopters, and anti-tank missile systems, according to regional reports.

EXCLUSIVE Transcript of President Obama’s Call With Vladimir Putin

World leaders discuss plane shot down in Ukraine
President Obama talks with Vladimir Putting outside the "Charcoal Pit." (AP)

The Washington Free Beacon has obtained an exclusive transcript of President Obama’s brief phone conversation with Russian president Vladimir Putin regarding the Malaysian Airline plane reportedly shot down in eastern Ukraine. The president ate lunch at the Charcoal Pit ahead of an infrastructure speech in Wilmington, Delaware.