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FILE – Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi speaks during the opening ceremony of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 1, 2021. A New York man has been arrested on charges that he worked as a secret and unregistered agent of the Egyptian government, including by sharing information with American law enforcement officials about political opponents of President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, the Justice Department said Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. Pierre Girgis, a 39-year-old dual national of Egypt and the United States, is charged with acting as an agent of a foreign government without notifying the Justice Department, and with conspiring to do so. (Yves Herman/Pool via AP, File)