Aya Hijazi and her husband Mohamed Hassanein at a courthouse in Cairo, on 23 March 2017

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Aya Hijazi and her husband Mohamed Hassanein at a courthouse in Cairo final month

Donald Trump’s administration has secured the liberty of an Egyptian-US charity employee who was detained for almost three years in Cairo.

Aya Hijazi, 30, was flown again to the US on Thursday evening along with her household on a US authorities jet.

Ms Hijazi, whose charity cared for road youngsters, confronted youngster abuse prices branded false by rights teams.

Her launch was reportedly agreed earlier than Mr Trump met Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi this month.

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Ms Hijazi, a US citizen with twin nationality, and her Egyptian husband, Mohamed Hassanein, arrange the Belady Basis in 2013 to assist road youngsters.

The couple have been arrested a yr later together with 4 different humanitarian staff, whose launched has additionally been secured.

They have been acquitted final Sunday of kid abuse and trafficking prices that have been dismissed as bogus by US officers.

Ms Hijazi, who was born in Egypt and grew up in Falls Church, Virginia, is because of go to the White Home on Friday to fulfill President Trump.

She may even be greeted by his daughter, Ivanka, and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, experiences the Washington Publish, which broke the story.

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Ms Hijazi, who was born in Egypt and grew up in Falls Church, Virginia

Chaperoned by high American officers, Ms Hijazi and Mr Hassanein have been reportedly flown again on a army plane to Joint Base Andrews, close to Washington DC, at 22:00 on Thursday.

Dina Powell, the president’s Egyptian-American deputy nationwide safety adviser, is alleged to have accompanied the couple on the flight dwelling.

The administration of former President Barack Obama had lobbied with out success for Ms Hijazi’s launch, irritating her household.

The case was seen by human rights teams as typical of authoritarian rule in Egypt below President Sisi, who assumed energy in 2013.

Mr Trump was accused by critics of embracing a dictator when he rolled out the crimson carpet for President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi on the White Home earlier this month.

However US media report the cosy bilateral capped a flurry of behind-the-scenes diplomacy by Trump administration officers to safe Ms Hijazi’s launch.