Egyptian troops fought against Saddam during the last Gulf war.
- Population: 65m
- Capital: Cairo
- Main languages: Arabic
- Main religion: Islam
- Money: 1 Egyptian Pound = 100 piastres
They joined the alliance that included British and American soldiers. Egypt is a big power in this region so its decisions are important.
This time the Egyptian president did not back the war against Saddam. He wanted America to help sort out the problems in Israel first.