Egypt, Saudi Arabia target dissidents in the U.S.

Q: Egypt and Saudi Arabia, both U.S. allies, are using surveillance and threats to silence their critics and rights activists inside the United States, according to a report by the Freedom Initiative, a nonprofit rights organization. Where are Middle East neighbors Egypt and Saudi Arabia?

Circle the area on this map

Q: The report maintains that U.S. officials have not made a substantial effort to curb such repression by these allies, while last week federal agents arrested two New York residents who were accused of operating "secret police station" for which U.S. rival?

A. China

B. Iran

C. North Korea

D. Russia

Q: The United States has not dramatically changed its policies toward Egypt or Saudi Arabia over the repression of dissidents at home or abroad. A Washington Post columnist who was a critic of the Saudi regime was murdered by its agents in which country?

A. Britain

B. Israel

C. Turkey

D. United States

Q: The Freedom Initiative reported dozens of threats against dozens of Egyptians and Saudis living in the United States as well as travel bans against some U.S. citizens. Saudi Arabia and Egypt share which body of water?

A. Arabian Sea

B. Black Sea

C. Persian Gulf

D. Red Sea

Q: The Sinai Peninsula is on which continent?

A. Africa

B. Asia

C. Europe

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