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Sameh Shoukry is the Egyptian ambassador to the United States.

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Truth-O-Meter burrows for the truth

Trust PolitiFact Georgia to burrow for the darkest and fuzziest of truths.

Last week, we tested a DeKalb County congressman on the economy, an Athens congressman on one of his tweets, boosterish claims about Atlanta tourism, and whether Egypt’s ambassador has his facts straight.

Most importantly, we uncovered that metro Atlanta’s groundhog General Beauregard Lee, long overshadowed by the more famous Punxsutawney Phil, is better at predicting the weather. Scandalous.

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Fact-checking claims on Egypt and Israel

We look at three statements about the Middle East.