the United States

Blinken welcomes reactivation of presidential pardon committee, says Egypt plays key role calming situation in Palestine

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 03:22 GMT

The United States secretary of state Blinken thanked Egypt, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry during a joint press conference held on Monday in Cairo, for the friendship that lasted over the years between the two countries, expressing his appreciation for the meetings and discussions held with the Egyptian leadership.

US ambassador offers condolences for peacekeepers helicopter accident victims

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 07:08 GMT

The United states ambassador in Egypt Jonathan R. Cohen offered condolences for the peacekeepers helicopter accident’ victims who died, Thursday due to technical failure in the helicopter.

Biden seen as weak front-runner as 2020 U.S. Democratic race heats up

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 12:33 GMT

Biden, 76, has consistently maintained a comfortable lead over his rivals. But his campaign has been plagued by doubts over his age, fitness for office

Sudanese PM thanks partners, unveils upcoming foreign policy

Sun, 25 Aug 2019 - 11:58 GMT

The statements of Hamduk came during his first TV interview since he took up the post earlier this week with Sudanese 24 channel.

US CENTCOM commander visits Cairo, meets Sisi, Defense min.

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 01:57 GMT

Presidential spokesperson Bassam Radi said that McKenzie stressed on the important and strategic relations between Washington and Cairo.

U.S., France, others urge de-escalation of tensions in Libya

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 06:37 GMT

France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, Britain and the United States said that they were deeply concerned about fighting in Libya

Putin signs decree suspending INF nuclear pact - Kremlin

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 02:22 GMT

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree suspending Russia's participation in the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty with the United States

Central banks, U.S. employers aid world stock recovery

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 11:21 GMT

A set of strong employment data in the United States, decisive action from the Chinese central bank and dovish messages from U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell combined to push world stocks further off recent lows on Monday.

U.S. sanctions three people it links to Islamic State

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 04:43 GMT

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on an Indonesian, a Filipino and a Malyasian it said were linked to the militant group Islamic State.

Bolton reaffirms U.S. not seeking regime change in Iran

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 08:30 GMT

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton reaffirmed on Wednesday that the United States was not seeking a change of government in Iran.

U.S. cites ‘pervasive’ Russian efforts to weaken election

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 05:48 GMT

The U.S. intelligence community remains concerned about election security and Russia is still trying to interfere in American elections Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said.

Trump says U.S. to sanction Turkey, urges pastor's immediate release

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 04:42 GMT

President Donald Trump said the United States would impose significant sanctions on Turkey over its detention of American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson

UAE ready to take on greater security burden in Middle East - minister

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 11:17 GMT

The United Arab Emirates is ready to take on more of the security burden in the Middle East, Anwar Gargash said on Thursday

U.S. to lift hold on military aid to Egypt

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 02:06 GMT

The United States withheld a $195 million military aid in August 2017.

Trump stresses Israel's security in talks with Putin

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 04:28 GMT

The United States and Russia will work together to ensure Israel's security, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday after his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Oil prices fall but market tight on disruptions, record demand

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 - 07:43 GMT

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $77.40 per barrel, down 22 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close.

U.S. targets airlines in latest Iran sanctions move

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 03:09 GMT

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on several Iranian and Turkish companies and a number of aircraft in a move targeting four Iranian airlines.

U.S. sanctions five Iranians it links to Revolutionary Guard Corps

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 02:55 GMT

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on five Iranians it said were linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps.

U.S. will not recognize Venezuela election result -State Dept

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 06:50 GMT

The United States will not recognize the result of Venezuela's presidential election on Sunday

Oil near 3-1/2 year highs as Saudi backs higher prices, U.S. stocks draw

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 07:53 GMT

Oil prices rose on Thursday to their highest in over three years as U.S. crude inventories declined.