Egyptian FM meets with Iranian interim president to extend condolences on Raisi

Wed, 22 May 2024 - 02:47 GMT

Minister Shokry had flown to Tehran earlier today to participate in the mourning ceremony.

Vice Iranian President Mohamad Mokhber assumes executive authority

Mon, 20 May 2024 - 11:33 GMT

Mohamad Mokhber, first vice to late President Ebrahim Raisi, announced on Monday to assume executive authority in Iran per the constitution.

Egypt’s FM Shoukry extends condolences to government, people of Iran over death of President Ebrahim Raisi

Mon, 20 May 2024 - 08:43 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry extended his heartfelt condolences to the government and people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the tragic death of President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a horrific plane crash.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, FM Hossein Amir Abdollahian confirmed dead in helicopter crash, state TV

Mon, 20 May 2024 - 07:51 GMT

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian have died in a helicopter crash in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan, Iranian Press TV confirmed, Monday.

Egypt expresses deep concern over missing plane carrying Iranian President

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 09:49 GMT

A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was involved in an accident in East Azerbaijan Province, as part of a convoy of three helicopters, Iranian media reported.

Egypt, Iranian FMs discuss international efforts to stop Israeli war on Gaza

Sat, 04 May 2024 - 01:22 GMT

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 15th session of the Islamic Summit Conference, scheduled to take place on May 4th and 5th in Banjul, the capital of Gambia.

Egypt warns of expansion of conflict in Middle East after Iranian-Israeli escalation

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 - 08:36 GMT

Israel launched a 'limited' strike against Isfahan, southern Iran on early Friday. However, no damages to Iranian nuclear facilities were reported. The Israeli strike is a reprisal for Iran’s "extensive retaliatory drone strikes" against Israel, which had attacked the Iranian diplomatic mission in Syria’s Damascus on April 1.

Conflict between Tehran, Tel Aviv 'not severely' impacting crude oil prices

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 05:17 GMT

However, the current conflict between Tehran and Tel Aviv poses one of the largest geopolitical risks to global oil markets since the start of the Russo-Ukrainian war and the war on Gaza.

Egypt’s FM, US Secretary of State discuss ways to contain regional tensions following Iranian-Israeli escalation

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 09:06 GMT

They also discussed the escalating tensions witnessed in recent weeks regarding the Gaza Strip crisis and its potential regional ramifications, which pose a serious threat to the security and stability of the region, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

Egypt’s FM urges Iranian, Israeli counterparts to refrain from brinkmanship policies, mutual provocations

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 07:40 GMT

Shoukry expressed Egypt's profound concern regarding the unprecedented military escalation between Iran and Israel, which poses a threat of spiraling out of control, destabilizing the region, and jeopardizing the interests of its peoples, stated the Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Ahmed Abu Zeid, in a Sunday statement.

Israel seeks Iranian confrontation to divert attention from atrocities in Palestine

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 02:40 GMT

The Israeli government wants to escalate the crisis into a regional war to stay in power even if that endangers its people, said Dr. Mohamed Hegazy, former assistant to the foreign minister.

Egypt suspends flights to Jordan, Iraq, Lebanon after Iranian-Israeli escalation

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 - 10:45 GMT

Iran announced that it has launched "extensive retaliatory drone strikes" against Israel, while Middle Eastern countries including Iraq and Jordan closed their aerospace and suspended air aviation.

Egypt calls for exercise of utmost restraint, communicates all parties to contain Iranian-Israeli escalation

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 - 09:53 GMT

Egypt viewed the dangerous escalation unfolding in the Iranian-Israeli arena as a direct consequence of the warnings it has repeatedly issued regarding the perils of expanding conflict in the region, the statement added.

Egypt’s Air Forces on alert due to Iranian-Israeli escalation

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 - 09:45 GMT

The source added that a crisis cell comprising all relevant agencies and institutions closely monitors developments in the regional situation, providing around-the-clock reports to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Iran strikes Israel with dozens of drones

Sat, 13 Apr 2024 - 09:20 GMT

While Iran announced that it closed their airspace until further notice, Israel also closed Ben Gurion Airport for 3 hours overnight and closed its aerospace.

'El Hashashin' Airs in Iran, Russia and Sweden

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 11:38 GMT

'El Hashashi' Airs in Iran, Russia and Sweden

Egyptian, Iranian FMs confer over Gaza, Red Sea crises

Sun, 31 Mar 2024 - 01:53 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday a phone call from his Iranian counterpart Amir Abdel Lahyan.

Qatar beat Iran in Asian Cup thriller to return to final

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 08:07 GMT

In an end-to-end game at Al Thumama Stadium, Ali netted in the 82nd minute while Iran lost Shojae Khalilzadeh to a late red card in stoppage time as Iran coach Amir Ghalenoei lost for the first time since he took charge last year.

Egyptian FM expresses to Iranian counterpart concern on growing military tensions in Red Sea

Thu, 01 Feb 2024 - 04:06 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Thursday a phone call from his Iranian counterpart Hussein Amir Abdel Lahyan.

Reason behind Houthi attacks in Red Sea is not support to Gaza: military expert

Sun, 14 Jan 2024 - 03:54 GMT

Egyptian Military Expert Samir Farag said in a phone-in with TV Presenter Ahmed Mousa Saturday that the attacks of Houthis in the Red Sea were not an expression of support to the Palestinian Cause.