Middle EAst

Egypt criticizes 'unjustified repetitive U.S. use of veto' against Gaza ceasefire

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 05:20 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Wednesday with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rio De Janeiro.

After funding suspension: Egyptian FM stresses role of UNRWA to David Cameron

Thu, 22 Feb 2024 - 04:29 GMT

The meeting tackled the situation in Gaza Strip and related tensions in the Middle East.

Egyptian president meets with leader of Iraqi National Wisdom Movement

Tue, 20 Feb 2024 - 01:47 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Tuesday Leader of the Iraqi National Wisdom Movement Ammar al-Hakim and an accompanying delegation in Cairo.

Egyptian FM discusses ending Gaza War with U.S. Congress delegation

Mon, 19 Feb 2024 - 12:43 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Monday a delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives headed by Adam Smith.

Light rains come down on different parts of Egypt on Saturday: EMA

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 - 03:06 GMT

In the Saturday morning, some agricultural and highway roads in the Greater Cairo, Upper Egypt, the canal cities, and northern Upper Egypt will be covered in mist, the EMA continued.

Bulgarian president praises Egypt’s role in Middle East

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 - 02:31 GMT

Radev’s comments were expressed during a meeting, in which Ambassador Nader Saad, the new Egyptian Ambassador to Sofia, presented his credentials.

Overview of factors that led up to Turkish president's visit to Egypt

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 - 12:47 GMT

The visit is taking place after months of restoring diplomatic relations, which had followed years of boycott.

Egyptian FM receives French President's Special Envoy to Lebanon in Cairo

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 - 03:33 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday in Cairo with French President's Special Envoy to Lebanon Jean-Yves Le Drian.

Egyptian president, Qatari PM discuss risks of military escalation in Gaza's Rafah

Tue, 13 Feb 2024 - 03:04 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Tuesday Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed Bin Abdel Rahman al-Thani.

Egypt extends condolences to UAE, Bahrain on victims in Somali military base attack

Sun, 11 Feb 2024 - 12:52 GMT

The terror attack occurred in the General Gordon military base in Mogadishu on Saturday.

Egypt receives 2.2K injured Palestinians, carries out 1.3K surgeries

Sun, 11 Feb 2024 - 12:12 GMT

The injured Palestinians are transferred to 47 hospitals located across eight governorates.

Egyptian, Iraqi FMs discuss ongoing military escalation in Middle East

Tue, 06 Feb 2024 - 02:10 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Monday a phone call from his Iraqi counterpart Fouad Hussein.

France: Cairo, Paris share similar stances towards political solution to ME conflict

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 - 10:43 GMT

The embassy highlighted the significance of relations between the two countries "towards avoiding divisions between European and Arab countries regarding the crisis, specially with France playing a pioneering role at the European Union, same as to Egypt among its neighboring Arab countries," the statement read.

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.

Egyptian, Saudi FMs urge ceasefire in Gaza, ending siege of Palestinians

Sun, 28 Jan 2024 - 02:27 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday his Saudi counterpart Faisal Bin Farhan at Al Tahrir Palace.

Egyptian president clears up misconceptions about aid delivery to Gaza Strip

Wed, 24 Jan 2024 - 02:52 GMT

The president further underscored that Egypt would never abandon the Palestinian Cause.

Egyptian FM discusses with EU commissioners Middle East conflicts, illegal migration

Mon, 22 Jan 2024 - 04:12 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry held a series of meetings with a number of EU commissioners in Brussels.

UK defense minister visits Egypt, meets counterpart

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 07:46 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production General Mohamed Zaki received Thursday UK Defense Minister Grant Shapps who is holding a visit to Egypt accompanied by a delegation.

Israeli strikes on Gaza incur 24.6K victims, 61.8K injuries

Thu, 18 Jan 2024 - 07:13 GMT

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced the figures Thursday.

Egyptian minister demands easing rules of aid delivery to Gaza, financial resources

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 04:43 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj received Tuesday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.