4.5 magnitude earthquake hits near Egypt’s Hurghada, no damage reported

Sat, 15 Apr 2023 - 10:42 GMT

The earthquake took place at 1:28 AM today at a depth of 23 kilometers, NRIAG said, affirming that no damage or casualties have been reported.

Egyptian aid vessel heads to Syria’s Lattakia, Turkey’s Mersin

Thu, 02 Mar 2023 - 02:15 GMT

The assistance came upon President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s directives to support the Syrian and Turkish victims affected by the twin earthquakes (7.8 and 7.5 magnitudes) that claimed the lives of more than 50,000 people since Feb. 6.

Special day for Egyptian diplomacy amid high-level visits to Turkey, Syria, Qatar

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 08:20 GMT

Shoukry’s visit to Turkey and Syria is the first visit by an Egyptian foreign minister in a decade.

Special day for Egyptian diplomacy amid high-level visits to Turkey, Syria, Qatar

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 08:18 GMT

On Sunday, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Shoukry will head to Syria and Turkey to extend a message of solidarity to both countries in the wake of the devastating 7.8 magnitude quake, which has killed over 50,000 people and displaced millions.

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs to visit Syria, Turkey Monday

Sun, 26 Feb 2023 - 05:58 GMT

The minister will also affirm Egypt's constant distance to provide assistance and aid to those affected by the disaster, the press statement highlighted.

Egypt sends ship loaded with hundreds of tons of relief materials to Tukey, Syria

Fri, 24 Feb 2023 - 04:22 GMT

New Egyptian ship loaded with hundreds of tons of relief materials departed Al-Arish port Friday, per president Abdel Fattah al Sisi directives heading to Turkey and Syria.

Tremor felt in Egypt’s Cairo, Giza due to 6.3-magnitude quake in Turkey’s Hatay

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 09:46 GMT

No earthquake had occurred in Cairo and the tremor that was felt is an aftershock struck Turkey, said Gad El-Kady, head of the National Institute for Astronomical Research, in comments to local media.

Quake deaths rise to 41,156 in Turkey

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 05:24 GMT

In Syria, the death toll hit 5,814 people, raising the tally of victims in the two countries to nearly 47,000 following the devastating the earthquakes, TRT World reported.

Egyptian ship loaded with 500 tons of relief material arrives Syria

Mon, 20 Feb 2023 - 07:55 GMT

An Egyptian ship loaded with about 500 tons of relief materials to help deal with earthquake effects and support relief effort arrived at Lattakia port on Monday, according to Syrian news agency [SANA].

Egyptian woman’s body found under rubble in Turkey quake: Foreign Ministry

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 07:30 GMT

This raises the number of Egyptians who have been found dead due to the quake to three as the ministry had also revealed a day after the incident that the bodies of two Egyptians were found under the rubble in the same district.

Death toll in Turkey-Syria earthquake surpasses 25,000: Officials

Sat, 11 Feb 2023 - 08:17 GMT

This comes amid concerns of a health crisis in the two countries as the number of confirmed deaths continues to rise with the earthquake flattening buildings and leaving many people under the rubble.

Due to Turkey's earthquake: government takes measures for Egyptian students to continue their studies back home

Thu, 09 Feb 2023 - 11:59 GMT

The Ministry of Immigration and Egyptian Expats indicated in a statement Thursday that there would be coordination with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

2 Egyptians announced dead in deadly earthquake in Turkey

Wed, 08 Feb 2023 - 01:15 GMT

The earthquake took place in Central Turkey and in Western Syria, leaving around 11,000 deaths, and more than 40,000 injuries.

Egyptian president makes phone call to Bashar al-Assad to extend condolences on earthquake victims

Tue, 07 Feb 2023 - 02:54 GMT

President Sisi wished the injured a speedy recovery, and assured Assad that aid would be delivered to Syria.

Around 23 million may be affected by earthquake in Turkey, Syria: WHO

Tue, 07 Feb 2023 - 11:44 GMT

23 million people, including 1.4 million children, were likely to be exposed both senior officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that Syria's humanitarian needs were the highest after a major earthquake killed thousands there and in southern Turkey.

Difficult conditions frustrate rescue efforts after Turkey and Syria earthquakes as toll reaches 5,000

Tue, 07 Feb 2023 - 11:42 GMT

As the scale of the devastation from the 7.8 magnitude tremor continued to unfold, the World Health Organization warned the number of casualties could exceed 20,000.

2 new tremors recorded 750 km north of Egypt’s Rafah

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 06:11 GMT

In remarks to state-owned Akhbar El-Youm, head of the Egyptian National Seismic Network at NRIAG Mohamed Abd al-Hay said the tremors took place on 3:30 PM local time with magnitudes of 4.8 and 4.89 and at depths of 13 and 14.5 km.

Egypt offers urgent relief aid to Turkey, Syria after deadly quake

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 04:12 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry made phone called with his Turkish and Syrian counterparts Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and Faisal Mekdad, respectively, offering Egypt’s deep sorrow and condolences for the victims of the deadly 7.8 earthquake that hit Turkish-Syrian border area on early Monday

Energy infrastructure damaged in 7.4 magnitude quake: Turkish energy minister

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 12:46 GMT

An earthquake of 7.4 magnitude occurred at 04.17 a.m

Egypt extends condolences to Turkey, Syria on victims of deadly earthquake

Mon, 06 Feb 2023 - 10:47 GMT

The ministry also expressed readiness to provide any help needed to deal with the consequences of the natural disaster.