Egyptian-U.S. Reem Desouky released from prison, arrives in Lancaster

Tue, 05 May 2020 - 02:06 GMT

On Sunday Desouky, an art teacher, arrived with her son at her home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Egypt approves $6B-amendment of U.S. assistance agreement

Thu, 23 Apr 2020 - 12:12 GMT

his approval brings the total of the agreement that was initially signed between the Ministry of International Cooperation and the Government of the United States of America represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)to $

U.S. oil benchmark below zero for first time in history

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 07:39 GMT

Upon this data, the US crude oil has recorded its deepest decline since 1983.

U.S. crude futures plunge to lowest on record on scant storage, weak demand

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 06:40 GMT

The May U.S. WTI contract fell $15.91, or 87.1%, to $2.36 a barrel at 1:25 p.m (1725 GMT) after touching an all-time low of $2.26. Brent LCOc1 was down $1.76, or 6.3%, to $26.32 a barrel.

U.S. Senate offers $58B aid to airlines as they struggle to stay airborne

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 12:44 GMT

The coronavirus crisis has ravaged the travel industry and grounded many of the world’s planes, prompting governments to take previously unthinkable steps to prevent bankruptcies, ranging from state handouts to temporarily halting competition rules.

Disney delays Marvel's 'Black Widow' debut due to coronavirus

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:47 GMT

Earlier, Disney had pulled the release of the live action version of it animated epic adventure “Mulan” and two other films amid the global coronavirus outbreak.

U.S. sanctions Iran, seeks release of Americans amid coronavirus outbreak

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 05:45 GMT

While he did not name them, Pompeo said the step included blacklisting Iran’s armed forces social security investment company and its director for investing in sanctioned entities.

U.S. praises Egypt’s moves on GERD, cautions Ethiopia against filling dam without deal

Sat, 29 Feb 2020 - 12:39 GMT

Only Egypt and Sudan participated in the final round of US,WB-brokered meetings in Washington after Ethiopia abstained from the participation.

Potential military coup likely against Erdogan: US think tank

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 12:36 GMT

The report by prominent think tank RAND Corporation, regarding Turkey’s foreign policy, also hinted that the Turkish defense minister was extremely close to the US military.

Shoukry, O’Brien discuss mutual relations, regional issues

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 04:44 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed U.S.-Egypt relations with national security adviser Rober O’Brien on Wednesday.

U.S. charges five with conspiring to violate oil sanctions on Iran

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 03:44 GMT

The defendants include Daniel Ray Lane, president of privately held STACK Royalties, LLC a Texas-based company that sells oil and gas mineral rights to investment funds and private equity groups.

Egypt is an important energy hub for Africa, Mediterranean, Middle East: US

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 - 05:03 GMT

This came during the US announcement of participation in the Egypt Petroleum Show, EGYPS 2020.

All you need to know about US-Egyptian deceased inmate Moustafa Kassem

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 02:37 GMT

Kassem was imprisoned on charges of disturbing public peace, terrorizing, intimidation, and spreading horror among citizens.

US unveils partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 07:29 GMT

The US government announced Thursday it was banning most flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to curb the rising tide of youth vaping.

U.S. says Soleimani was developing plans to attack Americans

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 06:55 GMT

Security sources said the rockets left eight people dead, including "important figures."

Top Iran commander Qasem Soleimani killed in Baghdad

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 05:52 GMT

According to a statement from the Iraqi military, rockets slammed into the airport early Friday, targeting a Hashed paramilitary convoy, the Iraqi military said.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume GERD talks in Addis Ababa in January: Min.

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 - 10:46 GMT

The meeting had kicked off on Saturday in Khartoum in the presence of representatives of the US Department of Treasury and the World Bank group.

Trump says trade deal with China to be signed 'very shortly'

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 07:05 GMT

“We just achieved a breakthrough on the trade deal and we will be signing it very shortly,” Trump said at a Turning Point USA event in Florida.

Syria violence spikes as aid groups warn of disaster

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 06:38 GMT

The world body has called for "immediate de-escalation" and warned of further mass displacement if the violence continues.

Erdogan threatens to retaliate against U.S. sanctions

Fri, 20 Dec 2019 - 12:23 GMT

U.S. Congress has moved to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of S-400 defense systems from Russia and related to Russia's TurkStream pipeline.