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In a phone call with Blinken, Egypt’s FM warns of security, humanitarian risks of Israel’s ground offensive in Rafah

Mon, 13 May 2024 - 03:15 GMT

The Egyptian Minister told the US Secretary of State that the entry of humanitarian aid into Gaza is vital and inevitable after being halted over the past few days.

Egyptian President El-Sisi Speaks with US President Biden on Israeli war on Gaza

Mon, 29 Apr 2024 - 10:16 GMT

The call touched on the latest developments regarding the ongoing negotiations and Egypt's efforts to achieve calm in the Gaza Strip, reach a ceasefire, and exchange captives, said Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, in a statement on Monday evening.

US Secretary of State appreciates Egypt’s efforts for the exit of Americans from Gaza

Fri, 03 Nov 2023 - 02:57 GMT

“I am grateful to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi for Egypt’s tremendous work facilitating a mechanism for American citizens & other foreign nationals to exit Gaza. We are firmly focused on a two-state solution and reject the forced relocation of Palestinians outside of the Gaza strip,” he tweeted.

President Sisi, Biden discussed protection of civilians, delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 09:59 GMT

Sisi and Biden said that the situation is critical and it is necessary to contain it in a way that prevents the expansion of violence and threats to regional security and stability, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement.

Pics: US First Lady Jill Biden tours Al Azhar Mosque

Sat, 03 Jun 2023 - 03:31 GMT

“It’s truly my honor to be here at Al-Azhar. Thank you to the Grand Imam for welcoming us today. And Dr. Daoud, Dr. Saddik, Ambassador Moussa, and Dr. Nossair: I am also grateful for your welcome and work on today’s program,” she said in a statement issued by the White House on Saturday.

US First Lady pays Egypt two-day visit

Fri, 02 Jun 2023 - 10:29 GMT

Egypt is the second stop of Dr. Biden's week-long tour, which includes four countries in the region and began in Jordan.

Egypt, US hold talks on disarmament

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 12:51 GMT

The talks focused on disarmament and the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, said the statement citing Egypt’s great efforts on that score.

Egypt welcomes Jeddah Declaration of Commitment to Protect the Civilians of Sudan

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 12:17 GMT

Military clashes have erupted between the Sudanese Army and the paramilitary RSF since April 15, claiming the lives of hundreds of people, and forcing others to be internally displaced, and pushing world countries to evacuate their nationals.

US on Turkish FM’s visit to Cairo: Important step towards a more stable and prosperous region

Sat, 18 Mar 2023 - 08:41 GMT

We welcome today’s visit to Cairo by Turkey’s FM Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu for meetings [with] Foreign Minister of Egypt Shoukry, the first such visit in over a decade,” said Jake Sullivan, the White House National Security Advisor to President Joe Biden on Twitter on Saturday.

Biden commends Sisi's efforts to de-escalate tensions between Palestinians, Israelis

Mon, 27 Feb 2023 - 02:56 GMT

He noted that the next round of meetings between the high-ranked officials is due to convene in Sharm El-Sheikh in March, saying “The United States will continue to remain actively engaged in this format with all parties over the coming weeks, including through a follow up engagement next month in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.”

Egypt’s FM meets US, EU officials on Saturday

Fri, 24 Feb 2023 - 11:52 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will receive Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Barbara A. Leaf, and National Security Council coordinator for the Middle East and North Africa Brett McGurk at the headquarters of the Ministry downtown Cairo, on Saturday.

US Secretary of State holds meeting with Egyptian Youths at AUC in Cairo

Sun, 29 Jan 2023 - 04:21 GMT

He noted that young people nourish this strategic partnership and make it greater, especially Egypt is a young country with more than 60% of its population being young.

Egypt’s Sisi calls upon major countries’ support for Africa to reduce food instability

Fri, 16 Dec 2022 - 12:57 GMT

“International statistics […] indicate that the number of people suffering from food insecurity around the world increased to 800 million people in 2022, with an increase of 150 million from 2019. Africa has more than a third of this number. Here, the question must be raised: How can a continent like Africa not produce its own food? How can a nation that does not produce its own food reap the fruits of economic development, or secure stability to build the future?” said President Sisi.

Egypt, US Announce over $150 Million to Aid Africa’s Adaptation to Climate Change at COP27

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 - 11:13 GMT

USD $13.6 million for a Systematic Observations Financing Facility that will help fill weather, water, and climate observation gaps in Africa.

Egypt, US navies conduct joint exercises

Sat, 03 Sep 2022 - 07:19 GMT

The drills were conducted with the participation of the helicopter carrier Gamal Abdel Nasser and the frigate Al Galala with the US destroyer USS DELBERT D.BLACK, the statement added.

US Special Envoy for Horn of Africa visits Egypt, UAE, Ethiopia to discuss GERD issue

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 09:57 GMT

The visit aims at achieving the interests of all parties and contributing to a more peaceful and prosperous region, the statement said, adding “In Addis Ababa, Ambassador Hammer will also consult with the African Union, under whose auspices GERD talks occur.”

Saudi Crown Prince, US President hold official session of talks in Jeddah

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 11:24 GMT

Biden also stressed that he had talks with the Saudi leadership on Riyadh's security needs and supporting it to face any threats, especially the Iranian threat.

Egypt’s Sisi, Biden to hold bilateral meeting on Saturday in Jeddah: Extra News

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 12:31 GMT

White House officials told Extra News channel that an Egyptian-American summit will be held after the two presidents participate in the American-regional summit in Jeddah.

United States, Egypt Partner to Empower Students with Disabilities

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 04:34 GMT

The United States and Egypt have expanded inclusive access to higher education by committing to open fifteen additional University Disability Service Centers across Egypt.

President Sisi to meet Saudi Crown Prince in Sharm El Sheikh Monday

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 - 07:27 GMT

Both leaders are expected to tackle a number of regional and international issues, foremost of which is the Iranian nuclear file, efforts to end the war in Yemen, the and repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian war on the region.