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Egypt and US say Israel and Hamas need to reach Gaza ceasefire deal as soon as possible

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 - 10:49 GMT

Egypt and the United States have emphasized the importance of Israel and Hamas finalizing a ceasefire agreement for Gaza as soon as possible as they discussed the current truce proposal on the table.

Biden welcomes Egypt’s commitment to permit flow of humanitarian aid through Karem Shalom crossing

Fri, 24 May 2024 - 07:22 GMT

The White House said that US President Joe Biden welcomed, on Friday the commitment from Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi to permit the flow of UN-provided humanitarian assistance from Egypt through the Karem Shalom crossing on a provisional basis for onward distribution throughout Gaza.

Biden looking forward to maintaining close contacts with Egypt, Qatar, Israel to release hostage in Gaza

Mon, 15 Jan 2024 - 11:38 GMT

US President Joe Biden said he is looking forward to maintaining close contact with "my counterparts in Qatar, Egypt, and Israel to return all hostages home and back to their families," according to a statement by the White House.

U.S. president Joe Biden thanks President Sisi for efforts in Gaza deal, White House

Wed, 22 Nov 2023 - 09:59 GMT

The United States president Joe Biden welcomed on Wednesday the Israel-Hamas deal to reach a truce and release hostages.

US welcomes understandings reached in Israeli-Palestinian talks in Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 02:46 GMT

The United States said it welcomes the meeting and understandings reached in the Israeli-Palestinian talks held in Sharm El-Sheikh on Sunday in the presence of senior political and security officials of the two sides.

Int'l reactions welcoming Gaza ceasefire, hailing Egyptian diplomatic role

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 11:02 GMT

The international community has welcomed the announced ceasefire between Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement and Israel, on Sunday, lauding Egypt’s diplomatic key role during the past days.

US President Joe Biden tests positive for COVID-19

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 08:29 GMT

US President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time Thursday morning, his office said.

Emanuel Leutze’s 'Washington Crossing the Delaware' painting expected to fetch $20M at Christie’s Auctions

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 02:39 GMT

The painting was hung in the White House for decades.

US works with Poland to provide Ukraine with fighter jets

Sun, 06 Mar 2022 - 02:14 GMT

The White House said it was negotiating with Poland and consulting other Nato allies but that there were “a number of challenging practical questions, including how the planes could actually be transferred from Poland to Ukraine,”said the paper.

Memory of the day: Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz wins the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 12:27 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on October 13.

White House National Security adviser go on Middle East tour includes Egypt

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 12:49 GMT

Since assuming office, President Sisi and US president Joe Biden maintained a cooperative relation in all aspects.

White House says social media platforms should not amplify 'untrustworthy' content

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 08:16 GMT

U.S. President Joe Biden believes social media platforms have a responsibility to "stop amplifying untrustworthy content," the White House said on Wednesday,

White House: Biden to travel to UK, Belgium in 1st overseas tour

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 01:41 GMT

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will travel to the United Kingdom and Belgium in June 2021, said The White House in a statement Friday.

Kanye West gives up on 2020 White House bid, eyes 2024

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 01:15 GMT

Rapper Kanye West on Tuesday voted for himself as the next U.S. president after a long-shot campaign marked by erratic statements and speculation that he might siphon some Black votes from Democrat Joe Biden.

'Black Lives Matter' giant yellow mural painted on street near White House

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 10:28 GMT

A massive “Black Lives Matter” mural was painted in yellow letters on a street near the White House on Friday, ahead of expected large demonstrations on Saturday to protest racism and police brutality in the United States.

Egyptians in the US appreciate White House efforts on GERD

Sat, 14 Mar 2020 - 09:20 GMT

The Egyptian community in the US will organise a rally on Sunday outside the White House to express appreciation for US efforts in GERD negotiations.

Trump picks Mark Meadows to be new White House chief of staff

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 12:49 GMT

US President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) as his next White House chief of staff, The Washington Post reported Saturday.

White House says it won't participate in impeachment hearing

Sat, 07 Dec 2019 - 09:22 GMT

The White House on Friday blasted the House's impeachment inquiry as "completely baseless" and a "reckless abuse of power" .

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday's Trump impeachment hearing

Tue, 03 Dec 2019 - 10:23 GMT

The White House told Democratic lawmakers that U.S. President and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional impeachment hearing this week.

Trump impeachment inquiry awaits key witnesses, but some will be no-shows

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 01:06 GMT

U.S. lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump have scheduled another crucial round of testimony this week