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Egyptian FM, UN Special Envoy for Syria discuss coordination on forming constitutional committee

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 - 03:37 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pederson in Geneva.

Egyptian FM meets with U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Humanitarian Issues

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 - 04:27 GMT

Minister Shokry raised the matter of the decision made by a number of countries to suspend funding to the UNRWA in the middle of the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

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.

Egyptian defense minister stresses to UN coordinator rejection to Palestinians' displacement

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 01:48 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki received Tuesday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.

Egyptian FM meets with UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza

Tue, 16 Jan 2024 - 02:24 GMT

She has recently held the position in the aftermath of the issuance of the UNSC resolution no. 2720 a few weeks ago.

Palestinian foreign ministry demands UN to declare famine in Gaza Strip

Tue, 26 Dec 2023 - 02:06 GMT

The enclave has been under siege since October 7.

UNICEF to implement water, sanitation projects in Upper Egypt over 3 years

Wed, 29 Nov 2023 - 11:36 GMT

The initiative is worth $2.5 million.

Egyptian FM receives phone call from Anthony Blinken

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 05:07 GMT

They discussed the updates of Gaza crisis and status of the current temporary ceasefire.

Egyptian FM to attend meetings on Gaza held by Security Council, Union for the Mediterranean

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 12:42 GMT

The minister will also meet with his Spanish counterpart.

In collaboration with the United Nations, veteran artist Kadim Al Sahir presents ‘Hold Your Fire’ song

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 - 10:17 GMT

In collaboration with the United Nations, veteran artist Kadim Al Sahir presents “Hold Your Fire” song

Hend Sabri resigns from her post as United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) goodwill ambassador in support of Palestinians in Gaza

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 - 09:27 GMT

Hend Sabri resigns from her post as United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) goodwill ambassador in support of Palestinians in Gaza

Egyptian FM discusses building on truce in Gaza with UNRWA chief

Thu, 23 Nov 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Thursday with UNRWA Commissioner General Philippe Lazzarini.

1.7 million people have been displaced across Gaza since 7 October, UNRWA

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 02:00 GMT

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees [UNRWA] said that almost 1.7 million people have been displaced across the Gaza Strip since 7 October.

Egyptian FM begins tour on Gaza to Security Council permanent member states

Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 09:55 GMT

The minister, accompanied by counterparts who are members of the committee formed last week during the Extraordinary Arab-Islamic Meeting, will meet with foreign ministers and political leaders.

Egyptian FM demands intl. organizations to ramp up humanitarian response to Sudan's civil war

Wed, 15 Nov 2023 - 01:37 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry participated Wednesday in a meeting of the African Council for Peace and Security on Sudan.

Figure of Gaza victims shows double standards of some international parties: Egyptian FM

Tue, 07 Nov 2023 - 02:19 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk.

Egypt, UNHCR discuss additional support to public schools hosting large numbers of refugee children

Sun, 05 Nov 2023 - 05:54 GMT

The UNHCR country representative met earlier this week with the Egyptian Minister of Education and Technical Education.

64% of Gaza healthcare facilities are out of service, 640K displaced: UN

Sun, 29 Oct 2023 - 11:10 GMT

The UNRWA also declared that, since October 7, 53 of its staff had been killed, while 42 of its installations had been damaged.

Egyptian FM to attend UN Security Council's emergency meeting on Gaza

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 02:21 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry is heading Monday to New York to attend the United Nations Security Council's ministerial meeting - called for by Brazil - on the ongoing events in the Middle East.

17 UNRWA workers killed, 15 injured in Gaza shelling since October 7

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 10:04 GMT

The UNRWA indicated in its Saturday situation report that 17 of its workers had been killed since October 7, and that 15 others had been injured.

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