United Nations

UN High Commissioner for Refugees praises Egypt for ‘long-term’ protection of refugees

Wed, 12 Jun 2024 - 10:15 GMT

Dr. Hanan Hamdan, representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Egypt, thanked the Egyptian government and people on Wednesday for “their generosity and long-term protection provided to refugees fleeing conflicts.”

Egyptian president suggests 4 steps to end Gaza War

Tue, 11 Jun 2024 - 01:16 GMT

President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi delivered Tuesday a speech at the Urgent Humanitarian Response for Gaza Conference he had called for along with the Jordanian king and the UN Secretary General.

UN holds urgent meeting on Rafah airstrike casualties

Tue, 28 May 2024 - 11:12 GMT

The council announced via its "X" platform account that the consultations will address "the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian issue."

Egyptian FM comments on Peace Treaty with Israel after Rafah Border Crossing crisis

Sun, 12 May 2024 - 02:09 GMT

That was during a joint press conference with his Slovenian counterpart Tanja Fajon in Cairo.

UN General Assembly votes on Palestine's membership: who opposed and abstained?

Sat, 11 May 2024 - 11:36 GMT

Majority Backs Palestinian Membership Despite US Veto in Security Council

Sisi, Guterres discuss Gaza developments in phone call

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 07:48 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi received a phone call from United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres on Thursday.

UN chief lauds efforts by Azhar Imam to promote peace

Wed, 24 Apr 2024 - 12:04 GMT

Secretary General of the UN Antonio Guterres has commended efforts exerted by Dr Ahmed el Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Egypt’s Al Ahzar, to promote peace, understanding and interfaith dialogue.

Israel rejects entry of UN Special Rapporteur to Gaza Strip

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 02:53 GMT

Egyptian foreign minister denounced the abstention of some countries to label the Israeli practices blatant violation of international law.

United Nations envoy to Libya submits resignation to Guterres

Tue, 16 Apr 2024 - 10:25 GMT

The United Nations envoy to Libya, Abdullah Bathily, submitted on Tuesday his resignation to UN Secretary-General António Guterres.

Egyptian FM, UN Coordinator discuss quantity, types of aid needed by Gazans

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 01:37 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Monday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.

In meeting with UK minister: Egyptian FM stresses importance of implementing Security Council resolutions on Gaza

Thu, 28 Mar 2024 - 01:30 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Thursday with UK Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, Commonwealth and United Nations Tariq Ahmad.

UN Security Council adopts ceasefire resolution in Gaza after nearly 170 days of war

Mon, 25 Mar 2024 - 03:17 GMT

The United Nations Security Council succussed on Monday to adopt a resolution for a ceasefire in Gaza after nearly 170 days of war.

UN Secretary General affirms blocking of aid trucks in Gaza beyond Egyptian borders

Sun, 24 Mar 2024 - 03:17 GMT

The UN secretary general pointed out that his visit to Egypt during Ramadan was an expression of solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.

Egypt launches National Strategy for Early Childhood Development 2024 – 2029

Tue, 05 Mar 2024 - 03:50 GMT

The strategy will help spare 10 million children the risk of not reaching their full potential.

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.