US-African summit reflects world’s growing interest towards Africa: Egyptian Presidential Spox

Fri, 16 Dec 2022 - 02:23 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi called for adopting development mechanisms to reduce the debt burden in a way that eases this burden for the African nations through writing off or swapping external debts, or easy repayment.

Dollar price stable at Egypt's major banks

Sun, 20 Nov 2022 - 01:34 GMT

At the Commercial International Bank (CIB), the dollar exchange rate recorded EGP 24.46 for buying and 24.52 for selling.

Foreign Minister holds a meeting with a group of US Senators and aides

Sun, 13 Nov 2022 - 05:15 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, President of the 27th session of the Conference of Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), held a meeting with a group of United States Senators and their aides, on the sidelines of the Climate Conference.

Sisi, Biden discuss strengthening relations, Middle East developments on sidelines of COP27

Sat, 12 Nov 2022 - 05:21 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi welcomed President Biden's visit to Egypt and affirmed on Friday the long-standing strategic partnership between the two countries and its pivotal role in supporting security and stability in the Middle East.

US welcomes presidential decree to pardon Zyad El-Elaimy

Wed, 26 Oct 2022 - 08:25 GMT

US State Department spokesperson Ned Price welcomed on Wednesday presidential decree to pardon Zyad El-Elaimy.

US dollar exchange rate up at major banks in Egypt

Tue, 11 Oct 2022 - 03:07 GMT

At the Commercial International Bank (CIB), the dollar rate recorded EGP 19.65 for buying and EGP 19.71 for selling.

US, Ukrainian FMs discuss Moscow illegitimate efforts to change Ukraine borders by force

Sun, 02 Oct 2022 - 03:06 GMT

The two sides discussed Moscow’s latest illegal and illegitimate efforts to change Ukraine’s borders by force as well as mounting atrocities committed by Russia’s forces against the people of Ukraine, including war crimes and human rights abuses.

Shoukry, Blinken describe Cairo-Washington relations as "strategic"

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 02:25 GMT

During a meeting on the fringes of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 77) in New York, the two sides hailed ties between Cairo and Washington as "strategic", Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said on his official Twitter account.

Egypt’s Foreign Minister meets US envoy to Yemen in New York

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 - 10:34 GMT

The Foreign Minister reviewed the Egyptian efforts to consolidate the truce reached by the Yemeni parties last April.

US urges parties concerned in Iraq to remain calm

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:44 GMT

Vidant, meanwhile, urged the supporters of leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al Sadr to respect the State's properties.

Ayman al-Zawahiri’s killing shows US ability to carry out precision strikes in Afghanistan: US paper

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 - 04:07 GMT

Charles Lister, a terrorism expert at the Washington-based Middle East Institute, said al-Qaeda “now faces an acute succession crisis.” Senior leader Saif al-Adel is technically the next in line to take the helm, but he is based in Iran, which has caused affiliates to question his credibility in the past, Lister wrote Monday.

US follows with concern developments of Libya's NOC - ambassador

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 11:59 GMT

Norland stated that the reported replacement of the NOC board “may be contested in court but must not become the subject of armed confrontation,” according to US Embassy in Libya.

US provides Egypt $ 50 M in aid to address food security situation: White House

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 08:54 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his US counterpart Joe Biden agreed that they would hold a bilateral meeting in the near future to “further enhance the two countries’ multi-faceted partnership,” said the White House on Saturday in a statement.

US-Egypt counterterrorism partnership is critical: Congressman Ted Deutch

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 05:06 GMT

US Congressman and Chair of Ethics Committee and Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism Subcommittee Ted Deutch condemned the two recent attacks against Egyptian soldiers in Sinai.

Egypt, US have strategic, long-standing ties: Egyptian Ambassador to US

Wed, 18 May 2022 - 01:12 GMT

Zahran said Egypt-US ties are serving national and strategic interests of both countries and cover the political, military, security, economic and cultural fields.

European Union, United States condemn terror attack on facility near Egypt's Suez Canal

Sun, 08 May 2022 - 12:31 GMT

The European Union Delegation to Egypt, and the United States State Department condemned Sunday the foiled terror attack.

Four US correctional officers charged with second-degree murdering of elderly inmate in Florida

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 01:25 GMT

Four US officers have been charged with murdering an elderly and disabled prisoner in Florida.

Egypt asserts keenness on boosting strategic ties with US

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 12:14 GMT

Egypt asserts its keenness on boosting strategic ties with the US and enhancing relations between the two peoples, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Hafez tweeted on Wednesday.

US diplomat embarks on Mideast tour, including Egypt

Wed, 20 Apr 2022 - 03:51 GMT

US Deputy Assistant State Secretary for Israeli and Palestinian Affairs Hadi Amr will accompany Lambert during her Mideast tour.

US doesn’t see any specific sings Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine - Pentagon

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 11:42 GMT

Speaking about nuclear weapons, Kirby said Russia didn’t create any new threats to the US. "I would just tell you that we've seen nothing that gives us a cause or reason to change our deterrent posture at this time," he said.