Egypt is keystone of US engagement in Middle East, Africa - US official

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 03:27 GMT

She said : “My colleagues and I are energized to explore how we can grow shared prosperity for the Egyptian and American people, while supporting Egypt in achieving ambitious goals for its economy and for its role as a leader in the region.

U.S. Secretary of State makes phone call to Egyptian foreign minister

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 07:23 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made Tuesday a phone call to Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry.

Egypt’s Foreign Minister to receive US House Speaker Wednesday

Tue, 02 May 2023 - 02:10 GMT

Shoukry will receive US House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Wedensday at the headquarter of the ministry.

Egypt's FM meets with AmCham delegation ahead of 'Door Knock' visit

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 03:47 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry convened Monday with a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce.

US president nominates Herro Mustafa Garg as ambassador to Egypt

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 10:11 GMT

Herro Mustafa Garg is an American-Iraqi woman whose Kurdish family was opponent to the regime of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and came to the US as political refugees, according to State Magazine, issued by the US Department of State in July/August 2004.

Moody's downgrades its outlook of US banking system to negative

Wed, 15 Mar 2023 - 05:14 GMT

The agency explained that it took this decision in light of the fall of three banks, which prompted regulators to intervene on Sunday, with a plan to rescue depositors and other institutions affected by the crisis.

Aqaba hosts five-party meeting for Jordan, Egypt, US, Palestine, Israel

Sun, 26 Feb 2023 - 01:02 GMT

The PA will stress the need to stop all Israeli unilateral actions and adhere to the signed international agreements, in preparation for creating a political horizon based on international legitimacy and the Arab peace initiative and leading to the Palestinian people's freedom and independence.

Trade exchange between Egypt, US increase 12.2% in 10 months

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 05:52 GMT

The Egyptian exports to the US decreased 5.2 percent to reach $2 billion during the first 10 months of 2022, compared to $2.1 billion in the same period in 2021.

US stands with Egypt, its people in their pursuit of prosperous future: State Department

Sun, 29 Jan 2023 - 10:47 GMT

The United States and Egypt are partnering to foster further cooperation toward peace in the Middle East.

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.