Blinken to visit Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Qatar next week

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 - 10:57 GMT

The US State Department announced that Anthony Blinken will travel to Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and Qatar next week.

Egyptian, US, Israeli officials to meet in Cairo Sunday to discuss reopening of Rafah border crossing

Sat, 01 Jun 2024 - 02:29 GMT

This discussion comes in the context of Egypt's commitment to ensuring a full withdrawal of Israeli forces from the crossing, the source added.

Egypt’s FM, US Secretary of State discuss ways to contain regional tensions following Iranian-Israeli escalation

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 09:06 GMT

They also discussed the escalating tensions witnessed in recent weeks regarding the Gaza Strip crisis and its potential regional ramifications, which pose a serious threat to the security and stability of the region, according to a statement released by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry.

Israel seeks Iranian confrontation to divert attention from atrocities in Palestine

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 02:40 GMT

The Israeli government wants to escalate the crisis into a regional war to stay in power even if that endangers its people, said Dr. Mohamed Hegazy, former assistant to the foreign minister.

US forces intercepted dozens of missiles en route to Israel: Pentagon

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 10:09 GMT

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III discussed over phone the Iranian attacks.

No US proposal requiring Egypt to inspect Palestinians returning to north: source

Wed, 10 Apr 2024 - 05:24 GMT

An official Egyptian source denied that there is a U.S. proposal requiring Egypt to inspect displaced Palestinians returning to northern Gaza.

CIA director may visit Egypt this weekend: report

Fri, 05 Apr 2024 - 02:03 GMT

Cairo has hosted several rounds of negotiations between the concerned parties, with the aim to reach a humanitarian truce between the Palestinian Hamas movement and Israel in Gaza.

Shoukry, Blinken discuss Gaza ceasefire, enhancement of relations

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 02:24 GMT

Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Foreign Affairs, received on Thursday U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss consolidating joint relations and a permanent ceasefire in Gaza.

Cairo pressure Israeli government to implement humanitarian ceasefire: Palestinian Independence Movement

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 - 10:22 GMT

During an interview on the Al Hayat Al Youm talk show on Al Hayat channel, he highlighted that they currently possess the initial Paris draft and modifications in the second draft. Additionally, they are negotiating the release of prisoners in exchange for the release of Palestinians and a 45-day ceasefire.

Sullivan: Mediators from Egypt, Qatar, US, Israel agreed ‘basic contour’ of prisoner swap deal

Sun, 25 Feb 2024 - 08:56 GMT

He added that the negotiations have an understanding of the deal and temporary ceasefire, noting that he will not go into further details because the negotiations are still ongoing and there are still indirect negotiations with Hamas through Egyptian and Qatar mediation.

Egyptian presidency emphasizes permanently open Rafa crossing

Fri, 09 Feb 2024 - 03:12 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi highlighted the “alignment of stances and the persistent joint efforts and close cooperation between Egypt and the United State of America” regarding Gaza.

Egypt aims to increase number of expats in EU, U.S. by 1M

Tue, 09 Jan 2024 - 03:38 GMT

The endeavor capitalizes on the shortage in workers amounting to 100 million in the European Union and the United States.

US delegation arrives in Arish, monitors Egypt's efforts in aid transfer to Gaza

Fri, 05 Jan 2024 - 11:43 GMT

The delegation includes Senator Christopher Van Hollen and Senator Jeff Merkley, members of the Democratic Party in the US Senate, and Herro Mustafa Garq, the US Ambassador to Cairo, along with their accompanying delegation.

US secretary Blinken to visit Egypt as part of diplomacy tour

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 08:57 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to visit Egypt as part of his ‘diplomacy tour’, commencing later Thursday.

Egyptian FM discusses economic, military cooperation with U.S. Senators

Wed, 06 Dec 2023 - 12:53 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry began his visit to Washington by meeting Tuesday members of the Senate in the framework of bolstering bilateral relations.

Egypt participates in high-level talks in Doha, paving way for ‘real political solution’ in Gaza

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 10:19 GMT

Egypt's General Intelligence chief Minister Abbas Helmy has arrived on Tuesday in Doha to meet with CIA Director William J. Burns, Mossad spy agency chief David Barnea and high-rank Qatari officials.

Top UN official in New York resigns over ‘genocide’ of Palestinian civilians

Tue, 31 Oct 2023 - 11:15 GMT

he director of the New York office of the UN high commissioner for human rights has resigned from his post, protesting that the UN is “failing” in its duty to prevent what he categorizes as genocide of Palestinian civilians in Gaza

Egypt’s Rafah border crossing expected to open, Friday

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 08:19 GMT

Egypt’s Rafah border crossing expected to open, on Friday allowing the entry of humanitarian aid to Gaza, sources told Al-Qahera news Channel.

Egypt, Palestine pressure Jordan into cancelling Biden meeting

Wed, 18 Oct 2023 - 12:37 GMT

Informed sources have said Egypt and Palestine put pressure on Jordan to cancel a meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden.

Egypt rejects foreign citizens' entry from Gaza without aid delivery arrangements

Sat, 14 Oct 2023 - 02:47 GMT

Egypt conditioned that the Rafah border crossing should be also for sending humanitarian aid to Palestinians who are under the Israeli attack and besiege, the officials added.