Egypt's FM stresses keenness on supporting UNRWA's key role

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 02:42 GMT

The role played by the UNRWA contributes to promoting efforts to realize security and stability in the region, Shoukry said during a meeting on Tuesday with UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini.

Egypt’s FM meets with UNRWA Under-Secretary-General Tuesday

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 08:33 GMT

During a ministerial meeting for UNRWA on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York in December 2022, Shoukry stated that the UNRWA embodies the legal and political commitments of the international community to the right of the Palestinian refugees to return home.

Egypt: UNRWA embodies int’l commitment to right of Palestinian refugees to return home

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 08:29 GMT

Shoukry’s remarks were made during a ministerial meeting for UNRWA on the sidelines of the 77th UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, attended by ministers and high-level officials, including Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres.

Sisi says Egypt fully supports UNRWA in aiding Palestinian refugees

Sat, 12 Mar 2022 - 01:17 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s “endless” support for United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) during a Saturday meeting with UNRWA’s under-secretary Philip Lazzarini.

UNRWA commissioner-general hails Egypt’s role in supporting agency, reconstructing Gaza

Thu, 10 Mar 2022 - 01:25 GMT

In remarks to Egypt Today during his visit to Egypt, Lazzarini said Egypt is one of the agency’s largest partners, adding that the UNRWA is communicating with the Egyptian government regarding the Gaza reconstruction and how this can endorse efforts of supporting Palestinian refugees.

Changing situations by force can lead to 'uncontrollable destruction': Egypt's president to WYF's reconstruction session

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 01:19 GMT

The fourth edition of the WYF started on Monday in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh with the participation of a large number of youth and figures from across the world. The forum will be concluded on Thursday.

FM Sameh Shoukry affirm Egypt’s keenness on backing UNRWA's role in supporting Palestinians

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 05:38 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated Egypt's constant keenness on supporting the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) and the important role the agency is playing in backing the Palestinian refugees.

Egypt welcomes US decision of resumption of UNRWA financing

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

The Spokesperson also hailed the U.S. decision which reflects the U.S. Administration’s interest in the region's issues.

Shoukry urges continued int'l efforts for UNRWA's services to go on

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 09:37 GMT

The UNRWA focuses on supporting education, health and relief efforts.

Egypt’s FM voices support to UNRWA’s efforts to relieve Palestinian refugees’ suffering

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 07:51 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry hailed the prominent humanitarian role played by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to alleviate the suffering of Palestinian refugees, as he met with the agency’s commissioner-general.

Egyptian FM calls for backing Palestinian refugees amid coronavirus

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 04:16 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Thursday made a phone call with Philippe Lazzarini, the newly appointed Commissioner General of the United Nations agency supporting the relief of Palestinian refugees, UNRWA.

UNRWA's financial deficit estimated at $120 mln this year: spokesman

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) financial deficit this year is estimated at $120 million.

UNRWA symbolizes int'l responsibility toward Palestinian refugees: AL

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 - 10:37 GMT

Arab League says UNRWA symbolizes the international community's responsibility toward the Palestinian refugees

UAE renews commitment to UNRWA as one of main contributors

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 02:48 GMT

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) offered a contribution of $50 million to the UN agency.

Krahenbuhl lauds Egypt's support of UNRWA

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 10:16 GMT

Krahenbuhl, commissioner-general of the UNRWA, expressed on Wednesday his hope for continuing coordination and consultation with Egypt during the coming period.

Cairo hosts meeting to discuss helping UNRWA to resume services for Palestinian refugees

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 - 12:40 GMT

A Palestinian committee, affiliated to the Arab Parliament (AP), convened on Monday in Cairo to discuss means of helping UNRWA to resume services for Palestinian refugees.

Aboul Gheit condemns Iran’s intervention in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 03:12 GMT

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed AboulGheit said that the U.S. allowed Iran following the 2015 deal to restore a big amount offrozen money.

Egypt will not tolerate terrorism or its supporters: FM Shoukry

Wed, 12 Sep 2018 - 12:09 GMT

Egypt will not tolerate terrorist acts or foreign interventions in Arab countries' internal affairs, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said.

FM meets UNRWA commissioner general, affirms support to relief agency

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 12:47 GMT

Shoukry expressed concerns over the challenges facing the UNRWA which provides humanitarian aid to about 5.4 million Palestinian refugees.

US decision to stop aid to UNRWA to top talks of Arab FMs - AL

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 06:20 GMT

The 150th ordinary session of the Arab League will discuss the the current attempts to end the role of the UNRWA