Egyptian President El-Sisi Speaks with US President Biden on Israeli war on Gaza

Mon, 29 Apr 2024 - 10:16 GMT

The call touched on the latest developments regarding the ongoing negotiations and Egypt's efforts to achieve calm in the Gaza Strip, reach a ceasefire, and exchange captives, said Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, in a statement on Monday evening.

CIA director to visit Egypt to discuss new deal for releasing Israeli hostages in Gaza: US news website

Sat, 10 Feb 2024 - 11:46 GMT

Egypt received last week a response from Hamas to a proposal for a long-term ceasefire and prisoners swap's deal, which Egypt has seen as "positive," while Israel rejected it.

Sisi, Biden agree on increasing Gaza aid, reject displacement of Palestinians

Sun, 29 Oct 2023 - 08:22 GMT

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden agreed in a Sunday phone call that the idea of displacing Gazans in Egypt is not acceptable.

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.

Biden proposes new rules amid crackdown on unlicensed gun dealers

Fri, 01 Sep 2023 - 08:16 GMT

The new rules will also strengthen the rules on collectors who sell and buy guns, and the failed gun dealers who are selling their inventories.

White House unveils ban on US investment in Chinese tech sectors

Thu, 10 Aug 2023 - 10:40 GMT

The new executive order unveiled by President Joe Biden on Wednesday will come into force next year and will also require companies to notify the government of other investments in the three Chinese sectors.

Biden’s praises Holy See humanitarian efforts in Ukraine

Wed, 19 Jul 2023 - 12:30 GMT

Biden shared his wishes for Pope Francis’s continued ministry and global leadership and welcomed the recent nomination of a U.S. archbishop as cardinal.

Biden says the US, NATO had no involvement in the Wagner group insurrection in Russia

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 10:33 GMT

"We had to make sure we gave Putin no excuse -- to blame this on the West or to blame this on NATO," Biden said.

Biden to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth lying in state

Sun, 18 Sep 2022 - 01:47 GMT

Biden will later join King Charles and scores of other world leaders and royals from around the globe for a reception ahead of the grand state funeral for Elizabeth on Monday.

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.

Biden's visit to Palestine reflects keenness on attaining peace: Abbas

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 12:52 GMT

Speaking during a joint press conference with Biden, Abbas added that today's meeting represents a perfect opportunity to discuss ways of boosting bilateral ties between the two countries.

Saudi Crown Prince to embark on tour including Egypt, Jordan, Turkey ahead of Biden’s visit to Riyadh: News Agency

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Bin Salman’s tour comes two weeks before US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Saudi kingdom, scheduled on July 15 and 16, following another visit by Biden to Israel on July 14, and 15.

Biden briefly transfers power to VP during health check-up

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 07:22 GMT

President Joe Biden briefly transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday while he underwent a routine colonoscopy, setting up a history-making moment as Harris became the first woman to hold that authority during the short time she stepped in as acting president.

Biden says Trump's impeachment trial 'has to happen'

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 11:30 GMT

Biden made the comment during a brief one-on-one interview with CNN in the halls of the West Wing.

Kamala Harris breaks barriers as America's vice president

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 07:09 GMT

Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday when she was sworn in as Joe Biden’s vice president, becoming the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American to hold the second highest U.S. office.

Joe Biden assumes leadership of a U.S. after Trump years

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 06:37 GMT

For Joe Biden, becoming president of the United States was the realization of a decades-long quest, with two previous failed bids. His goal now is, as he has put it, restoring “the soul of America” after four years of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Tom Hanks to host televised special for Biden's inauguration

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 02:53 GMT

Actor Tom Hanks will host a primetime television special on Jan. 20 to celebrate the inauguration of Joe Biden as president, organizers said on Wednesday.

Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to perform at diverse Biden inauguration

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 02:50 GMT

Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez will take the stage at U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony in Washington next week alongside others in what his transition team said would showcase a diverse America.

Congress certifies Biden victory, and Trump pledges 'orderly transition' of power

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 10:12 GMT

With that announcement, following a failed attempt by some GOP lawmakers to challenge some of the results, Biden is set to be sworn in at noon on January 20.

2nd presidential debate between Biden and Trump canceled

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 10:06 GMT

The second presidential debate between former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump was canceled Friday, ABC News reported on Saturday.