Egyptian Foreign Ministry

Egypt condemns terror blast in popular market in Baghdad

Thu, 15 Apr 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Four people were killed and 20 wounded in the afternoon car bomb attack targeting the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad.

Egypt affirms to US the need to reach binding deal on GERD before 2nd dam filling

Sat, 27 Mar 2021 - 10:07 GMT

Loza highlighted the need to reach an agreement on filling and operating the massive dam as soon as possible, in order to ensure that Egypt and Sudan are not negatively affected by the dam filling

Egypt welcomes new Saudi ceasefire offer to end Yemeni crisis

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 06:41 GMT

The Kingdom also proposed a political agreement with the Iran-backed Houthis to end the six-year conflict.

Shoukry tells Dendias Egypt keen to remove obstacles facing Greek companies, ease investments

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 07:23 GMT

As they met in Cairo on Monday, the ministers stressed on the strong bilateral relations and friendship tying their two countries in all fields

Saudi Arabia releases Egyptian boat seized for fishing in its waters

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 09:52 GMT

The boat, dubbed Shefaa, was seized after crossing to the Saudi territorial water.

Egypt strongly condemns killing of 5 in Algeria bomb attack

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 07:34 GMT

“Egypt expresses its full solidarity with the sisterly People's Democratic Republic of Algeria in this treacherous incident,” the statement read.

Tunisia seizes 2 Egyptian fishing boats after entering territorial waters

Fri, 01 Jan 2021 - 07:37 GMT

Tunisian authorities have seized another two Egyptian fishing boats for illegally fishing in the Tunisian territorial waters.

Egypt hits back at Ethiopian foreign ministry spokesman, says he should have focused on his country’s problems

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 05:59 GMT

“It would have been more useful for the Ethiopian spokesperson to pay attention to the deteriorating conditions in his country”

Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Women Council mourn death of Election Authority head

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 - 03:58 GMT

“May God have mercy upon the deceased, who had been a role model in the faithful national work and a praised judicial figure”

Egypt highlights Sudan sovereignty after latter accused Ethiopia of ambushing troops

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 06:37 GMT

Sudan’s armed forces accuse “Ethiopian forces and militias” of carrying out the attack, after ambushing its forces during a security patrol of the border region.

Egypt, UK sign association agreement to secure free trade before Brexit completes

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt and the United Kingdom on Saturday have signed an association agreement to establish partnership and secure free trade between the two countries, a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry read.

Egypt says coordinating to secure release of Egyptians held hostage by pirates in Nigeria

Wed, 02 Dec 2020 - 05:29 GMT

Two Egyptian citizens, an officer and an engineer were kidnapped, along with other people of different nationalities, as they were onboard of a cargo ship, local media reported on Tuesday.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan discuss ways to resolve Syrian crisis

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 08:33 GMT

High-level officials from the foreign ministries of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Jordan held a meeting to discuss the updates of the Syrian crisis, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Egypt denounces ‘false conclusions’ on arrest of human rights activists, attempts to impact investigations

Sat, 21 Nov 2020 - 06:58 GMT

The ministry reiterates rejection of any attempt to influence the investigations carried out by the Egyptian Public Prosecution with Egyptian citizens who face legal charges, the ministry spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.

Foreign Ministry invites countries to resume tourism to Egypt amid strict coronavirus measures

Fri, 13 Nov 2020 - 02:39 GMT

Egypt thanks the states that decided to resume tourism with the country.

Egypt condemns ‘terrorist’ stabbing in France’s Nice killing 3 people

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 04:16 GMT

“Egypt strongly condemns and rejects these terrorist incidents and stresses that they totally contradict with human instinct and instructions of monotheistic religions,” the ministry added.

Egypt reiterates stance on GERD to reach fair, balanced deal

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 12:24 GMT

The Egyptian side referenced “hard negotiations” Egypt has been involved in to reach a deal that would serve the interests of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia and ensure Ethiopia’s right in development without harming the interests of the two downstream states.

Egypt welcomes prisoner swap deal between Yemeni government, Houthis

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 11:32 GMT

The Foreign Ministry has expressed appreciation for the continuous efforts made by the United Nations special envoy for Yemen and the International Committee of the Red Cross to strike the deal.

‘Diplomatic victory’: Egyptian diplomat Wafaa Bassim elected to United Nations Human Rights Committee

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egyptian diplomat Wafaa Bassim has been elected to the UN Human Rights Committee to serve between 2021 and 2024, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday, calling it a “diplomatic victory”.

Egypt hails peace deal signed between Sudan, Darfur rebel groups in Juba

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 06:27 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday hailed a peace agreement initiated by Sudan’s transitional government, Sudan Revolutionary Front and rebel forces in South Sudan’s capital, Juba.