Egyptian Foreign Ministry

Egypt looks forward to enhance cooperation with IOM to alleviate burden of hosting 9 million refugees, migrants: FM

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 09:01 GMT

Egypt is keen on promoting cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) with a view to assuaging burdens on Egypt as a result of hosting nine million migrants, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has affirmed.

Egypt postpones flight to evacuate citizens from Sudan’s Dongola Airport

Mon, 22 May 2023 - 06:59 GMT

The new date will be announced once determined, the ministry said in a statement today.

Syria’s return to Arab League is beginning for coordinated Arab engagement in Syrian crisis: Egypt

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 06:43 GMT

Egypt has affirmed that Syria’s return to the Arab League represents a starting point for an organized and coordinated Arab engagement in the Syrian crisis.

2 Egyptians killed in bus accident in Saudi Mecca; others injured

Fri, 07 Apr 2023 - 11:25 GMT

Preliminary information shows that three were killed including two Egyptians and 40 people were injured in a bus accident that took place in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

Egypt: Israeli minister’s remarks that ‘no such thing’ as Palestinian people undermine efforts to achieve calm

Mon, 20 Mar 2023 - 07:31 GMT

Egypt voiced full rejection on Monday of Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich’s “irresponsible and inciting” remarks that “there is no such thing” as a Palestinian people, warning that such remarks undermine efforts to achieve Israeli-Palestinian calm.

Egypt sorry over UNSC support of initiatives ‘aiming at undermining role of legitimate Libyan institutions’

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 01:54 GMT

Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid expressed on Thursday Egypt's regret over UN Security Council's support of initiatives aiming at undermining the role of legitimate Libyan institutions, state’s news agency MENA reported.

Egypt, Norway hold 1st session of political consultations

Fri, 10 Mar 2023 - 02:03 GMT

The first session of political consultations between Egypt and Norway was held on Friday at the level of assistant foreign ministers at the Foreign Ministry’s headquarters.

Suspects behind killing of Egyptian in Italy arrested: Foreign Ministry

Sat, 25 Feb 2023 - 06:53 GMT

In a statement on Sunday, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said it is following up on the updates of the case of Mansour as the suspects were arrested.

Egypt delivers first shipment of medical aid to Djibouti

Thu, 23 Feb 2023 - 07:00 GMT

Egypt delivered on Thursday the first shipment of medical aid to Djibouti, which include 20 tons of medicines and medical equipment, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Egypt denounces Israeli forces storming of Nablus, warns of escalation in Palestinian lands

Wed, 22 Feb 2023 - 07:01 GMT

Egypt has denounced the storming of the Palestinian Nablus city in the West Bank, warning of the dangerous and continued escalation witnessed by the Palestinian lands recently.

Egypt follows up on incident of Egyptian citizen found dead in his car in Italy

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 10:15 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that it is closely following up on the incident of an Egyptian citizen who was found dead inside his car in a remote rural area in Cilavegna commune in Italy.

Five Egyptian crew members of ‘BEATA ALFA’ cargo ship return to country

Wed, 25 Jan 2023 - 09:55 GMT

Five Egyptian crew members of "BEATA ALFA" cargo ship that exploded off Turkey’s coast returned home on Wednesday.

Egypt calls for halting unilateral acts that undermine two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Thu, 19 Jan 2023 - 08:26 GMT

Egypt has called for stopping unilateral actions undertaken by Israel, warning against such unilateral actions, including Israel's continued settlement activities, violence acts against Palestinian civilians and demolition of Palestinian homes.

Egypt: Sudanese parties able to reach final political deal to end transitional period

Mon, 09 Jan 2023 - 02:09 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry affirmed in a statement on Monday that the launch of the second and final phase of the political process in Suda is an important and positive development.

Egypt extends condolences to Senegal over deadly bus crash

Mon, 09 Jan 2023 - 01:22 GMT

In a statement, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry extended sincere condolences to the families of victims, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

3 Egyptians killed, 4 injured in Jordan's Amman factory fire

Thu, 05 Jan 2023 - 11:08 GMT

Two of the injured are in a critical condition and are receiving treatment, the ministry said.

Egypt sends 240 tons of aid to Somalia amid years-long drought

Sat, 31 Dec 2022 - 11:14 GMT

The shipment came within the framework of the special Egyptian-Somali relations and the Egyptian political leadership’s keenness to support the Somali government and people in the face of the drought that Somalia has suffered from for years, the statement said.

Defending Africa's interests topped Egypt's foreign policy priorities in 2022: Foreign ministry report

Sat, 24 Dec 2022 - 10:55 GMT

Egypt under President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in 2022 continued the efforts aimed at strengthening relations with African countries, for being a top priority in the country's foreign policy, according to a report released by the Foreign Ministry on Saturday.

Egypt expresses concerns about Turkish, Iranian assaults on Iraq, Syria

Wed, 23 Nov 2022 - 02:03 GMT

“Egypt follows with great concern the repeated attacks witnessed by the two sisterly Arab countries of Syria and Iraq over the past days from Iran and Turkey, which violate the sovereignty of each of the two countries in its lands,” the ministry said in a statement.

Egypt denounces Houthi attack on Yemen’s Hadramout port, urges group to respond to truce renewal efforts

Sat, 22 Oct 2022 - 10:41 GMT

In a statement, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it condemns “with the strongest terms” the Houthi attack through two drones in the city of Mukalla.