Egyptian Foreign Ministry

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.

Egypt’s top Islamic authority urges states to urgently assist Lebanon after blast

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 12:32 GMT

Al-Azhar, Egypt’s top religious authority, Al Azhar, said its Grand Imam is following up on the deadly explosion in Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others, and is calling on all states to assist Lebanon.

Egypt to seek ways to assist Lebanon after deadly blast: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 12:01 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has voiced deep concerns over the explosion in Lebanon’s capital of Beirut, which has reportedly killed at least 100 people and injured at least 4,000 others.

Sisi’s remarks on GERD indicate expectations of reaching fair deal with Ethiopia, Sudan: Foreign Ministry

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 11:21 GMT

Sisi said Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam.

Egypt requests clarification from Ethiopia after reports on unilateral dam filling

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 04:36 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has requested an “urgent official clarification” from the Ethiopian government after reports quoted the irrigation minister as saying that his country started filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after rounds of ineffective negotiations.

Egypt condemns Yemeni Houthi’s attack against ‘civilian’ targets in Saudi Arabia

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 09:49 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced Yemen’s Houthi militia for launching two ballistic missiles and bomb-laden drones toward Saudi Arabia, a statement by the ministry read.