Egyptian Foreign Ministry

Egypt to accept applications from expats to settle military service status from May

Sun, 28 Apr 2024 - 01:08 GMT

The initiative, launched for the first time in 2023, allows Egyptians between the ages of 18 and 30, as well as those who have exceeded this age range, to settle their military service status while staying abroad.

Egypt retrieves stolen piece of King Ramses II statue from Switzerland

Sun, 21 Apr 2024 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt has successfully recovered a remarkable 3,400-year-old fragment of King Ramses II's statue, which had been stolen from the ancient site of Abydos and smuggled to Switzerland, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sunday.

Egypt: Conducting any operation in Rafah despite global rejection reflects disregard for civilians’ lives

Sun, 17 Mar 2024 - 12:37 GMT

Egypt has reiterated its warning about the dangers of conducting any military operation in the city of Rafah, which currently houses more than half of Gaza's 2.3 million population, most of whom are displaced by the Israeli war.

Egypt follows up on probe into killing of three Egyptian monks at South Africa monastery

Wed, 13 Mar 2024 - 11:26 GMT

Egypt is monitoring the progress of investigations into the mysterious killing of three Egyptian monks inside a monastery east of Pretoria, the South African capital.

Egypt condemns Israeli decision to build settlement units in West Bank

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 - 06:33 GMT

Egypt has condemned the Israeli government decision on building about 3500 new settlement units in the West Bank.

Egypt condemns terrorist bombing at popular market in Somalia’s Mogadishu

Wed, 07 Feb 2024 - 09:33 GMT

Egypt has condemned the deadly terrorist bombing carried out at a popular market in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.

Egyptian efforts to achieve Gaza ceasefire continue, but Israel sets 'unreasonable conditions': Foreign Ministry

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 03:20 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that Egypt is persistently working towards reaching a ceasefire in Gaza. However, the ministry has highlighted that Israel's imposition of "unreasonable conditions" has made it currently unattainable.

Egypt warns of ‘unprecedented’ humanitarian repercussions due to Israeli ground operation in Gaza

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 12:49 GMT

Egypt has warned of “grave dangers and unprecedented humanitarian and security repercussions” that will be caused by the Israeli large-scale ground attack in the Gaza Strip.

Egypt concerned about Gabon developments, urges parties to uphold national interests

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 - 04:07 GMT

Egypt has expressed concerns pf the consecutive developments in Gabon after a group of military officers announced taking power and placing President Ali Bongo under arrest.

Egypt calls for int’l parties to respect Libyan people’s will, not bypass national institutions

Fri, 28 Jul 2023 - 10:14 GMT

Egypt has called for international institutions to respect the will of the Libyan people and not to take any measures that bypass the national institutions.

Foreign Ministry spox slams Foreign Policy’s article as ‘inciting against Egypt’

Wed, 26 Jul 2023 - 06:35 GMT

Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid has published an article on the MFA Blog in response to a recent Foreign Policy’s article on the Arab Spring, which he described as “inciting against Egypt.”

Egypt: Quran burnings in Sweden go beyond free speech

Fri, 21 Jul 2023 - 01:29 GMT

Egypt has strongly condemned Swedish authorities for allowing an extremist to burn and tear apart the Quran repeatedly in the capital, Stockholm.

Egypt extends condolences to Algeria over deadly road crash

Thu, 20 Jul 2023 - 10:02 GMT

Egypt has extended its heart-felt condolences to the Algerian government and people over the tragic traffic accident in Tamanrasset Province and left scores dead and wounded.

Egypt, China hold 1st round of human rights consultations in Cairo

Fri, 07 Jul 2023 - 08:52 GMT

Egypt and China have held the first round of bilateral consultations on issues of human rights in a meeting in Cairo between officials of the two countries’ foreign ministries.

Egypt, Turkey share goal of supporting Middle East stability: Cairo

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 07:52 GMT

Egypt and Turkey agree on the common goal of supporting peace and stability in the region, Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid has affirmed.

Egypt extends condolences to Kenya over victims of tragic road accident

Sun, 02 Jul 2023 - 01:46 GMT

Egypt has extended condolences to the Kenyan government and people over victims of the tragic car crash at the Londiani Junction along the Nakuru-Kericho highway.

Egypt announces evacuation points for citizens in Sudan

Thu, 22 Jun 2023 - 07:49 GMT

The Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday the designated evacuation points for Egyptians in Sudan after its success to evacuate a large number of nationals since the outbreak of the country's military conflict.

Egypt urges immediate cessation of Israeli settlers’ attacks on Palestinian West Bank villages

Wed, 21 Jun 2023 - 05:53 GMT

Egypt has called for an immediate cessation of attacks by Israeli settlers in a number of Palestinian villages in the occupied West Bank, which have killed and injured a number of Palestinian civilians.

Egypt introduces automated visas for Sudanese travelers after forgery cases: Foreign Ministry spox

Sat, 10 Jun 2023 - 07:49 GMT

Egypt introduced on Saturday new automate visas for Sudanese travelers after spotting visa forgery activities by some individuals and groups in Sudan, Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid has said.

Egypt welcomes joint 6+6 committee’s efforts to prepare Libyan electoral laws

Fri, 09 Jun 2023 - 12:20 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Ministry welcomed the efforts made by the Joint 6+6 Libyan Committee to prepare the electoral law in a statement issued on Thursday.