Antony Blinken

US does not support major military operation in Rafah, Blinken tells Egyptian counterpart Shoukry

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 10:42 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke, Thursday with Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry according to the US State Department.

Six Arab foreign ministers to meet with Blinken on Gaza war ceasefire efforts

Sat, 27 Apr 2024 - 11:41 GMT

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, and Palestine are set to hold talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Egypt FM Shoukry, US counterpart reject any Israeli military operation in Rafah

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 - 08:00 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his US counterpart Antony Blinken rejected any Israeli military operation in Rafah city especially as such operation will threaten the security and stability of the region.

Egyptian-American agreement on necessity of reaching a ceasefire in Gaza, prisoner-swap deal, FM Shoukry

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 08:25 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted on Thursday the importance of refraining from carrying on an Israeli military operation in Rafah city in the Gaza Strip.

Cairo hosts Arab ministerial meeting to discuss efforts for Gaza ceasefire

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 01:30 GMT

A high-level ministerial meeting took place in Cairo on Thursday to discuss the ongoing Israeli war in Gaza and emphasize the urgent need for a ceasefire and unrestricted access to humanitarian aid.

Egypt’s Sisi, US Secretary of State reject forced displacement of Palestinians out of Gaza

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 11:36 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his accompanying delegation on Thursday to discuss the ongoing Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, where more than 31,000 Palestinians were killed.

FM Shoukry warns of threats of any military operation in Rafah city

Fri, 08 Mar 2024 - 09:00 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry reiterated in a phone call with his US counterpart Antony Blinken Egypt’s warning of threats of any military operation in Rafah city of the Gaza Strip, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesman Ahmed Abou Zeid said.

Sisi, Blinken affirm rejection of Palestinian displacement, stress commitment to two-state solution

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 02:24 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has reaffirmed Egypt's firm rejection of any attempts to displace Palestinians from their territories in a meeting today with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Cairo.

Blinken arrives in Egypt on last leg of Middle East tour

Thu, 11 Jan 2024 - 10:16 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Cairo on Thursday on the last leg of his Middle East tour, Al Qahera News reported.

US secretary Blinken to visit Egypt as part of diplomacy tour

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 08:57 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to visit Egypt as part of his ‘diplomacy tour’, commencing later Thursday.

Blinken delays Israel visit after senior Hamas leader Arouri’s assassination

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 11:43 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has postponed his planned trip to Israel by several days, pushing the date up from his scheduled arrival on Thursday, said Israeli press reports.

Blinken looks forward to working closely with Egypt during President Sisi's new term

Tue, 19 Dec 2023 - 06:49 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken affirmed his country's keenness on working closely with Egypt during the new term of re-elected President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Blinken hails Egyptian pioneering role in delivering aid to Gaza

Fri, 17 Nov 2023 - 01:58 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has praised Egypt’s pioneering role in delivering aid to civilians in the Gaza Strip, the Department of State said on Friday in a post on X.

Blinken: We are grateful to Egypt, Red Cross for urging Hamas to release hostages

Tue, 24 Oct 2023 - 11:06 GMT

US secretary of state Antony Blinken said that his country will continue to coordinate with Egypt and other partners in the region to deliver Humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip.

US does not support idea of relocating Gazans to Egypt's Sinai: Blinken to Al-Arabiya

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 03:06 GMT

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States does not support the idea of relocating Gaza residents to Sinai as it has been rejected by countries in the region.

Blinken plans Middle East tour including Egypt amid Israeli-Palestinian escalation

Thu, 12 Oct 2023 - 06:30 GMT

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced his plan to visit a number of countries in the Middle East, including Egypt, amid the current ongoing Israeli-Palestinian escalation.

US keen to coordinate with Egypt to end Sudan crisis, resolve regional challenges: Blinken

Wed, 02 Aug 2023 - 06:32 GMT

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the Untied States is keen to coordinate with Egypt to end the crisis in Sudan as he made a phone call on Wednesday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

Blinken welcomes reactivation of presidential pardon committee, says Egypt plays key role calming situation in Palestine

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 03:22 GMT

The United States secretary of state Blinken thanked Egypt, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry during a joint press conference held on Monday in Cairo, for the friendship that lasted over the years between the two countries, expressing his appreciation for the meetings and discussions held with the Egyptian leadership.

Sisi affirms to Blinken the importance of US role to resolve GERD crisis

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 01:43 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken the importance of US role to take an effective part in resolving the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.

US relying on close coordination with Egypt to achieve calm between Palestinians, Israelis: Blinken to Sisi

Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 12:51 GMT

Washinton relies on the close coordination with Egypt under Sisi to restore stability, achieve calm, and contain the situation between the Palestinian and Israeli sides within the framework of Egypt-US strategic relations, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday.

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