The Pharaohs have climbed two positions to 24th in April's FIFA world ranking.
After gaining 12 places in last month's ranking, Egypt have advanced another two places in the latest list issued on Thursday.
Egypt have played just one match under new coach Shawki Gharib, beating Bosnia-Herzegovina in March.
The Pharaohs made it into the world's top 10 after winning three successive African Cup of Nations trophies, in 2006, 2008 and 2010.
Egypt is ranked second among African countries, behind Ivory Coast, and above Algeria and Ghana. They are the top ranked Arab team.
Spain continues leading the ranking ahead of Germany, Argentina and Portugal.
Top 10: (March positions in parentheses)
1. Spain (1)
2. Germany (2)
5- Uruguay (6)
Top 5 African teams:
21. Ivory Coast
42. Cape Verde Islands
Top 5 Arab teams:
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