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Egypt’s FM starts Italy visit, to attend Rome Med Dialogues

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry started an official visit to Italy on Wednesday to enhance bilateral relations between the two countries and to attend the eighth edition of the Rome MED – Mediterranean Dialogues conference, slated for 1-3 December in Rome.

Palestinian president urges binding deal on GERD to ensure joint interests in the region

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called for reaching a legally-binding agreement between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in accordance with the UN Security Council’s relevant presidential statement in September.

Fourth Arab Water Conference opens at Arab League in Cairo

The Fourth Arab Water Conference opened on Wednesday at the Arab League (AL) headquarters in Cairo, focusing on discussing the challenges of, and recommendations for, Arab water security.

Middle East stability cannot be achieved unless Palestinian cause is comprehensibly settled: Egypt FM

Egypt has affirmed that regional stability in the Middle East cannot be achieved unless the Palestinian cause is settled in a just and comprehensive way on the basis of the two-state solution and the relevant international legitimacy resolutions.

Egypt seeks more economic cooperation with Oman on 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations

Marking 50 years of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Oman, Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly called to increase economic relations and joint investments between the two countries.

Türkiye's FM says Ankara may re-appoint ambassador to Egypt 'soon': Anadolu

Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu revealed that his country may re-appoint an ambassador to Egypt in the upcoming months after a nine year absence due to frayed relations between both countries, reported Türkiye's state-run news agency Anadolu.

Athens’ Circle the Med tackles energy transition, climate neutrality, food security

The third international Circle the Med Forum 2022 focused on energy transition, climate neutrality, zero pollution, and food security.

Shoukry urges ‘specific timeframes’ for legal, political entitlements in Libya at meeting with UNSMIL head

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has urged for “specific timeframes” to proceed with the legal and political entitlements in Libya, including the full exit of mercenaries and foreign fighters from Libyan lands.

Egyptian foreign ministry lights up HQ to celebrate Mediterranean Day

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs illuminated its headquarters in Cairo on Saturday night with the word “MED DAY" to celebrate the Day of the Mediterranean which is observed annually on 28 November.

Erdogan says keen to end rupture with Egypt, avoid problem in Mediterranean: Turkish media

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he told Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi during their meeting on the sidelines of the World Cup in Qatar last week that he is keen to end the rupture between Turkey and Egypt and avoid a problem between the two countries in the Mediterranean.

Egypt’s trade with Nile Basin countries up by 32.6% in 2021: CAPMAS

Egypt’s trade exchange with Nile Basin countries has increased by 32.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2021, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) reported in a statement.

President Sisi to be chief guest for first time at Indian Republic Day celebrations in January

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will travel to India be the chief guest at the country’s Republic Day celebrations for the first time ever in January 2023, India’s Ministry of External Affairs announced on Sunday.

Egypt’s parliament slams EP resolution on human rights as ‘arrogant, politicised’

Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – lashed out on Friday at a European Parliament (EP) resolution on human rights in Egypt, describing it as “arrogant” and including a host of incorrect and misleading information.

India invites Egypt to participate in G20 meetings in 2023

India has invited Egypt to participate as a guest country in the G20 meetings that will be held during the Indian yearlong presidency of the intergovernmental forum starting this December, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Thursday.

Egypt says repeated attacks on Syria & Iraq violate sovereignty

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday that the repeated attacks carried out by Iran and Turkey against Iraq and Syria violate the sovereignty of each country on its territory.

Egypt's multiple gains, contributions at COP27

Egypt has gained significantly on the national, regional, and international levels by its hosting, on behalf of Africa, the 27th UN Climate Change Conference COP27, Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad said in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt, Greece sign deals on aeronautical and maritime rescue, seasonal workers employment

Egypt and Greece signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on aeronautical and maritime search and rescue and an agreement on the employment of seasonal workers in the agricultural sector, their foreign ministers said.

Egypt exerts sincere efforts to back peace, stability in Africa: Sisi

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed on Monday that Egypt continues to do its best to support lasting peace and stability in Africa.

Sisi, Erdogan agree to start developing bilateral relations in Doha meeting

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi shook hands Sunday with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Qatar's capital, Doha, and agreed to start developing bilateral relations between the two countries.

Petroleum minister heads Egypt's delegation to OIF summit in Tunisia

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla headed the Egyptian delegation taking part in the 18th summit of the International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF), currently being held on the Tunisian island of Djerba, on behalf of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.

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