Egypt - Foreign Affairs

Arab Fund for Social Work launches new bank accounts for public donations to Gaza

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine El-Qabbaj announced that the Arab Fund for Social Work has opened special bank accounts for the public to donate for aid and relief to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Egyptian, Iranian FMs agree on necessity of implementing UNSC resolution on Gaza ceasefire

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed the latest developments in Gaza with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a phone call on Sunday, emphasizing the necessity of Israel committing to implementing a ceasefire in Gaza per the recent UN Security Council resolution.

Egypt, Jordan & France FMs call for immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza at Cairo presser

The Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Jordan, and France on Saturday called for an immediate and permanent ceasefire in Gaza, the release of all detainees, and the need to provide unfettered aid access for Palestinians.

Gaza truce talks return to Cairo on Sunday: Al-Qahera News

Talks to reach a truce between Israel and Hamas are set to restart in Cairo on Sunday, an Egyptian security source told Al-Qahera News.

Egypt, France, Jordan FMs call for an end to humanitarian crisis in Gaza

The foreign ministers of Egypt, France, and Jordan met in Cairo on Saturday to discuss joint tracks to achieve a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

Egypt, France FMs urge ceasefire in Gaza in Cairo meeting

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and France's Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Stéphane Séjourné stressed the necessity of implementing a ceasefire and ending the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza.

Egypt reiterates urgency of implementing Gaza ceasefire: Shoukry to UK minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry underlined in a meeting on Thursday with Tariq Ahmad, the UK's Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, United Nations and Commonwealth Affairs, the urgent need to enforce a complete ceasefire in Gaza in compliance with the UN Security Council resolution.

Ethiopia will pay for any impact of GERD on Egypt: Irrigation minister

Egypt’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Sources Hani Sewilam warned Ethiopia on Wednesday that any harm caused by the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to Egypt will come at a cost.

Egypt reiterates call for end to Israeli practices making Gaza 'uninhabitable': Shoukry to Cameron

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry reiterated Egypt's call for putting an end to Israeli practices that make the Gaza Strip “uninhabitable" through indiscriminate targeting, starvation, and collective punishment against Palestinian civilians.

Two-state solution the guarantor for regional security, stability: Sisi to US congressional delegation

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has discussed with a US congressional delegation the latest development in the Gaza Strip, stressing that the two-state solution is the guarantor to restore regional security and stability.

NCHR welcomes UN Human Rights Council's report on Gaza

Egypt's National Council for Human Rights welcomed on Tuesday the report of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, which was reviewed during the 55th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

Shoukry hails Ireland's stance towards Palestinian cause

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry praised on Tuesday Ireland’s positions supporting the Palestinian cause in various international forums, during a phone call with Micheál Martin, Ireland's deputy prime minister, minister of foreign affairs, and minister of defence.

UNSC resolution for Gaza ceasefire must be immediately implemented: Egypt FM

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry called for the immediate implementation of United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2728, which calls for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza during Ramadan.

Intelligence chief affirms Egypt’s support for Libyan elections in meeting with Haftar

Head of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service (GIS) Abbas Kamel reaffirmed, in a meeting with Libyan military leader Khalifa Haftar in Benghazi, Egypt's unwavering support for presidential and parliamentary elections to achieve stability in Libya.

UNSC ceasefire resolution in Gaza creates better climate for resolving the crisis: ECSS deputy director

Mohamed Ibrahim Eldawiry, Deputy Director of the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS), affirmed that the adoption of a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza war during Ramadan creates a better environment for moving towards resolving the highly complex crisis.

Egypt welcomes UNSC adoption of resolution calling for ceasefire in Gaza despite its limited time frame

Egypt has welcomed the Security Council’s adoption of a resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza for the first time since the beginning of the crisis despite its imbalance and limited time frame, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Suez Canal revenue down more than 50% due to Red Sea tensions: Madbouly

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said the annual revenue of Egypt’s Suez Canal declined by more than 50 percent due to the Red Sea conflict, noting that Egypt has borne the brunt of these events.

UN Security Council’s inability to halt Gaza war no longer acceptable: Egypt's FM

The United Nations Security Council's (UNSC) inability to issue a resolution to stop the war on Gaza has become unacceptable, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told his German counterpart Annalena Charlotte during a meeting in Cairo.

Over 500,000 fled into Egypt from Sudan: UNHCR

The UN refugees agency in Egypt UNHCR revealed in its “Sudan Emergency Update in Egypt” that over 500,000 people have crossed the Egyptian-Sudanese borders from April 2023 to March 2024.

International community's response to Gaza aggression is disappointing and frustrating: Al-Azhar Grand Imam to UN’s Guterres

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Sheikh Ahmed El-Tayeb said the international community's response to the aggression on Gaza has been disappointing and frustrating, unlike that of the people in Western societies in Europe and the US.

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