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In Photos: Second medical relief convoy to South Sudan arrives: Egypt health ministry

Acting Minister of Health and Population Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar announced in a statement on Tuesday that a second Egyptian convoy arrived in South Sudan to provide medical services to the people of Bor town — the capital of Jonglei State — to help the country deal with the recent floods.

FM Shoukry, EU commissioner discuss green transition in Egypt

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Tuesday in Brussels, Belgium, ways to boost cooperation with the European Union especially in green transition in Egypt with the European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Egypt building 3 towns in Gaza to house 300,000 people: Palestinian official tells AP

Egypt’s current efforts to reconstruct the Gaza Strip include building three towns that are set to house around 300,000 residents, undersecretary of the Palestinian Ministry of Public Works and Housing Naji Sarhan told AP.

President Sisi heads to Brussels to attend 6th EU-AU Summit

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is heading on Tuesday to Brussels, Belgium to partake in the sixth European Union (EU) - African Union (AU) Summit that is scheduled for 17 and 18 February.

Egypt provides Lebanon with largest aid package since Beirut blast

Egypt sent on Monday its largest medical and food aid shipment to Lebanon yet as part of its continued efforts to support the country after the devastating port explosion that sent shockwaves across the city of Beirut in August 2020.

Egypt FM Shoukry meets UN Climate Change Executive Secretary in preparation for COP27

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and the COP27 President-Designate Sameh Shoukry met on Monday with UN Framework Convention on Climate (UNFCCC) Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa in the German city of Bonn as part of the country's preparations to host COP27 later this year.

President Sisi 'very statesman-like' in approach to GERD problem: Commander of US CENTCOM tells Ahram Online

General Kenneth F. McKenzie, commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), said on Wednesday that Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has been “very statesman-like” in his approach to the problem of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt launches ‘Financing Sustainable Development' report at fourth Arab Sustainable Development Week

Egypt launched on Sunday the report titled “Financing Sustainable Development in Egypt," the first of its kind to deal with development finance and the sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2030 at the national level.

Ethiopia will not wait indefinitely on GERD file: Ethiopian minister

Ethiopia’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs Redwan Hussein called on Egypt and Sudan on Saturday not to stick to their stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) file as Ethiopians will not wait indefinitely and they expect the green light to put their resources into use.

German FM urges citizens to leave Ukraine during Cairo press conference

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has urged German citizens to leave Ukraine unless their presence was strictly required.

German FM hails Egypt’s success to consolidate religious tolerance, freedom of worship

German Minister of Foreign Affairs Annalena Baerbock hailed Egypt’s success to consolidate the values of religious tolerance, freedom of worship, and acceptance of others, saying Egypt has become a role model regionally and internationally in this regard.

Egypt’s strong military capabilities helped achieve stability in the region, Europe: FM

Egypt’s strong military capabilities have contributed to achieving security and stability in the region and Europe, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said in a press conference with his German counterpart, Annalena Baerbock, on Saturday.

Sisi, Macron discuss ways to foster strategic ties, consult on Libya developments

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed on Friday means to boost strategic bilateral relations as well as a host of regional developments, including in Libya.

President Sisi calls for intensifying int'l efforts to protect seas, oceans from climate change

Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called on Friday in his speech to the One Ocean Summit in the French port city of Brest for intensifying international efforts to protect the seas and oceans from negative effects resulting from climate change.

Egypt welcomes Libyan parliament's measures following appointment of new prime minister

Egypt on Thursday valued Libya’s House of Representatives measures in consultation with the High Council of State, following its decision to appoint former Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha as a prime minister in accordance with the Skhirat Agreement.

Egypt denounces Houthi drone attack on Saudi Arabia

Egypt denounced on Thursday the latest Houthi attack on the Saudi city of Abha, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

Egypt, Pakistan discuss means of bolstering bilateral ties

Egypt and Pakistan on Thursday discussed means of strengthening bilateral relations, a statement by the Pakistani foreign ministry said following a meeting between Egypt’s Ambassador to Pakistan Tarek Dahroug and Pakistani Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi.

EXCLUSIVE Q&A: US CENTCOM commander discusses increasingly critical developments in Middle East

Egypt and the US have an enduring strategic relationship given Egypt’s nature as the cultural, historical and geographical centre of the Arab world, General Kenneth F. McKenzie, commander of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), said in an exclusive interview with Ahram Online.

Egyptian candidate gets selected as vice president of the Pan African University

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has succeeded in securing Amany Abdullah El-Sharif — the dean of the girl’s Faculty of Pharmacy at Al-Azhar University — the position of vice president of the Pan African University (PAU), a statement by the ministry said on Wednesday.

Egypt’s FM, US climate envoy highlight need to activate joint action group to face climate change

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and John Kerry, the US special presidential envoy for climate, highlighted the importance of activating the US-Egypt Climate Working Group to face climate change at the earliest opportunity.

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