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Tackling regional challenges needs joint responsibility, comprehensive approaches: Sisi tells Arab intelligence chiefs

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called for the adoption of the joint responsibility principle to deal with challenges in the region, especially terrorism and extremism, as he addressed the Arab Intelligence Forum in Cairo on Tuesday.

President Sisi, Jordan’s crown prince voice full support for Iraq against terrorism

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Jordan’s Crown Prince Al-Hussein bin Abdullah II voiced their full support for Iraq’s efforts against terrorism during their meeting in Cairo on Tuesday.

Egypt expresses condolences to Niger after fire kills at least 25 students

Egypt expressed its sincere condolences on Monday to Niger after a school fire broke out that left dozens of students dead and injured.

US backs talks to resolve GERD dispute: Blinken

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken affirmed on Monday the US’ support for a negotiated agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia that will address the interest of all parties including Egypt's water needs.

Sisi, Macron discuss preparations for Libya International Conference in Paris

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and French counterpart Emmanuel Marcon discussed on Monday preparations for the Libya International Conference in Paris in November, the Egyptian presidency announced.

INTERVIEW: Greece values cooperation with Egypt on all levels

Ioannis Chrysoulakis, the secretary-general of Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who is set to start a visit to Egypt, spoke to Ahram Online about the depth of cooperation between Egypt and Greece along with future projects.

FM Shoukry discusses regional developments with US special envoy to Iran in Washington

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed the latest developments in the Middle East with US special envoy to Iran, Robert Malley, in Washington on Sunday.

Egyptian president denounces assassination attempt on Iraqi PM

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi denounced on Sunday an assassination attempt on Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi in Baghdad, urging all parties to renounce violence.

First ladies of Egypt, Central African Republic discuss efforts to empower women

Egypt’s First Lady Entissar Amer and Brigitte Touadera, the First Lady of Central African Republic, discussed on Saturday the two countries' efforts to support and empower women.

Egypt extends condolences to Sierra Leone over dozens of deaths in fuel tanker blast

Egypt extended its condolences on Saturday to Sierra Leone over a fuel tanker explosion in the capital, Freetown, which left scores of deaths and injuries.

FM Shoukry flies to Washington for US-Egypt strategic dialogue

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry left on Friday for Washington to take part in the strategic dialogue between Egypt and the United States, slated for Monday and Tuesday.

Egypt and UN launch joint resource platform for migrants and refugees

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and United Nations Resident Coordinator Elena Panova launched in Cairo on Thursday a joint platform offering resources to migrants and refugees in Egypt, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

US-Egypt strategic dialogue to kick off 8 November: US Department of State

Washington will host on 8 and 9 November the US-Egypt Strategic Dialogue between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, the US Department of State announced on Thursday

Japan honors Egypt’s Ambassador Maged Abdel-Fattah

Japan announced on Tuesday that Maged Abdel-Fattah, the current permanent observer of the League of Arab States to the United Nations, is going to receive Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star.

Egypt targets boosting trade exchange with Africa, says PM ahead of COMESA summit

Egypt targets boosting trade exchange with African countries, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said in the Cabinet's meeting on Thursday as the country prepares to host the 21st Summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA).

Egypt urges expats in Ethiopia to exercise caution after nationwide state of emergency declaration

The Egyptian embassy in Addis Ababa called on Egyptian expats to excercise their “utmost” caution after the imposition of a state of emergency across the East African country.

Biden administration apparently pressures Egypt to release MB extremists: US Senator Ted Cruz

The US administration apparently withheld $130 million of assistance “from our Egyptian allies allegedly on human rights concerns,” to pressure Egypt to release 16 prisoners that may include Muslim Brotherhood extremists, US Senator Ted Cruz said at the Senate earlier this week.

Developing countries need financial support to face climate change: Sisi at COP26

​Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called on developed countries on Monday to fulfill their pledge to provide $100 billion annually to developing countries to address the effects of climate change.

Sisi, PM Johnson agree on strengthening UK engagement in Egypt's priority development plans

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed in a meeting on Monday on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow (COP26) to strengthen the UK’s engagement in implementing Egypt’s priority development plans.

Sisi stresses importance of reaching GERD deal in meeting with Congolese counterpart

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reiterated on Monday in a meeting with Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi Egypt’s firm position on the need to engage in negotiations to reach a legally binding agreement on the filling and operating policies of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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