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Egypt, French FMs discuss developments in Gaza and Sudan

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and his French counterpart Stéphane Séjourné discussed on Wednesday the latest developments in the region, most notably the situation in the Gaza Strip and Sudan.

Blinken to visit Egypt on 6th Middle East tour this week to discuss Gaza ceasefire

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Egypt and Saudi Arabia this week, in his sixth Middle East tour, to discuss an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, the AFP reported, quoting a State Department spokesperson as saying on Tuesday.

Egypt has done much to support Sudan and its people during its war: Shoukry to US envoy

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry on Monday highlighted Egypt’s efforts to support Sudan and its people since the outbreak of war in the country, from hosting more than half a million displaced people to diplomatic engagement.

Egypt FM Shoukry blames Israel for denying UNRWA chief Lazzarini entry to Rafah

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has blamed Israeli authorities for refusing to allow the entry of Philippe Lazzarini, commissioner-general of the UN Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA, to Gaza’s southern city of Rafah on Monday.

Sisi urges European leaders to secure ceasefire in Gaza

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi urged on Sunday the European leaders to exert substantial efforts to secure an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and to scale up humanitarian assistance and relief to alleviate the devastating humanitarian catastrophe endured by the Palestinian people there.

Egypt, EU sign Joint Declaration on the Strategic and Comprehensive Partnership

Egypt and the European Union signed on Sunday the Joint Declaration on the Strategic and Comprehensive Partnership between it and the EU in Cairo.

Egyptian-European Summit chance to deepen cooperation on bilateral and regional issues: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Sunday called the European-Egyptian Summit a chance to deepen cooperation on regional and bilateral issues.

Israeli attack on Rafah would harm regional security: Sisi to EU leaders

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reiterated his warning against potential Israeli military operations in the south Gaza city of Rafah, stressing the severe implications for regional security, during meetings with EU leaders in Cairo on Sunday.

Egypt, Europe to promote partnership relations in Cairo summit Sunday: Presidency

Cairo is set to host an Egyptian-European summit on Sunday to promote relations between Egypt and the European Union (EU) to the level of "Comprehensive and Strategic Partnership," Egypt’s Presidential Spokesman Ahmed Fahmy stated on Sunday.

INTERVIEW: My priority is strengthening ‘already robust ’ bilateral relations with Egypt - Mexican ambassador

Mexico’s Ambassador to Egypt Leonora Rueda said in an exclusive interview with Ahram Online that Egypt is a fundamental actor in the international system, with particular relevance in the regional sphere and on various topics on the global agenda.

Egypt condemns terrorist attack on Mogadishu hotel

Egypt condemned on Saturday the terrorist attack on a Mogadishu hotel that killed and injured a number of people.

Egypt welcomes opening of maritime aid corridor to Gaza

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs welcomed the arrival of the first vessel carrying aid via a new sea corridor to the Gaza Strip, stressing its support for all efforts to alleviate the suffering of the Palestinians.

Catastrophic situation faced by women in Gaza stain on humanity: Egypt UN Representative in Geneva

Permanent Representative of Egypt to the UN in Geneva Ahmed Ihab Gamaleldin said the catastrophic situation faced by women and girls in the Gaza Strip is a stain on the conscience of humanity and requires immediate intervention from international institutions.

Sisi urges for full international recognition of Palestinian state

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has called for the full international recognition of a Palestinian state, with East Jerusalem as its capital, noting that this could bring solace after the five-month-long Israeli war in Gaza.

Trial starts for 2 men accused of killing 3 Egyptian monks at monastery in South Africa

Two men accused of murdering three Egyptian Coptic monks earlier this week at a monastery in Cullinan, South Africa, appeared before a South African court on Thursday.

Israel should open all 6 crossings to Gaza under its control: Egypt FM

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said Thursday that Israel should take responsibility for the humanitarian crisis in Gaza by opening the 6 crossings under its control to allow sufficient aid to flow into the strip.

Egypt, Spain warn against Israel’s plan to storm Rafah and escalation in Gaza war

Egypt and Spain affirmed their rejection of the military escalation in the Gaza Strip, warning against the “dire humanitarian consequences” of any Israeli operations in Palestine's densely populated city of Rafah.

Greek-Egyptian friendship important pillar of peace in Eastern Mediterranean: Minister Kairidis

Greek Minister of Immigration and Asylum Dimitris Kairidis confirmed during his meeting with the Egyptian ambassador to Greece, Omar Amer Youssef, that Greece claims the widest possible European support for Egypt.

Egypt calls on Netherlands to push for immediate ceasefire in Gaza war: Sisi to Dutch PM Rutte

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi repeated on Wednesday Egypt’s warning against a possible Israeli ground operation in Palestinian Rafah and called on the Netherlands to push for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza war.

Egypt FM congratulates Korean counterpart on South Korea's UNSC membership

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry congratulated on Wednesday his South Korean counterpart Cho Tae-yul on becoming South Korea's foreign minister and on his country’s non-permanent membership at the UN Security Council (UNSC), a statement by the ministry reported.

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