Egypt - Foreign Affairs

Egypt ‘closely’ following investigation into killing of three Egyptian monks in South Africa

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it is “closely” following the investigation into the killing of three Egyptian monks at a Coptic monastery of Saint Mark the Apostle and Saint Samuel the Confessor in the South African city of Johannesburg.

Three Egyptian monks killed in South African Coptic monastery

Three Egyptian monks were killed in a criminal attack inside a Coptic monastery of Saint Mark the Apostle and Saint Samuel the Confessor in the South African city of Johannesburg, the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church announced on Tuesday.

Egyptian people and leadership fully support Palestinians: Sisi to Abbas

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi affirmed on Tuesday the Egyptian leadership and people’s full support for the Palestinians and their legitimate rights in an independent state, as well as the country’s intense efforts to reach a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

Spanish FM to start two-day visit to Egypt on Wednesday as Gaza war continues

Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union, and Cooperation José Manuel Albares will embark on a two-day official visit to Egypt starting Wednesday, his third Middle East tour since the Israeli war in Gaza broke out in October.

Al-Azhar Zakat and Charity House dispatches Ramadan convoy to Gaza

Al-Azhar’s Zakat and Charity House announced on Monday that it dispatched a Ramadan convoy of 100 trucks filled with 2,000 tons of humanitarian relief aid including food and medical supplies to support the people of Gaza.

Egypt denies embassy in Khartoum attacked

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid denied on Monday that the Egyptian embassy in Khartoum was recently attacked after photos were spread by Arab TV channels and news websites showing the badly-damaged embassy building.

Egypt distributes 17,000 iftar and suhoor meals in Gaza

Egypt distributed on Monday 10,000 fresh iftar meals, 7,000 suhoor meals, and 25,000 loaves of bread in the Gaza Strip on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan, according to Al-Qahera News TV channel.

Tahya Misr fund dispatches 101 trucks laden with 1616 tons of aid for Gaza

The Tahya Misr (Long Live Egypt) Fund dispatched a convoy of 101 trucks laden with over 1,600 tons of medical supplies, food, and essential supplies to support Palestinians in Gaza during Ramadan, according to a statement by the fund.

Shoukry discusses Gaza ceasefire efforts, Egypt-US economic relations with AmCham Egypt delegation

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry stressed on Monday to a delegation of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) the importance of intensifying efforts to reach a comprehensive ceasefire agreement in Gaza.

INTERVIEW - Italy highly appreciates Egypt's efforts to support Gaza: Italian ambassador to Cairo

Italian Ambassador to Cairo Michele Quaroni expressed, in an interview with Ahram, deep appreciation for Egypt's efforts to assist Gaza residents and alleviate their suffering, highlighting the long history of close cooperation between Egypt and Italy in various fields.

Egypt welcomes Arab League's hosting of Libyan leaders meeting

Egypt welcomed on Sunday the League of Arab States' hosting of a meeting that included the head of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, the head of the High State Council, Mohamed Takala, and speaker of the House of Representatives Aguila Saleh.

INTERVIEW: My 2024 agenda is strengthening relations between Brazil and Egypt: Brazilian ambassador to Cairo

Brazilian Ambassador to Egypt Paulino Franco de Carvalho Neto spoke to Ahram Online about the prospects of strengthening economic and cultural relations between the two countries and coordination on international issues.

Egypt warns against Israeli military operation in Rafah: Shoukry to Blinken

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry reiterated, in a phone call with his US counterpart Antony Blinken, Egypt’s warning against any military operation in Rafah city of the Gaza Strip.

Egyptian Red Crescent sends 30,000 hot iftar & suhoor meals daily to Gaza in Ramadan

The Egyptian Red Crescent Society (ERCS) announced the distribution of 30,000 iftar and suhoor meals daily to Palestinians facing starvation conditions in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip during the Holy month of Ramadan.

Egypt FM Shoukry delivers written message from Sisi to Kenyan president

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry delivered a written message from President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to his Kenyan counterpart William Ruto during his visit to Nairobi on Thursday, according to a statement by the Egyptian foreign ministry.

Hamas delegation leaves Cairo for ceasefire consultations; negotiations to resume next week

A Hamas delegation has left Cairo for consultations regarding the ceasefire deal, with negotiations to resume next week, Al-Qahera News broadcasting channel reported on Thursday, citing a high-level source.

Egypt FM Shoukry discusses cooperation, regional crises with Arab ministers at AL Council session

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met on Wednesday with several Arab counterparts to discuss enhancing relations and resolving regional crises, especially the Gaza crisis, on the sidelines of the Arab League (AL) Council's 161st session at the ministerial level, held at the AL headquarters in Cairo.

Gaza catastrophic conditions necessitate immediate ceasefire: Sisi to House of Commons delegation

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reiterated on Wednesday that the catastrophic humanitarian conditions in Gaza necessitate reaching an immediate ceasefire agreement between Hamas and Israel.

Al-Azhar has always supported the Armenian cause: El-Tayyeb to PM Pashinyan

Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmed El-Tayyeb affirmed to Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan the depth of the relations between Al-Azhar and Armenia, highlighting the leading Sunni Islamic institution's longstanding support to the Armenian cause.

Egypt condemns Israel’s approval of new settlement units in West Bank

Egypt condemns the Israeli government's approval of the construction of 3,500 new settlement units in the occupied West Bank, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday.

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