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World - War in Ukraine
2/12/2024 12:53:02 PM
A sweeping US foreign aid package, including $60 billion for Ukraine, passed a key procedural vote Sunday, although opposition from right-wing Republicans may block it from becoming law.

World - International
2/7/2024 7:31:20 PM
Indonesia is gearing up for its general elections on 14 February against a backdrop marked by political alliances and the prominence of three major political blocs. Some 205 million voters are eligible to cast their votes and choose the president, vice president, and members of the People’s Shura Council, comprising the House of Representatives and the Senate.

World - International
2/5/2024 11:24:43 AM
US senators on Sunday released the text of a much-anticipated deal that would unlock billions in new aid for Ukraine and Israel while tightening US border laws, but the top House Republican quickly vowed to shoot it down.

Egypt - Tourism
1/21/2024 10:41:04 PM
Egypt’s share of global tourism grew by 33 percent in 2023 compared to four years prior, recording 1.2 percent in 2023, up from 0.9 percent in 2019, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Issa told a senate session on Sunday.

Egypt - Tourism
1/21/2024 6:15:30 PM
Senator Soheir Abdel-Salam, undersecretary of the Media, Culture, Tourism, and Antiquities Committee of the Egyptian Senate, proposed on Sunday seven key measures to boost the tourism industry in Egypt.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/17/2024 2:08:07 PM
In a notable test Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders forced colleagues to decide whether to investigate human rights abuses in the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, a step toward potentially limiting US military aid to Israel as its devastating attacks on Gaza grind past 100 days.

World - War in Ukraine
12/5/2023 7:38:52 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was set to appeal directly to US senators for more support Tuesday ahead of a showdown over funding the war with Russia, with the besieged US ally fast exhausting the aid Congress has approved so far.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/5/2023 10:52:09 AM
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry is heading to Washington DC Tuesday to meet with a number of members of the US House of Representatives and the US Senate, in an effort to stop the ongoing Israeli war on the Gaza Strip.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/4/2023 10:50:02 AM
As a cease-fire ticked down last week and Israel prepared to resume its round-the-clock airstrikes, Sen. Bernie Sanders and a robust group of Democratic senators had a message for their president: They were done “asking nicely” for Israel to do more to reduce civilian casualties in Gaza.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/2/2023 7:28:22 PM
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Joe Biden’s appointment of Herro Mustafa Garg, the former US ambassador to Bulgaria, as US ambassador to Egypt.

World - Region
11/1/2023 3:18:25 PM
The US Senate voted largely along party lines on Tuesday to confirm Jack Lew as the country's next ambassador to Israel.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/1/2023 2:00:00 AM
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that multiple foreign extremist groups have called for attacks against Americans and the West in the past few weeks and suggested Hamas’ offensive on Israel could inspire threats like those motivated by the Islamic State group years ago.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/23/2023 6:58:29 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reiterated on Monday Egypt's steadfast position in rejecting the targeting of all peaceful civilians, as well as policies of collective punishment and the forced displacement of Palestinians from their land, in his meeting with a bipartisan delegation from the US Senate.

World - International
10/20/2023 2:05:01 PM
Declaring that U.S. leadership “holds the world together,” President Joe Biden told Americans on Thursday night the country must deepen its support of Ukraine and Israel in the middle of two vastly different, unpredictable and bloody wars.

Egypt - Politics
10/18/2023 5:54:24 PM
Egypt's two chambers of parliament – the House of Representatives and the Senate – will hold two emergency sessions today and tomorrow to discuss the latest developments in Israel's war on the Palestinians of Gaza.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/10/2023 11:51:22 PM
The House and the Senate face a full agenda, writes Gamal Essam El-Din

Egypt - Defence
10/4/2023 3:03:41 PM
Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md), the newly appointed chair of the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee, withheld on Tuesday $235 million in US military financing earmarked for Egypt. The move pits Cardin against the Biden administration.

Egypt - Presidential Elections 2024
9/28/2023 9:57:56 PM
Head of the People's Republican Party (PRP) Hazem Omar has announced his decision to resign from the Egyptian Senate to be allowed to submit his candidacy papers to the National Election Authority (NEA) to run in the upcoming presidential elections.

World - International
9/12/2023 9:16:35 PM
Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday he is directing a House committee to open an impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden over his family's business dealings, launching historic proceedings ahead of the 2024 election.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/30/2023 9:48:15 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed a variety of issues, such as boosting Egyptian-American economic relations and developments in the GERD dispute with a bipartisan US Congressional delegation from the House and Senate on Wednesday.

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