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The Israeli war on Gaza is reshaping the preferences of Arab and Muslim voters in this year’s US presidential elections, writes Sahar Zahran in Washington

In an exclusive interview with Al-Ahram, the Egyptian Ambassador to the US, Motaz Zahran, and members of the embassy said that since the Egyptian National Elections Authority (NEA) announced the timetable for the presidential elections, they have been working on the necessary preparations to receive voters at the embassy.

In an informal meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Egypt’s Permanent Representative to the UN Osama Abdel-Khalek delivered a strong statement calling for an immediate and unconditional cessation of Israel's war on Gaza.

Egypt is set to retrieve five of its artefacts from the United States, which marks a milestone in cultural heritage preservation between the two countries.

Commemorating Egypt’s National Day, the country’s ambassador in Washington DC Moataz Zahran expressed his hope that deep friendship and cooperation between Egypt and the US will continue in the future.

During his visit to Washington DC, as part of his lecturing tour in the US, Ahram Online discussed plans for the inauguration of the GEM and controversial theories on the origins of Egyptian civilization as reflected in the recent Netflix Cleopatra film with renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass.

The US-Africa Leaders’ Summit is expected to complement the outcomes of the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) Egypt hosted in November by strengthening international commitments towards developing countries on climate change, Egypt's Ambassador to the United States Motaz Zahran said.

In an interview with an Al-Ahram correspondent in Washington DC, Samuel Warburg, the regional spokesman for the US State Department, stressed the importance of the coming climate change summit in Sharm El-Sheikh (COP27) and discussed various regional issues.

The world is dealing with widening geopolitical divides and protracted uncertainties due to a variety of reasons, and UN Member States are struggling with declining trust and division, President of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Csaba Kőrösi told Ahram Online in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the ongoing 77th session in New York.

Ambassador David Thorne, Senior Adviser to the Climate Envoy in the United States, expressed his happiness with his recent visit to Egypt as part of the expanded conference organised by the Egyptian-American Chamber of Commerce.

The Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) held its 42nd annual convention in Washington DC on Friday from 17 to 18 June after a two-year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. James Zogby, founder and president of the Arab American Institute, told Al-Ahram daily newspaper that he believes the current bloodshed in Ukraine could have been avoided and, regardless of who emerges the victor, another world is beginning to take shape.

As Russia’s war on Ukraine enters its second month, there is still much to be done by Western powers with regard to imposing a ban on Russian energy exports, Rob Satloff, the executive director of the Washington Institute for Middle East Policy, said in an interview with Al-Ahram daily newspaper.

Moushira Khattab, the first woman president of the National Council for Human Rights, speaks with Sahar Zahran in Washington about Egypt’s efforts to advance human rights