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Egypt president meets Zambian counterpart ahead of 22nd COMESA Summit

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi met with his Zambian counterpart Hakainde Hichilema on Thursday, ahead of the 22nd Summit of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) in the Zambian capital Lusaka.

Egypt and Jordan committed to a just solution for Palestinian cause: Speaker in Amman

The speaker of the House of Representatives Hanafy El-Gebaly stressed that Egypt and Jordan will continue to work together to achieve economic integration among Arab countries and at the same time find solutions for regional problems, particularly the Palestinian cause.

Sisi meets with Angolan President Lourenço in Luanda on start of African tour

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Angola’s President João Lourenço discussed means of strengthening bilateral relations as well as a host of pertinent African issues in the Angolan capital of Luanda on Wednesday.

Sisi embarks on Africa tour to push economic ties and continental integration

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will start on Tuesday an Africa tour that includes Angola, Zambia and Mozambique to strengthen relations with these countries as well as push economic integration on the continental level.

Sisi, Netanyahu vow full coordination to investigate border incident

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed Saturday’s deadly exchange of gunfire between border guards in a phone call Tuesday, emphasizing the importance of full coordination to determine the circumstances behind the incident.

Sisi hopes African initiative will contribute to settling Russian-Ukrainian conflict

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi expressed his hope that the African initiative to mediate in the Russian-Ukrainian crisis would contribute to settling the conflict.

Egyptian National Dialogue's 3rd session postponed for one week

The third session of the National Dialogue's political, economic and social tracks will be postponed for one week until the damages to the dialogue's venue, caused by the recent adverse weather conditions, are fully repaired.

Egypt, Mauritania presidents urge Ethiopia to adopt middle-ground solution on GERD

Egyptian and Mauritanian presidents called on Ethiopia to adopt one of the middle-ground solutions proposed during negotiations regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

VIDEO: First Lady Jill Biden ‘saw parts of what makes Egypt great’: US Embassy

The US Embassy in Cairo said on Saturday that the short visit of First Lady Jill Biden to Cairo “gave her a glimpse of what Umm Al-Dunya (Mother of the World) has to offer."

Egypt seeks stronger cooperation with the BRICS bloc: FM Shoukry

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt seeks stronger cooperation with the BRICS bloc, stressing that the current global crises require urgent dialogue among developing countries on ways to promote peace and prosperity.

In Photos: US first lady explores Al-Azhar Mosque, Great Pyramids in Egypt visit

US First Lady Jill Biden embarked on a captivating tour of Egypt's rich cultural heritage, exploring Cairo's thousand year old Al-Azhar Mosque and the Great Pyramids of Giza, during her ongoing two-day visit to the country.

Egypt president, Qatar emir to launch joint initiative to aid Sudanese people

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani have jointly announced an initiative to provide support to the Sudanese people.

Egyptian FM to attend Turkish President Erdogan's inauguration

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry is heading to Ankara to attend the inauguration of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday, representing Egypt on behalf of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.

US First Lady Jill Biden starts a 2-day visit to Egypt on Friday

US First Lady Jill Biden arrives in Cairo Friday, 2 June on a two-day visit to Egypt, the US embassy in Cairo announced.

Egypt FM probes bilateral cooperation and regional issues with Slovenian counterpart

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed in a telephone call with Slovenia’s Minister of European and Foreign Affairs Tanja Fajon ways to boost economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.

Norway's funding of Egypt's youth employment projects 'best investment': Ambassador

Hilda Klemetsdal, Norway's ambassador to Cairo, said on Thursday that her country is providing a $3.5 million grant to finance youth employment projects in Egypt because it believes investing in youth and women is the "best investment" in the future.

Egypt hosts AU workshop on post-conflict reconstruction and development policy

Egypt hosted on Wednesday a three-day workshop to review the African Union's post-conflict reconstruction and development policy.

Strong Egypt-IMF cooperation provides positive climate for Egyptian economy: Sisi to Georgieva

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed to Director General of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva that strong cooperation between Egypt and the fund provides a positive climate for the Egyptian economy.

Egypt reiterates unwavering support to Palestinians during PM visit to Cairo

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and head of the General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel held separate meetings with Palestinian Prime Minister Mohamed Shtayyeh to bolster support for and alleviate the suffering of the Palestinian people.

Egyptian FM Shoukry signs MoU with Hungary in plant health cooperation

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry signed Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in agricultural quarantine and plant health.

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