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Attack on Iraq’s Kurdistan 'blatant violation of Iraqi sovereignty': Egypt

Egypt condemned the drone attacks on Iraqi Kurdistan that left tens killed or injured in recent days, describing them as “a blatant violation of the security and sovereignty of Iraq.”

Sharm El-Sheikh conference discusses pension challenges and reforms in Arab world

The Arab Pensions and Social Insurance Conference kicked off on Wednesday under the title ‘Arab Pensions Outlook 2050 – Change and Opportunity’ to discuss challenges facing the pension systems in the Arab world and how to overcome them.

Egypt committed to backing UN peacekeeping, peace-building role: FM Shoukry

Egypt is committed to backing the United Nations peacekeeping and peace-building role, and actively participating in peacekeeping operations in conflict-hit regions, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said.

Egypt condemns repeated Israeli violations at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Egypt condemned the repeated violations by Israeli extremists at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque in full view of the Israeli occupation forces, the foreign ministry stated on Monday.

INTERVIEW: The world is seeing widening geopolitical divides, protracted uncertainties, says UNGA 77 president

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.

Consultations underway between Egypt, Sudan, int'l parties on GERD: Abul-Gheit

Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul-Gheit said that consultations are ongoing between Egypt and Sudan on one side and international parties on the other concerning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute.

A global strategy is needed to address food crisis: FM Shoukry at UNGA 77

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and President Designate of the 27th session of the United Nations Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry called on Saturday for the launch of a comprehensive global strategy to face the current global food crisis.

President Sisi, Sudan's Burhan discuss GERD developments in Cairo meeting

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Saturday the latest developments in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue with Sudan’s chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel-Fattah El-Burhan in Cairo, the Egyptian presidency announced.

Egypt condoles Lebanon, Palestine, Syria over latest tragic deaths of migrants in sunken boat

Egypt has offered its sincere condolences to Lebanon, Palestine and Syria over the death of tens of irregular migrants after their boat sank off the Syrian coast on Friday.

Egypt urges resuming Palestinian-Israeli peace talks to implement two-states solution: Shoukry

Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry urged on Thursday the resumption of negotiations in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process to implement the two-states solution.

Egypt supports fulfillment of constitutional entitlements in Lebanon: Shoukry to PM Mikati

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said Cairo supports the fulfillment of constitutional entitlement in Lebanon in order to achieve stability and help the country overcome current challenges.

Arab liaison group ready to mediate between Russia, Ukraine: FM Shoukry

The liaison group of the League of Arab States tasked with following the Ukrainian crisis is fully ready to mediate between the Russian and Ukrainian sides to find a solution to the crisis, Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said on Thursday.

Russia-Ukraine crisis should be resolved through dialogue: Egypt's FM

Egypt believes the Russia-Ukraine crisis should be resolved through dialogue and diplomatic channels to reach a political settlement, foreign minister Sameh Shoukry told his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov during a meeting on Wednesday.

Egypt’s Shoukry, EU’s Borrel probe energy and food global crisis on UNGA sidelines

Egypt’s Foreign Minister and the President Designate of the 27th session of the United Nations Climate Conference (COP27) Sameh Shoukry discussed on Wednesday the ways to contain the current global food and energy crises with European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

Sisi highlights media's strategic role in supporting countries' efforts for stability, development

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has affirmed Egypt’s belief in the significance of the media’s strategic role in supporting countries’ efforts to achieve stability and development by addressing national issues and raising public awareness.

Egypt intensifying efforts to become a regional energy hub: FM Shoukry in Macron dinner at UNGA

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry said that the current situation in the world prompted Egypt to intensify its efforts to become a regional energy hub, with a focus on supplying natural gas and electrical power to neighbouring countries and boosting local investments in green hydrogen production.

Egypt, Finland agree on finalising contractual frameworks to launch regular flights between them

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Finnish counterpart Pekka Haavisto have affirmed the importance of finalising the outstanding contractual frameworks to launch a regular flight service between Egypt and Finland.

Sudan’s labour minister hails Egypt's decision to extend period for Sudanese expats to legalise their status

Sudanese Minister of Labour and Administrative Reform Suad Al-Tayeb Hassan thanked on Tuesday President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi for giving Sudanese expats in Egypt – who include nearly 5 million workers – a six-month period to legalise their conditions, which will end on 2 October 2022.

Egyptian and Cypriot FMs discuss economic and energy cooperation on sidelines of UNGA

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and his Cypriot counterpart Ioannis Kasoulides agreed on Monday on strengthening various aspects of trade and economic cooperation between the countries.

Egyptian and French FMs discuss bilateral relations on sidelines of UNGA

The foreign ministers of Egypt and France met Monday night to discuss bilateral relations, with a focus on economic cooperation.

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