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Egypt welcomes new political agreement in Sudan

Egypt welcomed on Sunday the new political agreement signed in Khartoum earlier between Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and General Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan to end the month-old political crisis in the country.

Egypt, France, Greece, Cyprus agree on boosting cooperation, advancing regional, global peace

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Greece, Cyprus and France on Friday discussed means of boosting cooperation in various fields including energy, climate change, combating coronavirus, and migration, a communiqué on their meeting in Athens said.

Egypt’s FM urges formulating int’l multilateral system to tackle challenges threatening humanity

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said current challenges threatening the survival of humanity requires the formulation of an international multilateral system based on cooperation and awareness of common destiny.

Prince Charles, Duchess of Cornwall depart Egypt after two-day visit

Britain's Crown Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker – the Duchess of Cornwall – left Egypt on Friday, concluding their two-day visit to the country.

Prince Charles tackles green projects and gender violence with Egyptian entrepreneurs

British Crown Prince Charles visited the Greek Campus in Tahrir square on Friday where he was shown young entrepreneurs’ projects to support ecological projects using digital technology as well as social projects to protect women against violence and harassment.

Pope Tawadros II, Prince Charles discuss climate change, violence against women: Coptic Orthodox Church

Head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros discussed issues of climate change and violence against women with Britain’s Crown Prince Charles on Thursday in Cairo, the Coptic Church announced.

Al-Azhar keen to foster ties with UK, Anglican Church: Grand imam tells Prince Charles

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayyeb affirmed to Britain's Crown Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker – the Duchess of Cornwall – his keenness to enhance scientific, religious, and cultural ties with the United Kingdom and the Anglican Church.

Egypt, Qatar sign agreements to supply Gaza with fuel, building materials

Egypt and Qatar have signed agreements to supply fuel and basic construction materials to the Gaza Strip, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said following a ministerial meeting of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) in Oslo on Wednesday evening.

Egypt re-elected to UNESCO's Executive Board until 2025

Egypt was re-elected on Wednesday to the Executive Board of the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) until 2025 with 130 votes, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt calls for 'integrated vision' to meet needs of Palestinian people, ease economic crisis

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called on Wednesday for the drafting of an “integrated vision” to fulfil the needs of the Palestinian people and help the Palestinian Authority (PA) overcome the economic crisis in the Palestinian territories.

Egypt condemns terrorist attacks in Liverpool and Kampala

Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Al-Azhar condemned on Tuesday the terrorist attacks conducted in each of Liverpool and the Ugandan capital of Kampala this week, affirming its solidarity against terrorism.

Egypt's FM calls for sustainable financing to UN agency for Palestinian refugees

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called on Tuesday for sustainable financing for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees' (UNRWA) programmes to enable the agency to serve the Palestinian refugees.

Judge Ahmed Said Khalil calls for concerted int'l efforts to combat money laundering, financing terrorism

Judge Ahmed Said Khalil, the head of the Financial Action Task Force in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA FATF) and head of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Unit, stressed the importance of intensifying international efforts and coordination to find alternative solutions to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

4th edition of WYF to be held in January, with online registration available till 15 December

The fourth edition of the World Youth Forum (WYF) will be held from 10 to 13 January 2022 in Sharm El-Sheikh under the patronage of Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, the forum’s management announced on Monday.

More African coordination necessary to face terrorism: Egypt’s FM tells AU's Peace and Security Council

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed the necessity to intensify coordination between African countries to eliminate all forms of terrorism, as he addressed the African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) on Monday.

Egypt condemns terrorist attack in northern Burkina Faso

Egypt condemned on Monday a terrorist attack conducted in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday that left dozens of military personnel and civilians dead.

Egypt's new ambassador submits credentials to Qatar's emir

Egypt’s new Ambassador to Qatar Amr El-Sherbini presented on Monday his credentials to the Gulf state's Emir Tamim bin Hamed Al-Thani, the Egyptian foreign ministry announced.

It is critical that Libya conducts its elections on time: Foreign minister

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry reiterated Egypt’s stance on the importance of holding the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections on time in December in a meeting with Vice President of the Libyan Presidential Council Musa Al-Kuni in Cairo on Monday.

Sisi, Putin discuss developments on Dabaa Nuclear Plant, Russian industrial zone

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a phone call on Monday where they touched upon several topics, including means of boosting Egyptian-Russian relations, particularly in terms of economic, industrial, and energy cooperation.

Egypt, UAE FMs discuss boosting economic cooperation

Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Emirati counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan discussed means of boosting Egypt-UAE economic and trade cooperation during a meeting on Sunday on the sidelines of the 12th annual Sir Bani Yas Forum in the UAE.

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