Amid thaw, Egypt’s FM in quake-hit Turkey to show solidarityFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Egypt’s foreign minister arrived in Turkey on Monday to show solidarity with the quake-hit country, in the first high-level visit from Egypt since relations between Ankara and Cairo started to improve after years of friction.
Egypt’s top diplomat in Damascus, meets with Syria’s AssadFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister Monday met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus and promised to deliver more aid to the quake-hit country.
Sameh Shoukry is Egypt's most senior official to visit Syria since 2011, a day after Cairo's parliament speaker, Hanafy el-Gebaly, and a delegation of top Arab lawmakers visited Assad in a push to end Syria’s political isolation.
Italy’s FM meets with Egyptian officials on migration, LibyaJanuary 22, 2023 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Italy’s chief diplomat held talks Sunday with Egyptian and Arab League officials in Cairo that focused on regional security and the conflict in neighboring Libya, as well as sensitive bilateral issues.
Rounding off Africa tour, China’s top diplomat visits EgyptJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — China’s chief diplomat was in Cairo Sunday for talks with Egyptian and Arab League officials, marking his last stop in a multi-leg trip to Africa that aims to consolidate Beijing's footprint across the resource-rich continent.
Egypt: COP27 focus should be climate, not jailed activistNovember 10, 2022 GMT
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt’s foreign minister said Thursday that the focus of the UN climate talks being hosted in his country should be efforts to tackle global warming and not a jailed Egyptian activist who is on a hunger strike.
Egypt calls for pledge fulfillments at climate conferenceNovember 2, 2022 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister Wednesday urged world leaders and negotiators to deliver on previously made pledges to battle climate change ahead of this month's U.N. summit.
Sameh Shoukry, the president of the COP27 climate change conference to be held in the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh on Nov.
Climate summit host cautions nations against ‘zero-sum game’July 19, 2022 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — Egypt's foreign minister called on rich and developing countries to show readiness to compromise at the U.N. climate talks he is set to chair in November, saying Tuesday that the negotiations shouldn't be a “zero-sum game” between wealthier and poorer nations.
Rights groups: Egypt should open civic space ahead of COP27July 12, 2022 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Several dozen organizations Tuesday called on Egypt to end its crackdown on civil society and allow people to exercise freedom of expression ahead of the Egypt-hosted U.N. summit on climate change.
Egypt promises to allow protest, push pledges as COP27 hostMay 24, 2022 GMT
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Egypt, host of the next United Nations summit on climate change, will push countries to make good on their pledges to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions, facilitate “non-adversarial” talks on compensation to developing countries for global warming impacts and allow climate activists to protest, said the incoming president of COP27.
Egypt, Norway to work together on clean energy projectsMarch 31, 2022 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and Norway on Thursday signed an agreement for several projects to enhance their cooperation in developing renewable energy.
Egypt has been racing to launch environment-friendly projects in the lead-up to the 27th U.N.
Egypt backs federal peace deal for ethnically split CyprusDecember 14, 2021 GMT
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Egypt’s foreign minister on Tuesday rebuffed a Turkish push for a two-state peace deal on ethnically divided Cyprus, saying that any talks should adhere to a U.N.-backed road map reunifying the east Mediterranean island nation as a federation.
Greece: Turkey the ‘common denominator’ of region’s troublesNovember 19, 2021 GMT
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s foreign minister Friday called neighbor Turkey “the common denominator” of threats to stability in the region, including the use of migrants as a lever to apply geopolitical pressure.
US, Egypt tackle myriad irritants in strategic talksNovember 8, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Egypt put a brave face on strains in their relationship on Monday amid domestic Egyptian developments and regional crises that are testing long-standing ties between the countries.
US: Human rights will be ‘central’ to relations with EgyptFebruary 23, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Tuesday told Egypt that human rights will be “central” to its policy in dealing with the key Arab state and major American partner in the Middle East...
Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concernsAugust 24, 2017 GMT
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move given the increasingly close ties that have bound the two allies since President Donald Trump took office in January...