Source: Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi receives United States Congressional Delegation

The US delegation stressed that its visit comes within the framework of the special importance that its country attaches to the strategic partnership with Egypt

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received a delegation from the US Congress that included members of the Democratic and Republican parties, headed by Senator Jerry Moran, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The meeting was attended by the Director of the Egyptian General Intelligence Service, Major General Abbas Kamel. The…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, People's Democratic Republic of Algeria |

Algeria: Mr Attaf attends Arab-European ministerial meeting on Palestinian question in Brussels

Algeria is taking part in this meeting in its capacity as an Arab member of the Security Council and as part of its initiatives and efforts on behalf of the Palestinian cause

Assigned by President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Ahmed Attaf, arrived on Sunday in Brussels (Belgium) to take part in an Arab-European ministerial meeting on the Palestinian question. This meeting is a follow-up to the first one held in Riyadh in…

Source: Norwegian Refugee Council |

On-the-record update on situation in Gaza, Palestine

More than 800,000 have been displaced from Rafah since Israel announced operations there earlier this month

Media update from the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) on the latest situation in Gaza, Thursday 23 May 2024. An update from Suze van Meegen, NRC’s head of operations in Gaza: “The city of Rafah is now comprised of three entirely different worlds: the east is an archetypal war zone, the…

Source: Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt |

President El-Sisi Meets Jordan's Prime Minister and Minister of Defense

The Jordanian Prime Minister conveyed the greetings and appreciation of King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, to President El-Sisi

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Dr. Bisher Khasawneh. The meeting was also attended by Prime Minister, Dr. Mustafa Madbouly. Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Dr. Ahmed Fahmy, said the Jordanian Prime Minister conveyed the greetings and appreciation…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

United Arab Emirates strongly condemns Israeli forces invasion and seizure of Rafah border crossing

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) reaffirmed its strong condemnation of any forced displacement of the brotherly Palestinian people, and all practices that violate the resolutions of international legitimacy and international and humanitarian law

The UAE has condemned in the strongest terms the Israeli forces invasion and seizure of the Rafah border crossing in southern Gaza, and warned against military escalation that threatens to cause the loss of more innocent life and exacerbate the humanitarian catastrophe in the Gaza Strip. Furthermore, the UAE stresses…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Islamic Republic of Iran |

Iranian South African Foreign Ministers (FMs) discuss Gaza carnage Iran’s response to Israel

The Iranian foreign minister lauded the South African government for its historic initiative to file a lawsuit with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against the Zionist regime for committing genocide

Foreign Minister of South Africa Naledi Pandor, in a phone call with her Iranian counterpart Hossein Amirabdollahian who is in  New York, discussed the latest developments in the two country’s bilateral ties and the situation in West Asia, especially following Iran’s legitimate response to the Zionist regime’s recent military attack…

Source: Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi receives the Director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service

The meeting focused on the regional situation, primarily ways to achieve stability in the Middle East amid the crisis in the Gaza Strip and the escalating tension in the region

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, Sergei Naryshkin, and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was attended by Director of the General Intelligence Service, Major General Abbas Kamel. Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Dr. Ahmed Fahmy, said the meeting focused…

Source: Republic of South Africa: Department of International Relations and Cooperation |

South Africa concerned at possible escalation of hostilities in the Middle East

South Africa emphasises that all parties must exercise the utmost restraint and avoid any act that would escalate tensions in a particularly fragile region

The Government of South Africa is gravely concerned at developments in the Middle East following the retaliatory action by the Islamic Republic of Iran against Israel following Israel’s attacks on Iran’s Embassy in Damascus, Syria, on 1 April 2024. As the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres has stated,…

Source: Presidency of the Arab Republic of Egypt |

Egypt: President El-Sisi meets the Palestinian Prime Minister

President El-Sisi welcomed the Palestinian Prime Minister, wishing him and the new Palestinian government success in their efforts to achieve the aspirations of the Palestinian people

Today, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Palestinian Prime Minister, Dr. Mohammed Mustafa, and his accompanying delegation, including Minister of Planning, Wael Zakout. The meeting was also attended by Prime Minister, Dr. Mustafa Madbouly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Planning and Economic Development, Dr. Hala El-Said, in…

Source: United Nations (UN) |

Activities of Secretary-General in Egypt, 22-24 March

He told reporters that “it is monstrous that after so much suffering over so many months, Palestinians in Gaza are marking Ramadan with Israeli bombs still falling, bullets still flying, artillery still pounding and humanitarian assistance still facing obstacle upon obstacle”

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, arrived in Cairo from Brussels on Friday night, 22 March. On Saturday morning, he arrived in Al Arish in North Sinai on a plane provided by the Government of Egypt.  In Al Arish, he was welcomed by the Governor of North Sinai, Major-General Mohamed Abdel-Fadil Shousha. In…