Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (May 19, 2019)

Subject: Alert: Reports of Roadside Bomb Attack on Tourist Bus in Giza Location: Egypt Event:  Reports of Roadside Bomb Injuring Tourists Near the New Egyptian Museum in Giza We are aware of a reported attack on a tourist bus in the museum complex near the Pyramids in the Giza area, resulting in injuries.  We are not aware ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: CDC suspends U.S. entry of dogs from Egypt

5/13/19: Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (May 13, 2019) Subject: Message for U.S. Citizens: CDC suspends U.S. entry of dogs from Egypt Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Notice by CDC of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from Egypt On May 10, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the ...
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U.S. Women Soccer Stars Lead Coaching Workshop for Egyptian Players and Coaches

  Cairo –U.S. Women’s Soccer stars Linda Hamilton and Tiffany Marie Roberts will lead a coaching workshop for female players and their coaches from the Egyptian women’s Premiere League teams, May 12-16. Hamilton and Roberts are joined by retired U.S. Men’s soccer star Jeffery Alan Agoos. The three Americans are visiting Egypt as part of ...
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On the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 5, 2019 On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, I extend best wishes to Muslim communities at home and abroad for a blessed Ramadan. For many Muslims, this month is an occasion to focus on spiritual rejuvenation, kindness and resilience, compassion for those ...
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Celebration of 40 Years of Peace between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Israel

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON April 30, 2019 Celebration of 40 Years of Peace between the Arab Republic of Egypt and the State of Israel Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo hosted a ceremony today to celebrate and commemorate forty years of peace between the Arab Republic of ...
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Earth Day 2019: Protecting Our Species

April 23, 2019 Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo marked Earth Day 2019 on April 22 by highlighting the need to “Protect Our Species” with friends of Egypt’s environment at the Maadi Public Library.  The program raised awareness of the dangers faced by all species through presentations on Egypt’s biodiversity, the Migratory Soaring Birds ...
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Advancing the U.S. Maximum Pressure Campaign On Iran

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 22, 2019 The United States is not granting any Significant Reduction Exceptions to existing importers of Iranian oil. Maximum pressure means maximum pressure. Secretary Pompeo announced his decision not to grant any Significant Reduction Exceptions to existing importers of Iranian oil. As the Secretary has said, ...
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U.S. Embassy Supports University Linkages Between Egypt and America

Cairo – Continuing its ongoing support to Egypt’s educational sector, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and AMIDEAST, welcomes to Egypt this week a delegation of senior university administrators from the United States.  This visit is connecting American universities to the Ministry’s efforts to promote the establishment ...
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Sudan Transition Underway

 STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON April 11, 2019 Sudan Transition Underway The United States is closely monitoring the situation unfolding in Khartoum.  The recent demonstrations clearly articulated the will of the Sudanese people to end Omar al Bashir’s rule.  We commend the Sudanese people for maintaining peaceful demonstrations since December 2018.  Sudan has the opportunity to ...
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Remarks by President Trump and President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt Before Bilateral Meeting

Oval Office April 9, 2019 12:17 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  It’s a great honor to be with President Al Sisi of Egypt.  We have many things to discuss, as you can imagine: military, trade. And I have to say that a lot of progress has been made in a lot of ...
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President Donald J. Trump Remains Commited to Egypt and Middle East Stability

April 9, 2019 “It’s a great honor to be with President El-Sisi, a friend—a great friend—of Egypt. And we have very special things happening. Our relationship has never been stronger. And we’re working with Egypt on many different fronts, including military and trade.” – President Donald J. Trump A STRATEGIC AND POWERFUL PARTNERSHIP: The United States ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson  READOUT April 9, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met yesterday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi in Washington.  The Secretary and the President reaffirmed the strength ...
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Secretary Pompeo Announces Intent To Designate IRGC as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Remarks to the Press Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC April 8, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. I’m here to make an important foreign policy announcement concerning the Islamic Republic of Iran. Today the United States is continuing to build its maximum pressure campaign against the Iranian regime. I am ...
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Intent To Designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps as a Foreign Terrorist Organization

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 8, 2019 Today, the Secretary of State announced his intent to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), including its Qods Force, as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act. This designation is a historic step to counter Iran-backed ...
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Secretary Pompeo on the situation in Libya

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC April 7, 2019 The United States is deeply concerned about fighting near Tripoli. We have made clear that we oppose the military offensive by Khalifa Haftar’s forces and urge the immediate halt to these military operations against the Libyan capital. Forces should return to status ...
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American Music Abroad and U.S. Embassy Bring “The T-Sisters” to Egypt

March 31, 2019  Cairo – American folk band “The T Sisters” are bringing their “indie folk” sound to Cairo, courtesy of the U.S. Embassy and American Music Abroad (AMA).  The band features the vocal harmonies of sisters Erika, Rachel, and Chloe Tietjen.  The T Sisters will be performing two public concerts and will be collaborating ...
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U.S. and Egypt Hold 31st Military Cooperation Committee Meeting

March 28, 2019 Senior delegations from the United States and the Arab Republic of Egypt met March 20-22 in Washington, D.C., for the 31st meeting of the Military Cooperation Committee (MCC). The MCC is the premier bilateral defense forum for coordinating defense cooperation, identifying shared security objectives, and consulting on a wide array of strategic ...
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CDA Thomas Goldberger Remarks on the 40th Anniversary of Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty

March 26, 2019 Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for joining us to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Peace Treaty between Egypt and Israel—an agreement that brought an end to decades of war, devastation, and human suffering. The Peace Treaty was preceded by the 1978 Camp David Accords, and was the product ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Readout March 26, 2019The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry in Washington.  The Secretary recognized the Foreign Minister’s dedication to strengthening the U.S.-Egypt bilateral relationship.  The Secretary and the ...
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USAID Administrator Launches Centers of Excellence to Link Egyptian and U.S. Universities

March 26, 2019 Cairo – During his visit to Egypt this week, Administrator for the United States Agency for International Development Mark Green launched three Centers of Excellence at an inaugural event hosted by Ain Shams University. The Centers, a $90 million investment by the American people, aim to create lasting partnerships between Egyptian public ...
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USAID Administrator Kicks Off Farm Productivity Project in Upper Egypt

March 25, 2019 Luxor – During his visit to Egypt, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green launched a $37 million project to enhance productivity across Egypt’s entire agricultural value chain, beginning on the farm and extending to when products reach consumers. The “Feed the Future” project helps farmers in Upper Egypt ...
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USAID Administrator Celebrates Kom Ombo Temple Project

March 25, 2019 Kom Ombo – United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green and Chargé d’Affaires Thomas H. Goldberger joined the Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Anany and Aswan Governor General Ahmed Ibrahim in celebrating the completion of a groundwater lowering system at Kom Ombo Temple. “Rising groundwater is a threat to ...
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Administrator Mark Green’s Visit to Egypt

Readout For Immediate Release Sunday, March 24, 2019 Administrator Mark Green met today in Egypt with USAID partners from civil society, entrepreneurs, representatives from religious communities, and Government of Egypt leaders. First, Administrator Green met with USAID implementing partners representing civil society to discuss their perspectives on challenges and opportunities for non-governmental organizations (NGO) in ...
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U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Commander Makes First Visit to Egypt

March 13, 2019 CAIRO – Vice Admiral Jim Malloy, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), visited Egypt March 12. This was Vice Admiral Malloy’s first visit to Egypt after taking command of NAVCENT. He met with senior Egyptian naval leaders in Alexandria to explore ways to enhance the strategic security relationship between Egypt and ...
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Embassy Visit to Rod El Farag Water Treatment Plant Highlights U.S. Support for Clean Water for all Egyptians

March 12, 2019 CAIRO – Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger and other U.S. Embassy representatives, including USAID Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin and Senior Regional Agricultural Attache Mariano Beillard, visited Cairo’s main water treatment plant at Rod El Farag on March 12, 2019. In 1986, the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), ...
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U.S. Charge d’Affaires Highlights U.S. Support for Egypt During Trip to Minya

March 11, 2019  MINYA – U.S. Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger visited the city of Minya. Joining the Binational Fulbright Commission in Egypt in an event celebrating the Fulbright Commission’s 70th year in Egypt, Charge Goldberger and members of the Embassy team met the President of Minya University, Dr. Mustafa Abdel Nabi Abdel Rahman and his ...
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U.S. Embassy Congratulates Mama Maggie on Receiving the International Woman of Courage Award

March 7, 2019 CAIRO – The United States Embassy in Cairo warmly congratulates Magda Gobran, also known as Mama Maggie, who will receive an International Woman of Courage Award from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and First Lady Melania Trump in Washington, DC on March 7. Mama Maggie epitomizes the courage and leadership required to ...
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U.S. Embassy Cairo Celebrates Women in Film at the 3rd Aswan International Women’s Film Festival

March 7, 2019  CAIRO – In partnership with the Aswan International Women’s Film Festival, the Embassy brought Egyptian-American film producer Dina Emam to Egypt on February 25th and 26th to lead a workshop and meet one-on-one with female Egyptian filmmakers. Dina Emam is best known for her work on the film “Yomeddine.” “We are delighted ...
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2019 International Women of Courage Award Recipients Announced

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release​ MEDIA NOTE March 5, 2019 2019 International Women of Courage Award Recipients Announced Secretary of State Pompeo to Honor Awardees on March 7; Special Remarks by First Lady of the United States MelaniaTrump On Thursday, March 7, Secretary of State Pompeo will host the Annual International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards at the U.S. ...
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Deadline Extended to MARCH 22 for 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit Applications

March 4, 2019 CAIRO – Attention all Egyptian entrepreneurs: The deadline to apply for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit has been extended to March 22nd! Are you an Egyptian entrepreneur with an investment-ready project?  Are you looking to scale up an existing, successful product or idea? Then apply today for your spot at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit ...
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Egypt and U.S. unveil new groundwater system at Catacombs of Kom El-Shuqafa

March 4, 2019 Alexandria – In support of Egypt’s vital tourism industry, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger joined Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Anany and Alexandria Governor Dr. Abdul Aziz Qansua to celebrate the completion of a groundwater lowering system at the Catacombs of Kom El-Shuqafa on Sunday, March 3. “This site has rich cultural ...
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Merger of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON March 3, 2019 Merger of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem On March 4, 2019, U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem will merge into U.S. Embassy Jerusalem to form a single diplomatic mission. This step follows Secretary Pompeo’s ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (February 27, 2019)

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Train Accident at Ramsis Train Station in Cairo Further to previous reporting, Egyptian authorities are characterizing the incident at Ramsis train station this morning as an accident.  There are reports of many people dead and injured. Several social media sites carry footage of an apparent runaway train that hit a barrier at the ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (February 27, 2019)

Location: Cairo, Egypt Event:  Security Incident at Ramsis Train Station in Cairo Authorities report a train accident at the Ramsis Station in Ramsis Square, Al Fagalah, Cairo. Please avoid the area and monitor local media for updates. Actions to Take: Avoid area of Ramsis Train Station.   Monitor local media for updates. Please sign up for Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ...
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USAID Funds Partnerships between Leading Egyptian and American Universities

February 26, 2019 CAIRO – Three leading universities in Egypt will partner with American universities to create Centers of Excellence in energy, water, and agriculture. Supported by an investment of $90 million through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the three Centers will establish linkages between Egyptian universities and leading universities in the United ...
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Women’s History Month 2019

The United Nations first declared March 8 to be International Women’s Day in 1975.  It is an occasion to celebrate women’s contributions to society and to raise awareness of the issues and obstacles that women continue to face. March is also Women’s History Month, an opportunity to reflect on and emphasize the role women have ...
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Calling All Egyptian Entrepreneurs: Apply Today for the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

February 21, 2019 CAIRO – Are you an Egyptian entrepreneur with an investment-ready project?  Are you looking to scale up an existing, successful product or idea? Then apply today for your spot at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES)!  Apply here: https://www.ges2019nl.nl/ GES is the premier annual gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and innovative thinkers. This year, ...
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U.S. Embassy Condemns Terror Attack in Cairo

February 19, 2019 CAIRO – The United States Embassy in Cairo unequivocally condemns the terrorist incident in Cairo yesterday.  We deplore all forms of terrorism and honor the brave police officers who gave their lives to protect their fellow citizens. We offer our condolences to their families and wishes for a quick recovery to those ...
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Egypt Assumes African Union Presidency

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Robert Palladino, Deputy Spokesperson February 13, 2019   The United States congratulates Egypt on the start of its presidency of the African Union and looks forward to working together on the shared goal of a stable and prosperous Africa. During Egypt’s chairpersonship, ...
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Joint Statement on Syria

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 6, 2019 Media Note   We, the Foreign Ministers and representatives of Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, met today in Washington to continue our work in support of the UN’s efforts to achieve ...
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Secretary Pompeo at the Meeting of Ministers of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release February 6, 2019 Remarks Loy Henderson Auditorium Washington, D.C. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. What a glorious group to see assembled, and thank you all for traveling here to Washington for this important meeting. Over the course of the last year, five partners have now ...
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Secretary Pompeo on Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 4, 2019 We welcome the decision today by Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to recognize Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela. We are also heartened by ...
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Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through inhuman conditions, discrimination, and prolonged hardship—that emerged the vibrant culture, singular accomplishments, and ...
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Black History Month – 2019

Throughout February, the U.S. Embassy Cairo will host a variety of programs in honor of African American History Month!. Check this page regularly as we add our activities through the month. “National African American History Month is an occasion to rediscover the enduring stories of African Americans and the gifts of freedom, purpose, and opportunity ...
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U.S. Embassy Cairo Brings American “Writers’ Room” to Egypt

February 3, 2019 Cairo – During January 2019, the U.S. Embassy collaborated with the Middle East Media Initiative (MEMI), and Egyptian script development and screenwriters hub Birthmark Scenario to conduct a weeklong series of workshops for television scriptwriters.  These workshops provided Egyptian screenwriters with face-to-face access to expert American screenwriters in order to exchange ideas ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Interview With Rich Edson of Fox News

Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt January 11, 2019 QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, thank you so much for joining us. SECRETARY POMPEO: Rich, it’s great to be with you this morning. QUESTION: We’re in Egypt, where the State Department says it wants broader cooperation with Egypt on human rights. Is it difficult when President Sisi says, ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Interview With Amal Roushdy of Egyptian State Television

Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt January 11, 2019 QUESTION: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, I appreciate your time, and let me first start very quickly and briefly with your feedback about your visit to Egypt, including the meetings you held here. SECRETARY POMPEO: Well, thanks. It’s great to be with you. We had ...
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Visit of Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo to Egypt

Secretary Pompeo’s Interview With Rich Edson of Fox News Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Cairo, Egypt January 11, 2019 QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, thank you so much for joining us. SECRETARY POMPEO: Rich, it’s great to be with you this morning. QUESTION: We’re in Egypt, where the State Department says it wants broader cooperation with Egypt on human rights. Is it difficult when President Sisi says, ...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo’s Remarks at the Al Fattah Al Alim Mosque at the New Administrative Capital

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State New Administrative Capital Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019   SECRETARY POMPEO: (In progress) chance to tour both the new cathedral and now this, a beautiful house of worship as well. It is truly a testament to the Egyptian people, the capacity to exercise their faith and their freedoms here ...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo’s Remarks to the Press at the New Administrative Capital

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State New Administrative Capital Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Just wanted to say this is a – I hope you all get a chance to see a truly remarkable place where you can see religious liberty, religious freedom at work in this special country. President Sisi clearly made a ...
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Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo A Force for Good: America Reinvigorated in the Middle East

Speech Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State The American University in Cairo Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 Thank you, Frank. Thank you to Frank Ricciardone. Thank you for your service to America as well, in addition to the duties that you perform here. I’ve had the good fortune to be a frequent visitor here to ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Press Availability With Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry

Press Availability Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Ministry of Foreign Affairs Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 FOREIGN MINISTER SHOUKRY: (Via translation) Ladies and Gentlemen, I am happy to welcome Secretary Pompeo. I had the honor of meeting him this morning after his meeting with President Sisi. During the meeting, the deep-rooted strategic bilateral relations ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson Edit the translation in العربية For Immediate Release Readout January 10, 2019The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today in Cairo. The Secretary reiterated the United States’ commitment to the strategic partnership with Egypt and in its fight ...
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Attack in Giza

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC December 28, 2018 The United States strongly condemns the attack carried out today on a tourist bus in Giza. Our deepest condolences go out to the families of those killed and we wish a quick recovery for those injured. We are unaware of any American citizen casualties ...
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U.S. Supports Sustainable Tourism in Egypt’s Red Sea Governorate

December 13, 2018  Marsa Alam – In support of Egypt’s economic development and the prosperity of the hundreds of thousands of Egyptians that work in Egypt’s tourism industry, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on December 13 participated in the inauguration of an interpretive center, an ecotourism enterprise, and a refrigeration facility to conclude ...
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Op-Ed by Thomas Goldberger: Celebrating Entrepreneurship All Year Long

Op-Ed by Thomas Goldberger, U.S. Embassy Cairo Chargé d’Affaires As published on December 13, 2018 by Ahram Weekly Newspaper: http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/News/26066.aspx Celebrating Entrepreneurship All Year Long The US Embassy in Cairo is committed to supporting Egyptian entrepreneurs throughout the year, including through the Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund, writes Thomas Goldberger. Since 2007, American embassies around the world celebrate the spirit of ...
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CDA Goldberger’s Remarks at a Holiday Event for the Cairo Friends of the Opera House

For Eden and me, one of the unexpected pleasures of living in Cairo has been the opportunity to immerse ourselves in a thriving cultural environment. We have enjoyed all of the different forms of art and culture that Cairo offers, and have especially enjoyed getting to know the unique institution of the Cairo Opera House, ...
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Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen to Travel to Cairo, Egypt

December 10, 2018 WASHINGTON – Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen will travel to Cairo, Egypt, as part of her ongoing dialogue with foreign leaders about the ways, we as international partners, can work together to combat emerging transnational threats. While in Cairo, Secretary Nielsen will participate in bilateral meetings with senior Government ...
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Remarks by Charge d’Affaires Thomas Goldberger at a reception in honor of the American companies participating in the 2018 Egyptian Defense Expo

  December 4, 2018 Good evening ladies and gentlemen, excellencies, distinguished colleagues from the diplomatic and military attaché corps, and, most of all, the many representatives of the private sector here in Cairo to participate in the first Egyptian Defense Exposition. Before I continue, I would like to ask you all to join me in ...
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U.S. Welcomes First Egypt Defense Expo With Government, Military and Private Sector Participation

December 2, 2018 Cairo – The U.S. Mission to Egypt congratulates Egypt on the first international Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX) and warmly welcomes the over forty (40) American companies and organizations participating in this important event. Many of the U.S. exhibitors are represented by senior officials from their headquarters. American companies offer the most technologically advanced defense solutions ...
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With U.S. Support, Centers for Career Development Prepare Egyptian Students for the Future

November 29, 2018 Cairo – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to announce the launch of two centers for career development at Alexandria University. This project was done in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and the American University in Cairo. The Centers – one at the Faculty of Commerce and ...
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Secretary Pompeo on The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statement by Secretary Pompeo Office of the Spokesperson November 23, 2018Violence against women is a global issue that affects millions of people annually. Every woman and girl deserves a life free from violence. The Unites States is committed to advancing gender equality and preventing and responding to all forms of violence against women and girls, ...
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USAID Supports the Launch of Egypt’s First Women Entrepreneurs Network

November 18, 2018 Cairo – As part of the U.S. government’s support for entrepreneurship in Egypt in general and as part of the U.S. Embassy’s long-standing commitment to economic development in Egypt, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has cooperated with a number of Egyptian organizations to launch the Women Entrepreneurs Network (WEN).  The ...
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Palermo Conference on Libya – STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC November 13, 2018 The United States welcomes the conclusions announced by the Government of Italy following the November 12-13 conference on Libya in Palermo, which brought Libyan and international leaders together to advance our shared goal of helping Libya’s institutions break their political deadlock and ensure a ...
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INJAZ Egypt and U.S. Embassy Cairo Launch Startup Egypt 2019

November 13, 2018 Cairo – At an event marking Global Entrepreneurship Week, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and INJAZ Egypt announced the launch of Startup Egypt, one of the largest entrepreneurship pipelines in the country. Startup Egypt takes a sustainable, long-term approach to entrepreneurship by enrolling enthusiastic and creative graduates between the ages of 21 ...
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U.S. Helps Egyptians Hone Skills During Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 12, 2018 Cairo – This year, the U.S. Mission in Egypt is celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) by helping to energize Egypt’s entrepreneurship ecosystem, especially among youth.  Between November 12-18, Egyptian audiences will be able to take part in talks, workshops, and lectures being offered across the country, including at Cairo’s Maadi Public Library American Corner and Greek ...
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U.S. Condemns Deadly Attack in Egypt

Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC November 2, 2018 ________________________________ The Department of State condemns today’s deadly attack on a bus heading towards a Coptic Christian monastery in Upper Egypt. We extend our condolences to the families of these innocent victims. We remain steadfast in our support of Egypt’s efforts to combat terrorism ...
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Boston Marathon Sports Envoys Develop Sports Tourism, Mentor Young Athletes

  Alexandria – Egyptian and American athletes rallied around their shared love for running and promoting health and fitness this past week as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Sports Envoy program.  CEO of the Boston Athletic Association Tom Grilk, 1983 Boston Marathon champion Greg Meyer, and 1985 Boston Marathon champion Lisa Rainsberger were ...
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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO CANNOT ACCESS STATE ELECTION WEBSITES

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR OVERSEAS VOTERS WHO CANNOT ACCESS STATE ELECTION WEBSITES October 18, 2018 — Alexandria, Va. — The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) has become aware of reports that some overseas voters are unable to access their state’s online voter registration and election systems. This is primarily due to states blocking web traffic from ...
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The Chargé d’Affaires’ Speech at the Egyptian Community Impact Session

The CDA’s Speech at Egyptian Community Impact Session of the AmCham and U.S. Chamber’s U.S. Business Mission to Egypt Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Good morning ladies and gentlemen. It’s a pleasure to be with you.  I would like to start by thanking the leadership of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt: Tarek Tawfik and his ...
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First Lady Melania Trump’s Visit to Cairo, Egypt

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the First Lady FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 6, 2018 First Lady Melania Trump’s Visit to Cairo, Egypt First Lady Melania Trump landed in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday Morning.  Entissar Amer, the First Lady of the Arab Republic of Egypt and Thomas Goldberger, the Chargé d’Affaires of the United States Embassy ...
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American Arts Incubator with Gene Felice: November 28 to December 21, 2018

U.S. Consulate General Alexandria, in collaboration with ZERO1 and El Horreya Creativity Center of Art at Alexandria, announces an open call for participants in the American Arts Incubator program. ­­ El Horreya Creativity Center of Art at Alexandria will host the program from November 28 to December 21. Visiting American Artist Gene Felice will teach evening workshops that ...
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USAID, Ministry of Education Inaugurate Career Centers at Mansoura University

October 2, 2018 Mansoura – The U.S. government, in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the American University in Cairo, celebrated the launch of two career development centers at Mansoura University this week. “These centers will help students prepare for, and attain, employment,” said USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin.  ...
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U.S. and Egypt Collaborate on Cultural Property Protection

September 26, 2018 Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo has concluded a week-long workshop in Cairo in partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on how to protect cultural property and investigate cases of illegally exported antiquities.  Trainers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, and the Cultural Antiquities ...
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Dina El Wedidi Brings Electrifying Mix of Contemporary, Classic Egyptian Music to the United States

September 26, 2018 Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo in partnership with the Center Stage arts exchange program is pleased to announce the U.S. tour of Dina Elwedidi and her band September 15 to October 19 across the United States.  Her tour will feature a mix of smaller shows and larger concerts in the ...
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Remarks by President Trump and President Al-Sisi of the Arab Republic of Egypt Before Bilateral Meeting

September 24, 2018 United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 5:23 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP: Well, thank you very much. It’s a great honor to be with President Al-Sisi, a friend — a great friend — of Egypt. And we have very special things happening. Our relationship has never been stronger. And we’re working with ...
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Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt

September 24, 2018Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi of Egypt during the United Nations General Assembly.  The two leaders underscored the importance of the strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt.  President Trump reiterated his commitment to the security, stability, and prosperity of Egypt.  Both leaders discussed the ...
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Youssra El Hawary Brings Contemporary Egyptian Music to American Audiences

September 23, 2018 Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo in partnership with the Center Stage arts exchange program is pleased to announce the U.S. debut of Youssra El Hawary.  Youssra and her band will tour from September 11 to October 12 across the United States, featuring a number of musical residences, artist-to-artist exchanges, and public ...
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United States Commits $13.8 Million in Water Sector Support for Egypt

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