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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John Kirby on the Attack at St Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo

Press Setatement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC December 11, 2016 The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack today on Christian worshippers outside St Mark’s Cathedral in Cairo that has killed more than 25 people and injured dozens more. Secretary Kerry spoke this …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

A bomb exploded this morning inside the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo’s Abbassiya District. U.S. Citizens should avoid that area for the remainder of today, Sunday, December 11, 2016. The Embassy < > reminds U.S. citizens to review their personal security plans and remain alert to their surroundings at all times in Egypt. For the …

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