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Statement by the Department of Defense

JUNE 27, 2021 (Attributable to Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby) “At President Biden’s direction, U.S. military forces earlier this evening conducted defensive precision airstrikes against facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups in the Iraq-Syria border region. The targets were selected because these facilities are utilized by Iran-backed militias that are engaged in unmanned aerial vehicle ...
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U.S. Ambassador Visits North Sinai 

June 24, 2021 Cairo – Last week, U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan R. Cohen traveled to Al Arish, North Sinai, where he met North Sinai Governor Major General Mohamed Abdel-Fadel Shousha, toured a U.S. Government funded seawater desalination plant, and discussed security issues with Egypt’s Second Field Army Commander. Ambassador Cohen toured Al Arish’s main desalination ...
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U.S. National Guard Visits Egypt to Begin Long-term Military Partnership

June 15, 2021 Cairo – On June 14, the U.S. State of Texas and the Arab Republic of Egypt formalized a long-term partnership under the U.S. National Guard’s State Partnership Program. Adjutant General of the State of Texas, Major General Tracy R. Norris and Egypt’s Assistant Minister of Defense for International Affairs signed the partnership ...
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Open Competition

The U.S. Embassy Cairo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce an open competition for funding to support programs and projects to strengthen the professional development of the U.S. Embassy Cairo exchange alumni community. The proposals must support strategic engagement to help alumni build on their exchange experiences, meet with ...
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