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U.S. Embassy Supports the Sixth Edition of Breaking Walls Festival to Celebrate Creativity and Artistic Expression

February 23, 2024 CAIRO – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is proud to join fellow sponsors in supporting the sixth edition of the Breaking Walls Festival from February 22 to March 1, celebrating contemporary dance and performing arts. The festival is a collaboration between U.S., Egyptian, and international artists, developing performances that connect people and’s ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Egyptian President El-Sisi

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 6, 2024 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi today in Cairo.  Secretary Blinken and President El-Sisi discussed ongoing efforts to secure the release of all hostages held by Hamas. The Secretary expressed appreciation for Egypt’s leadership role in facilitating the delivery of humanitarian ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Israel, and the West Bank

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 2, 2024 Secretary Antony Blinken will travel to Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Israel, and the West Bank February 4-8, 2024, his fifth trip to the region since the October 7 terrorist attacks. The Secretary will continue diplomatic efforts to reach an agreement that secures the release of all ... Read More»

Capturing History, Unveiling Perspectives: U.S. Embassy sponsors first-ever Alexandria Photo Week

February 1, 2024 CAIRO – The U.S. Embassy is proud to sponsor the first-ever Alexandria Photo Week, February 1 to 10. Through a partnership between Photopia and U.S. Embassy Cairo, Alexandria Photo Week will host photojournalists, commercial photographers, filmmakers, and photo documentarians from Alexandria and the Nile Delta, across the Middle East, and around the ... Read More»