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United States and Egypt Inaugurate Esna Packhouse

Luxor, Egypt – On Monday, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), in cooperation with Egyptian grantee Blue Moon, LTD, a private, woman-owned Egyptian firm and local producer associations, inaugurated the first packhouse for smallholder farmers in Luxor Governorate. The packhouse provides modern processing and storage facilities to help smallholder farmers meet modern-day market demands ...
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U.S-Egypt Bilateral Project Discovers Two Ancient Tombs in Luxor

Luxor – A joint U.S.-Egypt team discovered two ancient Egyptian tombs this month in Luxor in close coordination with the Ministry of Antiquities. Implemented by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), the team is providing hands-on training in conservation and archaeological fieldwork to increase the potential of cultural tourism in Egypt. The two 18th ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

In recent weeks, there has been an increase in the frequency ‎and intensity of security incidents in Egypt, particularly in the greater Cairo area. Extremist rhetoric on social media sites has advocated the targeting of businesses and economic infrastructure ahead of the March 13-15 Egypt Economic Conference that will take place in Sharm El-Sheikh. The ...
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U.S. Embassy-Sponsored Job Fair Attracts Thousands

Cairo-An estimated 10,000 young men and women attended a day-long Job Fair sponsored by the U.S. Embassy at the Greek Campus in downtown Cairo on February 28. The fair offered attendees an opportunity to apply and compete for over 4,000 job vacancies with Egyptian, U.S., and multinational companies. It also addressed the interest of university ...
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U.S. Ambassador Awards over 350 Scholarships for English Language Learning

CAIRO – On Thursday, February 26, in the American University in Cairo’s Ewart Hall, U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Stephen Beecroft awarded scholarships to 352 young Egyptians from all over the country. These Access scholarships from the U.S. Department of State provide two years of high-quality English language classes and extracurricular activities. Additionally, a trip to ...
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