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Message for U.S. Citizens: Update to Country Specific Information for Egypt

The Department of State has completed a periodic update to the Country Specific Information (CSI) page for Egypt, which includes revised information about the security situation in the country. You may access the CSI for Egypt at: The Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to review their personal security plans and remain alert to their surroundings ... Read More»

Secretary Kerry Hosts Plenary Meeting of the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

This morning, Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed to the State Department senior diplomatic representatives from nearly 60 nations, including more than 35 Washington-based ambassadors, from partner countries in the global coalition to counter ISIL. This plenary session was an opportunity for coalition partners to reaffirm our shared resolve to address this common threat and ... Read More»

U.S. Government announces $1.4 million grant to Harpur Memorial Hospital

Menouf, Menoufia – Yesterday, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Thomas Goldberger announced that the U.S. Government has awarded a $1.4 million grant to Harpur Memorial Hospital in Menouf to expand their outpatient clinic to better meet increased community demand for services. “Americans and Egyptians have a legacy of working together to promote the health ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: January 25 Anniversary of 2011 Revolution

The January 25 anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 Revolution was accompanied by security incidents in Cairo and elsewhere in the country. Such incidents have continued to occur throughout the week, notably in Cairo and Alexandria, and there is a heightened risk of violence extending through this weekend. U.S. citizens in Egypt should elevate their security awareness, ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: January 25 Anniversary of 2011 Revolution

January 25, 2015 (Sunday) is a national holiday to commemorate Police Day and is the anniversary of Egypt’s 2011 revolution. Gathering locations in Cairo, to include Tahrir Square, Raba’a al-Adawiya Square, Nadha Square, and perhaps areas in and around government institutions, may attract groups both in celebration and in protest, creating a heightened risk of ... Read More»