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BRIGHT STAR 23 Exercise Highlights Broad U.S.-Egypt Military Partnership and Cooperation

September 1, 2023 Cairo – The United States and Egyptian Armed Forces will jointly lead the BRIGHT STAR 23 military exercise being conducted along with over 30 participating nations at Mohamed Naguib Military Base in Egypt from August 31 to September 14. BRIGHT STAR 2023 builds on the decades-long strategic partnership between the United States and ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Foreign Minister Shoukry of Egypt

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 22, 2023 The following is attributable to Spokesperson Matthew Miller: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke yesterday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry. Secretary Blinken and Foreign Minister Shoukry discussed ongoing efforts to address the conflict in Sudan and the need to find a diplomatic solution in Niger.  The ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Brings Together 400 English Teachers to Advance Egypt’s Education Communities

August 22, 2023 CAIRO – On August 21, 2023, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo held the RELO Cairo Ignite Conference for 400 Egyptian English language teachers, focused on strengthening the English language teaching community in Egypt and sharing best practices among educator communities.  The conference organization was supported by volunteer alumni of the Embassy’s Regional English Language Office (RELO) ... Read More»

Why It Matters To Revive the Black Sea Grain Initiative

Joint Op-Ed from the Embassies of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union in Cairo   Published in Al-Masry Al-Youm August 18, 2023 Hundreds of millions of innocent people around the world are still facing increased food costs, as food supplies were partially disrupted following Russia’s full-scale ... Read More»

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo Welcomes Sean Jones as New Mission Director for USAID in Egypt

August 14, 2023 Cairo – The U.S. Embassy in Cairo welcomes Sean Jones as the new Mission Director for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Egypt. Mission Director Jones brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role, where he will oversee a portfolio of more than 45 projects delivered as ... Read More»