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The U.S. Embassy in Cairo is pleased to announce we are now accepting mail-in applications for some passport renewals! 

Most passport renewals for adults do not require an in-person appearance.  If you are eligible to use Form DS-82 or Form DS-5504, then you may be able renew your U.S. passport by mail.  Please visit  Adult Passport Renewal by Mail  for details of eligibility, application requirements, and where to send your application. Please consult the U.S. Embassy  website  for further information ...
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United States Announces $14.5 Million to Prepare Egyptian University Students for Careers 

March 22, 2021 CAIRO – The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will be providing an additional $14.5 million to prepare Egyptian public university students for career success.  The funding, which brings total U.S. government investment in Career Centers to $33 million, will establish 30 Centers for Career Development at 22 public universities ...
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U.S. Central Command’s Major General Benedict Visits Egypt to Discuss Bilateral Defense Relations 

March 19, 2021 Cairo – U.S. Central Command’s Director for Strategy, Plans, and Policy Major General Scott Benedict visited Egypt, March 17-19.  During his visit, MajGen Benedict met with senior Egyptian officials including Assistant Minster of Defense of Foreign Relations Major General Mohamed Salah, the Egyptian Armament Authority Director, MG Osama Ezzat, and visited Inshas Air Force Base in Sharqeya ...
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Egyptian ENS Sharm El-Sheikh, USS Somerset Perform Passing Exercise  

March 16, 2021 Cairo Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Commander, U.S. FIFTH Fleet Commander, Combined Maritime Forces Public Affairs Office www.cusnc.navy.mil  RED SEA – The Egyptian guided-missile frigate ENS Sharm El-Sheikh (FFG 901) and U.S. amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX), March 14. A PASSEX is an exercise ...
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