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U.S. Ambassador Meets Sohag Governor, Visits Abydos, the Red and White Monasteries

Press Release                        June 24, 2021 Sohag, Egypt – U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen met Sohag Governor Major General Tarek Mohamed El Fiqi and visited the Seti I Temple at Abydos and Sohag’s Red and White Monasteries on August 28. The Ambassador affirmed continued support for U.S.-Egypt partnerships that advance cultural preservation, tourism, and broad-based economic ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches 6th Cohort of the Mentor Program

U.S. Embassy – Cairo Press Release                        August 19, 2021 Cairo – Today, U.S. Embassy Minister Counselor for Public Affairs, Lauren Lovelace, delivered closing remarks to the graduates of the 2021 Mentor Program, noting, “this program taps into the cumulative experience of dedicated English teachers throughout Egypt, and amplifies their ability to help hundreds of their ...
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United States Delivers 20 Brand New Buses to North Sinai Governorate

U.S. Embassy – Cairo Press Release August 16, 2021 Cairo – Today, the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 20 new, locally-manufactured buses to the North Sinai Governorate.  These buses, worth $1.8 million, equivalent to EGP 28.4 million, will ensure that communities in Central Sinai have access to workplaces, commerce, ...
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First Visit by U.S. Warship to Egypt’s Berenice Naval Base

Cairo – Guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) visited Egypt’s Berenice Naval Base on August 12, marking the first time a U.S. warship has pulled into the Red Sea base, which officially opened in January 2020.  During the visit, the ship hosted Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), U.S. 5th ...
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