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Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Egyptian President El-Sisi

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 11, 2024 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with President Abdel Fatteh El-Sisi today in Cairo.  Secretary Blinken expressed appreciation for Egypt’s partnership in assisting the delivery of humanitarian assistance to Palestinians in Gaza. Secretary Blinken and President El-Sisi discussed ongoing efforts to secure the release of all ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Türkiye, Greece, Jordan, Qatar, U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Israel, the West Bank, Bahrain, and Egypt

PRESS STATEMENT MATTHEW MILLER, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JANUARY 4, 2024 Secretary Antony J. Blinken will travel to Istanbul, Türkiye; Crete, Greece; Amman, Jordan; Doha, Qatar; Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates; Al ‘Ula, Saudi Arabia; Tel Aviv, Israel; the West Bank; Manama, Bahrain; and Cairo, Egypt from January 4-11, 2024. Throughout his trip, the Secretary will underscore the importance ... Read More»

Holiday Security Reminders

The U.S. Embassy wishes to remind U.S. citizens in Egypt of existing security guidance as they prepare to undertake holiday travel or attend end of year events.  U.S. citizens are urged to remain alert to local security developments and be vigilant at all times throughout the country. The Department of State’s current  Travel Advisory for Egypt  advises U.S. citizens ... Read More»

The Passing of Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

PRESS STATEMENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 16, 2023 I was saddened to learn of the death of Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.  On behalf of the United States, I extend my sincere condolences to the late Amir’s family and to all Kuwaitis. I had the opportunity to know His Highness personally and appreciated ... Read More»