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U.S. forces participate in Exercise Bright Star in Egypt 

September 5, 2021 By: U.S. Central Command Public Affairs TAMPA, Fla.  –  The U.S., along with forces from partner nations, have joined the Arab Republic of Egypt for Exercise Bright Star 2021 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt on Sept.  2 – 16. This exercise will build off the success of Bright Star 2018. Approximately 600 U.S. military ...
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U.S. Ambassador Visits Upper Egypt Heritage Sites, Funded with Millions of U.S. Dollars

August 29, 2021 Cairo, Egypt – U.S. Ambassador to Egypt Jonathan R. Cohen visited U.S. government-funded cultural heritage sites and met local officials, program partners, and U.S. exchange alumni in Sohag and Luxor governorates August 28-29, 2021. Ambassador Cohen said, “This has been a productive visit to Upper Egypt – from the Red and White ...
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The United States and Egypt Extend Science and Technology Cooperation Agreement

August 31, 2021 Cairo– Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen and Deputy Minister of Higher Education for Scientific Research Affairs Dr. Yasser Refaat Abdelfattah extended the U.S.- Egypt Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation for five years at a signing ceremony on August 31, 2021.  This agreement was originally signed in 1995. Ambassador Cohen said: “This agreement ...
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U.S. Ambassador and Tourism Minister Inaugurate Renovated Site in Esna

Press Release                        August 29, 2021 ESNA – U.S. Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen visited Esna on Sunday, August 29, with Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled El Enany and Luxor Governor Mostafa Alham to inaugurate the recently renovated Wakalet el-Geddawy, a caravansery built in 1792 to store trade goods and lodge traveling merchants.  Together, they ...
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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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