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Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr on Wednesday called Prince Saud al-Faisal, his Saudi counterpart, and discussed the issue of Ahmed al-Gizawy, the Egyptian lawyer and human rights activist who is detained in Saudi Arabia on charges of entering the...
Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr called on all parties to stop targeting civilians in Syria on Tuesday, calling on the Syrian government to start implementing the Arab initiative, which he said is the only possible way out of the crisis. At a...
The Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Egypt's negotiations with the Iraqi government will continue over bank interest on remittances for Egyptians who were working in Iraq until the early 1990s. Iraq owes money to Egyptian workers who fled Iraq...
A delegation from Egypt’s Foreign Ministry left for Iraq on Tuesday to discuss Iraqi debts to Egypt. Deputy Foreign Minister Mohamed Mostafa Kamal and his assistant will carry a message from the foreign minister to his Iraqi counterpart,...
Egypt's parliamentary elections were "historic," German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said Wednesday in Cairo, pledging his country's commitment to help the transition to democracy. Westerwelle during a news conference with...
Iran and the Muslim Brotherhood maintain close contact, Iran's foreign minister has said in an interview with Al-Masry Al-Youm. "Tehran is in constant contact with the Muslim Brotherhood," said Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi...
US and Schengen state officials seeking to visit Egypt will be required to obtain biometric visas, according to Amr Roshdy, a spokesperson for the Foreign Affairs Ministry. The biometric visa requirement means that the officials, in order to obtain...
Egypt officially informed Israel more than two months ago that it would not allow an annual Abu Jewish festival to take place in Egypt this year due to internal instability, an Egyptian diplomatic source said on Wednesday. "It was a unanimous...
Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti has called on Islamists in Egypt to study relations between Muslims and Christians in Sudan as it provides a good example for coexistence between Islam and other religions. Karti, who was speaking in Cairo on the...
Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr is scheduled to begin a tour of six Nile Basin countries from 7 to 13 January. The tour is expected to include Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Congo, Rwanda, and Tanzania.   In a statement Magdy Amer, the general...