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Egypt's FM to participate in ministerial meeting on trilateral cooperation with Jordan, Iraq

Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 01:13 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry headed Tuesday to Amman to participate in the ministerial meeting on the trilateral cooperation mechanism among Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.

Egyptian president expresses desire to expand relations with Iraq

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 12:16 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met in Algeria on the sidelines of the 31st Arab Summit running on November 1-2 with Iraqi counterpart Abdel Latif Rashid.

Egypt’s Sisi congratulates Iraqi new Prime Minister for gaining parliament confidence

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 05:52 GMT

President Sisi affirmed Egypt’s firm support for the security and stability of Iraq, expressing pride in the close and historic fraternal ties that unite Egypt and Iraq, said Rady.

Abdul Latif Rashid new president of Iraq

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 04:01 GMT

"Rashid won 162 votes, while Salih won 99 votes and 8 were considered invalid, out of the total number of voters of 269 deputies."

Egypt has clear vision of challenges in Arab world: Iraqi Agriculture Minister

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 11:03 GMT

He praised Egypt's hosting of the 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP 27) due in Sharm El Sheikh City in November, saying that the conference reflects Egypt’s role.

President Sisi welcomes efforts to achieve calm in Iraq

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 07:15 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Tuesday welcomed efforts exerted by different Iraqi parties to achieve calm in Iraq.

Iraq: Flights to & from Najaf International Airport continue

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:49 GMT

On Monday, the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority said that flights at Baghdad International Airport are operational after the Joint Operations Command declared a nationwide curfew in Iraq.

Group of Daesh terrorists arrested in Iraq's Kurdistan over publishing leaflets

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:46 GMT

Over the past period, it has been noticed the existence of leaflets and slogans promoting Daesh ideologies in several public places in Bazian area, the directorate said in a statement carried by Alsumaria TV.

US urges parties concerned in Iraq to remain calm

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:44 GMT

Vidant, meanwhile, urged the supporters of leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al Sadr to respect the State's properties.

UN chief calls for 'calm' & 'restraint' in Iraq

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:43 GMT

The secretary-general "has been following with concern the ongoing protests in Iraq today, during which demonstrators entered government buildings," UN News Center quoted Stephane Dujarric as saying in a statement.

President Sisi affirms Egypt's full support for Iraq following Green Zone incidents

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 06:55 GMT

Hundreds of Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr’s followers breached the highly fortified Green Zone and stormed government facilities, including the presidential and government palaces amid an unprecedented political crisis.

In Pics: Egypt’s Sisi Receives At Al Alamein Airport the Kings of Jordan and Bahrain and Iraq’s PM

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 10:02 GMT

During their meeting, the leaders exchanged views on strengthening various aspects of bilateral relations and leveraging all areas available to enhance cooperation among them, Rady said.

Egypt offers condolences to Iraq for victims of landslide in Karbala

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 08:53 GMT

Four dead bodies were recovered from the rubble of Shiite shrine collapsed due to a landslide in Karbalaa while two other people still under stranded, Al Arabiya reported.

Iraqi caretaker PM to visit Egypt for Arab Leaders' Summit

Sat, 20 Aug 2022 - 10:16 GMT

The Arab summit would be attended by leaders of Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, the UAE, and Qatar.

Picasso painting found in drug dealers' possession

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 10:48 GMT

The Iraqi authorities said that they had found a Picasso painting worth millions of dollars during a raid on a drug den.

Egypt strongly condemns ‘brutal’ attack on Iraqi tourist resort of Dohuk

Thu, 21 Jul 2022 - 12:34 GMT

Egypt affirmed its full support for Iraq's sovereignty over its territory and for the measures taken by the Iraqi government to preserve the security and stability of the country, the statement said.

Egypt’s Sisi, Iraq’s Kadhimi discuss cooperation in infrastructure, electric power sectors

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 09:26 GMT

The President confirmed the importance of accelerating the implementation of joint projects between Egypt and Iraq, in order for the economic achievements to be commensurate with political relations, Rady added.

Baghdad hosts Iranian-Egyptian talks: Iraqi FM

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 - 12:03 GMT

On April 13, 2022, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley during the former’s official visit to Washington. During the meeting, Shoukry and Malley discussed the situations in the Middle East region, the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Saudi Crown Prince to embark on tour including Egypt, Jordan, Turkey ahead of Biden’s visit to Riyadh: News Agency

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 01:18 GMT

Bin Salman’s tour comes two weeks before US President Joe Biden’s visit to the Saudi kingdom, scheduled on July 15 and 16, following another visit by Biden to Israel on July 14, and 15.

Egyptian president to meet Joe Biden at Saudi Arabia summit in July 2022

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 06:02 GMT

The Royal Diwan of Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden would attend on July 16 a summit encompassing the heads of state of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, as well as Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq.

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