Joe Biden

Biden praises efforts by Egypt, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia to help achieve UN-led truce in Yemen

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 08:07 GMT

In a statement on the UN-mediated truce extension in Yemen, Biden hailed the decision made by Egypt and Jordan last month to open their airports to flights from Yemen “thereby enabling a key component of the truce process”.

Biden pledges to back Fed in effort to combat high inflation

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 10:43 GMT

Biden said it was likely that the pace of job growth could slow from a monthly pace of 500,000 jobs to around 150,000 as a necessary result of the Fed’s efforts to combat high inflation.

Western allies expect Kyiv to fall to Russian forces within hours: Bloomberg

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 08:59 GMT

The official added that the Russian troops are moving toward the Ukrainian capital across both sides of the Dnieper River.

On this day, Kamala Harris made history

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 - 12:23 GMT

Harris became the first Afro-Asian American and third woman to be nominated for Vice President on a major party list after Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin, respectively.

Biden expresses concerns over ongoing hostilities, recent air strikes in Tigray

Mon, 10 Jan 2022 - 09:05 GMT

Biden and Ahmed discussed ways to accelerate dialogue to reach a negotiated ceasefire in Ethiopia and highlighted the need to urgently improve humanitarian access across Ethiopia, a statement by the White House read.

Harris was briefly first woman to be acting U.S. president as Biden underwent colonoscopy

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 07:13 GMT

US President Joe Biden briefly transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris Friday as he underwent a colonoscopy, making her the first woman to hold the presidential reins in US history.

U.S. current administration interested in strengthening ties with Egypt, FM Shoukry

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 08:58 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry asserted the new round of Egyptian-US strategic dialogue came up with fruitful outcomes to boost bilateral relations on all fronts.

Memory of the day: King Farouk I of Egypt issues a decree dissolving parliament in 1949

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 12:03 GMT

Many important world events took place on November 7.

US signs executive order allowing new sanctions against Ethiopia over reported Tigray atrocities

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 12:52 GMT

The US administration, under President Joe Biden, signed an executive order on Friday that allows further sanctions against parties involved in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict.

US deputy assistant secretary of defense says Egypt is playing a 'constructive role' in the Middle East

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 07:22 GMT

Dana Stroul, the US deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Middle East said, Tuesday that ‘Egypt is playing a constructive role’ in the Middle East region when questioned at a Senate hearing for considering new military aid.

Sisi says he, Blinken emphasized Egypt-US partnership’s role in promoting Middle East stability

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 08:36 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said he and Antony Blinken, the US Secretary of State, emphasized the role of the Egypt-US partnership in promoting security and stability across the Middle East.

Sisi thanks Biden for endorsing Egyptian Gaza-Israel ceasefire initiative

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 11:46 GMT

“The visions [we shared] were aligned on the necessity to manage the conflict between all parties with diplomatic means”

Biden extends gratitude to Sisi for ‘critical role’ reaching ceasefire in Gaza

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 11:15 GMT

The U.S. President Joe Biden said Thanked Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al Sisi and the efforts exerted by the Egyptian Senior politician to reach a ceasefire in Gaza during remarks, Thursday night from the White house.

1st phone call: Sisi affirms to Biden the need for international efforts to contain escalation in Palestine

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 06:41 GMT

Sisi affirmed Egypt’s unwavering stance highlighting the need for a thorough and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian cause

White House says social media platforms should not amplify 'untrustworthy' content

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 08:16 GMT

U.S. President Joe Biden believes social media platforms have a responsibility to "stop amplifying untrustworthy content," the White House said on Wednesday,

Bitcoin jumps 8%, on course to snap five days of losses

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 10:50 GMT

Bitcoin jumped as much as 8% on Monday and was on course to snap five straight days of losses, though the cryptocurrency has slumped almost a fifth from its all-time high hit earlier this month.

White House: Biden to travel to UK, Belgium in 1st overseas tour

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 01:41 GMT

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. will travel to the United Kingdom and Belgium in June 2021, said The White House in a statement Friday.

Joe Biden executive order reverses Donald Trump ban on race, gender diversity training

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 04:40 GMT

"The United States was built on a foundation of religious freedom and tolerance, a principle enshrined in the United States Constitution," the White House said in a proclamation on its official website.

Biden Administration to be dealing with 'stable Egypt': Amr Mousa

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 12:43 GMT

Former Secretary General of the Arab League and former Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Amr Mousa presented in a phone-in Sunday his perception on Egypt-U.S. relations.

Egypt’s Sisi Congratulates President-Elect Joe Biden on US Election Win

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 08:26 GMT

The President affirmed the aspiration for cooperation and joint action to strengthen the strategic bilateral relations between Egypt and the United States, in the interest of the two friendly countries and peoples.