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Egypt’s Roadmap to Energy Security

Egypt’s Roadmap to Energy Security

With its vast natural resources, Egypt is taking major steps towards diversifying its energy production and becoming energy self-sufficient. Three projects in particular represent the future of Egyptian energy.

Egyptian Women Cabinet Members Make History

Egyptian Women Cabinet Members Make History

As a result of the most recent government reshuffle, Egypt has more female cabinet ministers than ever before. These six women are experts in their portfolios, role models, and are positioned to make pivotal changes in their country. Here we highlight some of the things that make them inspiring figures in government. Sahar Nasr, Minister […]

5 Things to Know about the Egyptian Diaspora in the U.S.

5 Things to Know about the Egyptian Diaspora in the U.S.

The U.S. and Egypt have a deep alliance and strategic partnership that goes back decades. This relationship is often defined by the countries’ close military partnership and commitment to Middle East stability – but it more often plays out in the daily lives of the nearly 250,000 Egyptians living in America. The Egyptian diaspora is […]

Top Ten Destinations to Visit in Egypt in 2018

Top Ten Destinations to Visit in Egypt in 2018

Egypt has seen a rapid transformation of its landscape in the past two decades, with the most notable development being the construction of Egypt’s new capital city near its coastline. The Egyptian scenery is packed with beautiful destinations for travel-seeking vacationers, distinguished by surges of annual tourists. With so many sights to see, Egypt Forward […]

Remarks by US Vice President Mike Pence and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt Before Expanded Bilateral Meeting

Remarks by US Vice President Mike Pence and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt Before Expanded Bilateral Meeting

Al Etehadiya Palace — Cairo, Egypt PRESIDENT AL SISI: (As interpreted.) Allow me, Mr. Vice President, to welcome you as a dear guest to Egypt, and please convey my greetings and appreciation to my friend, President Trump, and to the whole American nation. Mr. Vice President, your visit speaks volume of the size and depth of the […]

President el-Sisi to Underscore Importance of U.S.-Egypt Bilateral Relations, Egypt’s Regional Leadership during Vice President Mike Pence’s First Trip to Cairo

President el-Sisi to Underscore Importance of U.S.-Egypt Bilateral Relations, Egypt’s Regional Leadership during Vice President Mike Pence’s First Trip to Cairo

As Vice President Pence prepares to visit the Middle East at the end of the week, there obviously is great interest in what he will seek to achieve in the region. Recent world events — a meeting in Saudi Arabia between President Trump and President el-Sisi and a visit by Jared Kushner to Cairo — point to Egypt as […]

Why You Should Visit Coptic Egypt in 2018

Why You Should Visit Coptic Egypt in 2018

Most people think of Israel as the most popular destination for pilgrimage tours, but many travelers do not realize that Coptic Christians in Egypt were among the first adherents to Christianity. Coptic Christians have a 2,000-year history in Egypt and are an integral part of the country’s multi-religious and pluralistic society. Today, Coptic communities are […]

Egyptian Parliament Encourages Greater Dialogue with U.S. Regarding Coptic Christians

Egyptian Parliament Encourages Greater Dialogue with U.S. Regarding Coptic Christians

The Foreign Relations Committee of Egypt’s Parliament is calling for increased dialogue with the U.S. Congress following concerns raised in a recent letter written by six members of Congress about “the increasing sectarian fanaticism and terrorist attacks against Copts in Egypt.” The request was one of several recommendations to come out of hearing of the […]

Three Reasons to Visit the Egyptian Red Sea in 2018

Three Reasons to Visit the Egyptian Red Sea in 2018

2017 has been a stellar year for Egypt’s tourism industry — almost 3.5 million tourists visited Egypt from January to June this year, compared to approximately 2.3 million in the same period in 2016. While Egypt is known for its unparalleled offering of history and culture attractions, its beautiful and warm beaches along the Red Sea remain […]

WYF Participant Learns about Value of Diversity and Leadership among Youth

WYF Participant Learns about Value of Diversity and Leadership among Youth

About WYF: The World Youth Forum brought together thousands of young people from around the world to Egypt to hear President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s message of peace and youth opportunity. The theme was “We Need to Talk” and the forum gave a platform to thousands of leaders of youth networks, heads of states, media figures […]

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