U.S. – Egypt Relationship

We are proud to have strong American participation in EDEX-2018: U.S. Chargé d’Affaires

We are proud to have strong American participation in EDEX-2018: U.S. Chargé d’Affaires

CAIRO – 4 December 2018: The first edition of Egypt’s international Egypt Defense Expo (EDEX-2018) kicked off Monday, in the presence of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, with the participation of over 40 U.S. companies. Give a warm welcome, the U.S. companies were mostly represented by top officials who flew in from their respective companies’ headquarters […]

Dissecting AmCham’s U.S. Business Mission to Egypt

Dissecting AmCham’s U.S. Business Mission to Egypt

CAIRO – 28 October 2018: With the leading 50 American companies from more than 15 industries present, the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt), in coordination with AmCham’s U.S.-Egypt Business Council and the Egypt-U.S. Business Council, held the U.S. Business Mission to Egypt between October 23-25, 2018.   The three-day event covered the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Talking Mideast Peace and Christianity, Egypt’s Sissi Makes Unprecedented Overture to U.S. Evangelicals

Talking Mideast Peace and Christianity, Egypt’s Sissi Makes Unprecedented Overture to U.S. Evangelicals

*This article was originally published on Haaretz.com, please see the original story here. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi met on Wednesday with a group of leading evangelical Christian activists from the United States at his office in Cairo, where they discussed the fight against ISIS, the prospects for peace between Israel and the Arab world […]

A Celebration of Egyptian Armed Forces Day in Washington D.C.

A Celebration of Egyptian Armed Forces Day in Washington D.C.

On Tuesday, October 10th, the Egyptian Defense Attaché Major General Khaled Shawky and his wife hosted an event in celebration of Egyptian Armed Forces Day in Washington. Hosted at the Hall of Americas, the Egyptian Armed Forces Day, a public holiday in Egypt, was a celebration that brought together American and Egyptian government officials in […]

Scientific Collaboration Increases Bilateral Cooperation: The U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund

Scientific Collaboration Increases Bilateral Cooperation: The U.S.-Egypt Science and Technology Joint Fund

Smoke billows from a power station on the Nile river in Cairo, Egypt. At the Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Colorectal Cancer Research in Alexandria, Egypt, Dr. Waleed Arafat is spearheading new research to reduce the incidence of colon cancer. Colorectal cancer among adults age 40 and younger occurs nearly four times more frequently in Egypt […]

The Tourist Who Taught 40,000 Egyptian Women How to Vote

The Tourist Who Taught 40,000 Egyptian Women How to Vote

Egyptian women cast their ballots for president. The trip Dawlat Soulam intended to take when she left New York in September 2010 was a relaxing, 10-day Egyptian vacation. Reconnecting with relatives and friends; visiting historical sites like the pyramids; certainly not volunteering on another political campaign. But there she was, making “the toughest decision” of […]

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