Foreign Ministry summons Swedish charge d'affairs in Cairo over repeated desecration of Quran

Tue, 25 Jul 2023 - 09:56 GMT

Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ahmed Abu Zeid said Tuesday that the Swedish charge d'affairs in Cairo to inform him of Egypt's strong condemnation and its full rejection, both the government and people, of the repeated insults to the holy Quran in Sweden.

Egypt: Quran burnings in Sweden go beyond free speech

Fri, 21 Jul 2023 - 01:29 GMT

Egypt has strongly condemned Swedish authorities for allowing an extremist to burn and tear apart the Quran repeatedly in the capital, Stockholm.

OIC holds emergency meeting to discuss repercussions of Quran's burning in Sweden

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 07:54 GMT

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold, next week, at its headquarters in Jeddah, an emergency meeting of the Executive Committee to discuss the procedures for the repercussions of the incident of burning a copy of the Holy Qur’an that took place in Sweden on the first day of Eid al-Adha.

Egypt condemns burning of Holy Quran in Sweden

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 08:07 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned in a statement Thursday the burning of a copy of the Quran (Muslim Holy Book) by an extremist in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, on Wednesday.

Egypt holds political consultations with Sweden, Czechia, Slovenia

Sun, 25 Jun 2023 - 11:45 GMT

Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Affairs Ehab Nasr held a European tour that included Sweden, Czechia, and Slovenia.

Egypt receives 16K foreign evacuees of 50 nationalities from Sudan

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 03:13 GMT

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Thursday the reception of 16,000 non-Egyptians from Sudan through urban crossings.

Egyptian, Swedish FMs discuss enabling humanitarian missions in Sudan

Sat, 22 Apr 2023 - 04:38 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Saturday a phone call from his Swedish counterpart Tobias Billstrom.

Egypt’s Al-Azhar calls upon Arab and Muslim nations to boycott Dutch, Swedish products

Thu, 26 Jan 2023 - 03:47 GMT

They have gone to excess in guarding the mean and barbaric crimes perpetrated under the specious inhumane and immoral banner or their so-called “freedom of expression,” the statement read.

Swedish Embassy organizes training program on Sustainable Green Finance in view of Egypt's hosting COP27

Sun, 09 Oct 2022 - 11:38 GMT

The aim of the two-day training was to explore critically and operate with theories and notions related to the role of finance for sustainable development, green transitions and economic growth which will enable participants to better engage with the finance aspects in the various stages of the public policy cycle.

Bring on England, says Sweden's Sembrant after late winner

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 05:32 GMT

The Swedes take on England in Sheffield on Tuesday.

Egyptian FM participates in 6th Ministerial Meeting on Climate Work held in Stockholm

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 03:38 GMT

The minister delivered a speech, highlighting the salience of implementing climate pledges and Paris Climate Agreement.

Egypt's FM presents investment opportunities to Swedish counterpart

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 11:37 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry was received Tuesday by his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde in Stockholm to confer over pushing forward bilateral cooperation in various sectors.

Sisi issues decree approving Swedish grant

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 01:15 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi issued a decree approving a grant deal between the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA).

'Egypt strongly condemns deliberate insult of Holy Quran by extremist rightists in Sweden': Foreign Ministry

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 01:13 GMT

The country also asserted the necessity of respecting others' right in religious freedom, which is one of the human rights.

Sweden, Canada, and Mexico celebrate Egyptian Women's Day by honoring 9 Egypt’s female pioneers & Minister of Environment

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 09:58 GMT

H.E. Dr. Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, stressed the role those Egyptian women play in supporting environmental work, especially at the international level.

Oscar Nilsson recreates skull of 4000-year-old woman from northeastern Sweden

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 09:10 GMT

Artist and archaeologist Oscar Nilsson used 3D technology to bring to life the skull of a 4,000-year-old Stone Age woman after 300 hours of grueling work.

Playoff match with Russia 'almost unthinkable', says Swedish FA boss

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 02:13 GMT

The Swedish football boss said that the desires of the Ukrainians themselves should guide football's response.

Swedish Embassy in Cairo celebrates Egyptian female entrepreneurs on International Day of Women Entrepreneurship

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 02:08 GMT

“Gender Equality is a priority for the Swedish government. In 2019 33% of new companies in Sweden were started by a woman and we continue to see an increase each year," said the Swedish Ambassador.

Egypt’s Environment Minister meets with Swedish, German counterparts

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 01:17 GMT

German Federal Minister for the Environment Svenja Schulze invited Egyptian Minister of Environment Yassmine Fouad to participate in the climate Dialogue.

Royal Swedish Academy to announce winner of Nobel Prize in Literature for 2021 on October 7

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 01:31 GMT

October 7 coincides with the birth anniversary of the award's founder, Alfred Nobel.