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Egypt begins removal of Greater Cairo's iconic floating houses

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 02:07 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources removed on Monday and Tuesday 15 floating houses that were located on the Nile River at Agouza and Kitkat.

'Youth Love Egypt', Orange implement campaign for cleaning Nile River banks ahead of COP 27

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 10:22 GMT

'Youth Love Egypt' and Orange joined forces, under the auspices of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, to implement a campaign for cleaning the Nile River ahead of COP 27.

Egyptian president reiterates to Tanzanian FM stance on water security in view of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:37 GMT

President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam general manager says no water to reach Egypt, Sudan in time of drought

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Ethiopia has been rejecting to sign of a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam.

In pics: Charming View of Nile River from New Aswan Walkway

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 10:30 GMT

The New Aswan City is established on 22,000 feddans per a cabinet decree, to offer social housing for nearly 850,000 residents.

Egypt plans to release 47M fish seeds in Nile River, lakes by mid-2022

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 11:50 GMT

The General Authority for Fish Resources Development announced Saturday that the number of fish seeds planned to get introduced in the Nile River and lakes for FY2021/2022 is 47 million.

120 tourists on board Ponant cruise ship arrive at Egypt’s Ain Sokhna Port on April 12

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 02:19 GMT

The cruise ship arrived to Egypt on a one-day visit before leaving for Rhodes, Greece.

Memory of the day: James Bruce discovers what is believed to be the source of the Nile River in 1770

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 12:21 GMT

In the following lines, ET reviews important world events that took place on November 14.

Rainfall on Nile streams still above average: Egypt’s irrigation minister

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 11:19 GMT

Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said the rainfall on Nile streams is still higher than average as he chaired a period meeting of the ‎Permanent Committee for Regulating the River Nile Revenue.

75% of encroachments on Egypt's state-owned land removed

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 11:19 GMT

That has been accomplished over 18 phases since May 2017 when the campaign was launched by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Egyptian president sets 6-month ultimatum to eliminate encroachments on Nile mainstream, canals

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 - 12:26 GMT

That was while inaugurating via video-conference Bahr Al Baqar Wastewater Treatment Plant, which is the world's largest.

Spanish artist Alberto Reguera to participate in ‘Cairo International Art District’ project on Sept. 15

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 12:12 GMT

The Spanish artist Alberto Reguera will make a 3D painting and will enlarge it after several days on canvas to enhance the interaction between the artwork and the audience.

Irrigation minister follows up structural condition of water facilities in Egypt

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 11:14 GMT

He was speaking during a tour of the Upper Egyptian city of Aswan to follow up water and irrigation projects.

South Sudan irrigation minister details joint water projects with Egypt

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 12:28 GMT

South Sudan Minister of Irrigation Manawa Peter lauded Tuesday in a TV interview the Supreme Joint Egyptian-South Sudanese Committee formed following President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's visit to Juba in November.

Egyptian-French archaeological mission discovers warship from Ptolemaic era, remains of Greek funerary area dating back to 4th century BC

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The Egyptian-French archaeological mission of the European Institute for Underwater Archeology (IEASM), discovered the wreck of a warship from the Ptolemaic period.

Ethiopian Dam cut Blue Nile annual inflow by 50%: Sudan's Roseires Dam admin.

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 09:23 GMT

Roseires Dam administration warned that the delay in the negotiations resumption puts the Sudanese hydropower plant in peril.

Ethiopia plans to sell Nile water being intransigent over Renaissance Dam agreement: researcher

Sat, 10 Jul 2021 - 04:03 GMT

On July 8, a UNSC session was held for members to present their viewpoints on the crisis as well as the foreign ministers of Egypt and Sudan, and the irrigation minister of Ethiopia.

Does Ethiopia hold a grudge against Egypt's High Dam?

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 01:34 GMT

Such pretext aimed at playing down the fears of Egypt and justifying denying it its water rights is alarming.

Is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam really functional?

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 12:10 GMT

Ethiopia eyes building three other dams, which along with the GERD are estimated to hold back 200 billion cubic meters of Blue Nile water.

Egypt’s FM, US permanent representative discuss GERD issue ahead of UNSC session

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:44 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry concluded his meetings in New York with a bilateral meeting with Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield, the Permanent Representative of the United States of America in the United Nations.

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