Samar Samir

Egypt’s FM: Ethiopia’s GERD endangers lives of 150M Egyptian, Sudanese citizens

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:05 GMT

Egypt referred this issue to the UN to avoid any escalation that could be caused by unilateral actions, said Sameh Shoukry at the UNSC meeting on the GERD.

COVID-19 IMPACT: Livelihood of Egyptian small farmers plagued by remittance slump

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The IFAD estimated that the global remittances to developing countries could fall by US$110 billion in 2020 as a result of the outbreak of COVID-19.

Enhancing Food security: Egypt increases 20/21 FY allocations for agriculture by 2%

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 09:07 GMT

The newly-allocated money aims at enhancing the state’s food security and rationalizing the food imports, amid the crisis of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

Millions vulnerable to poverty although world does not suffer food shortage: IFAD

Fri, 29 May 2020 - 11:22 GMT

According to the World Food Programme, 265 million people would suffer from hunger by the end of this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt ready to resume talks on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Fri, 22 May 2020 - 03:04 GMT

The new round of negotiations has been announced less than two months ahead of filling the dam reservoir with the Nile water due to start in July.

Telemedicine: New Trend for Non-COVID19 Patients in Egypt… Is It Acceptable?

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 12:25 GMT

To flatten the COVID-19 curve, several initiatives of telemedicine have been created by Egyptian physicians.

New study reveals secrets of coral resistance in Northern Red Sea to climate change

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 12:00 GMT

“The newly discovered algae have not been recorded elsewhere, and likely playing important roles for heat resistance in the northern Red Sea," said the study author Eslam Osman.

Egypt slams Ethiopia for Renaissance dam remarks

Sun, 01 Mar 2020 - 05:35 GMT

Egypt says that violations of the international laws and the Declaration of Principles are impermissible under Ethiopia’s ownership of the dam.

Egypt plans to turn landfills into public service facilities

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 - 03:58 GMT

One million collectors remove a total of 16,000 tons of garbage a day from Cairo, said head of the Garbage Collectors’ Syndicate.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree on 3 points of contention over Renaissance Dam

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 08:20 GMT

The US drafted a document of agreement regarding the three points of contention and was unilaterally signed by Egypt, the statement said.

70 species threatened with extinction in Egypt

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 03:54 GMT

Egyptian tortoises, mountain gazelle,Sinai tigers, cheetah, Nubian ibex and Barbary sheep are the most vulnerable animals to extinction.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia reach initial agreement on Renaissance dam after 9 years of disagreement

Thu, 16 Jan 2020 - 01:08 GMT

The three countries’ ministers will meet again in Washington D.C. on January 28-29 to “finalize a comprehensive agreement” on the controversial dam.

Ethiopia asks for South Africa’s mediation in Renaissance Dam talks

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 03:51 GMT

Ramaphosa welcomed the mediation role, saying “What is pleasing is that both countries are willing to discuss this matter and find solutions.”

Egypt slams Ethiopia for comments on Renaissance Dam

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 - 05:44 GMT

Ethiopia’s statement “deliberately involved misleading and distorting facts, and presented a picture totally inconsistent with the course of the negotiations and against Egypt's stances, said Egypt

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia fail again to reach agreement on Renaissance dam

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 10:20 GMT

At the end of the final round of a four-meeting series between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia on controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Addis Ababa, the three countries failed to reach an agreement on the operating rules of the dam, announced

Egypt studies JICA's proposal to use surface irrigation

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 11:43 GMT

A meeting held by the state-owned National Water Research Center discussed the Japanese proposal. The irrigation system will be applied in two areas.

AL: US decision on Israeli settlements ‘null and void’

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 05:49 GMT

The approach taken by the US administration in making unilateral decisions is a flagrant violation to the international law and the UN resolutions that relate with the Palestinian cause,” Arab League said.

Sisi in Africa 2019: AU leaders work on building intracontinental infrastructure

Sat, 23 Nov 2019 - 07:46 GMT

“Development is a human right,” said Egyptian President Abdel Fatah El Sisi at the Africa 2019 Conference in the New Administrative Capital.

Egypt to host 2nd round of GERD meetings on Dec. 2-3

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 06:03 GMT

Egypt adheres to reaching a fair agreement on the technical issues, said Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel-Atti.

Egypt, UAE satisfied with outcomes of Washington meetings on Ethiopia’s dam

Fri, 15 Nov 2019 - 08:57 GMT

Both sides highlighted the significance of reaching an agreement that secures the rights of the Nile Basin countries and avoids any harm to their water interests.

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