Samar Samir

Cancerous building on agricultural lands should be curbed in Egypt

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 01:54 GMT

Many owners already built extended family houses and villas, while others made demarcation of plots of lands with stones in preparation for constructions.

Egypt participates in launching ‘Platform 2020 Redesign’ for green recovery

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 11:52 GMT

The website is an online platform for sustainable and resilient recovery from COVID-19.

Egypt’s Islamic institutions: Republication of Charlie Hebdo's blasphemous cartoons fuels hatred and violence

Thu, 03 Sep 2020 - 12:41 GMT

Egypt's Dar al-Iftaa calls on international parliaments and governments to urgently pass laws criminalizing abuse to religious symbols and sanctities.

Tripartite negotiations over Ethiopian Renaissance dam reach another stalemate

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 10:08 GMT

The three technical and legal committees of every country did not reach consensus on the points of contention regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.

WATER FILE- Egypt mulls national project to benefit from aquifers sustainably

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 03:42 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources contracted with the Center of Studies and Designs for Water Projects (C.W.P.) to study Egypt’s aquifers in order to achieve sustainability in withdrawing water from underground water wells.

Vienna: Showcasing Egyptian Women in Antiquity

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 11:08 GMT

Most Egyptian papyri purchased by foreign antiquity dealers discuss science and medicine, while Egypt keeps most religious papyri and manuscripts.

Egypt to impose harsher penalty for water wastage

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 01:39 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly ordered the concerned ministries to install water-saving tap devices in all housing units.

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.”

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