Lebanon government agrees reforms, debating last point related to power sector: presidency

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

Lebanon’s cabinet is discussing the last point related to the power sector in a list of reforms after agreeing all the others, the president’s office said on Monday.

PM: Egypt faces major challenge to reach fair deal on Ethiopia's dam

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

“The environmental and hydrological studies of the dam have not been carried out yet, and we hope that consultant firms finish them,” said Madbouli

Egypt executes water management program with investments of $ 50B: Minister

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

“Any unilateral change in the Nile River course would severely affect Egypt,” said Minister Abdel Atti in his speech at the second edition of the Cairo Water Week Forum.

1/3 Africans to suffer from water shortage by 2030: ICID chief

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

The president of the ICID referred to Egypt’s strategy adopting modern irrigation techniques, praising the forum held under the auspices of President Sisi.

Chile extends state of emergency as protest death toll hits seven

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

Chile is "at war", President Sebastian Pinera said Sunday, as the country reels from three days of violent demonstrations and looting that have left seven dead and almost 1,500 detained in the worst outbreak of social unrest in decades.

Canada's Trudeau, his 'sunny ways' darkened by scandals, seeks to retain power in election

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

Canadians vote on Monday to determine whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept into office four years ago as a charismatic figure promising “sunny ways,” will remain in power

British PM pushes for Brexit deal vote after being forced to seek delay

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

With just 10 days left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on Oct. 31, the divorce is again in disarray as Britain’s political class argue over whether to leave with a deal

Lebanese president: Protests show people's pain

Mon, Oct. 21, 2019

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday that protests gripping the country showed “people’s pain” but he stressed that accusing all politicians of corruption was not fair