Egyptian government furnishes 192 alternative-housing units for Warraq dwellers

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 12:36 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced Monday the completion of the furnishing of 192 alternative-housing units allocated to citizens who used to dwell slums on Giza's Warraq Island.

Court adjourns trial of defendants in Warraq island case till May 27

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 04:05 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court on Saturday put off till May 27 the trial of 35 defendants implicated in the Warraq island case.

PM orders establishment of new urban community in Warraq

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Prime Minister Sharif Ismail ordered on Sunday the establishment of a new urban community in Giza’s Al-Warraq island.

Cabinet approves placing Warraq Island under supervision of NUCA

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 09:24 GMT

The supervision of the disputed El-Warraq Island was moved to the New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) per a presidential decree.

Release of 8 Persons arrested in Al-Warraq Riots

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 - 02:17 GMT

Release of 8 persons arrested during the clashes of Al Warraq who faced charges against resisting the land violations campaign on the Island.

Warraq Island to have police station

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 05:33 GMT

Giza Security Directorate is establishing a police station on Warraq Island to follow up on the security situation and arrest outlaws, said a security source.

Meeting to be held with Warraq residents

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 01:29 GMT

Several meetings will be held with Warraq residents to correct misconceptions regarding the eviction and displacement of its citizens.

Parliament’s members discuss latest updates on Warraq

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 09:08 GMT

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ali Abdelaal met on Wednesday with the parliament members of Warraq Consistency.

What happened on Warraq Island?

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 08:23 GMT

Everyday, Mohamed Arafa, a 30-year-old construction worker, leaves for work by a ferry boat, the only transportation way off Warraq Island in Cairo’s Nile River.

Officials' clarification, plans on Warraq squatted lands

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 03:41 GMT

The island's residents were told last month to present any legal documents proving their ownership of the land to authorities, according to a parliamentarian.

10 suspects arrested over Warraq clashes: Police

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 08:24 GMT

Ten suspects have been arrested on Sunday over the clashes that broke out between security forces and citizens of the Warraq district.

Squatters in Waraq leave 31 policemen injured

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 06:29 GMT

A citizen was killed and 37 security men, including two major generals, were wounded in clashes between citizens and security forces in Warraq district of Giza.

Civilian killed, 19 injured in Warraq clashes - Health Ministry

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 05:42 GMT

A citizen was killed and 19 others injured when clashes erupted between some people and security forces in Warraq, Giza governorate.