Constructions on agricultural lands in Egypt drop by 93% between 2014, 2021

Tue, 27 Jun 2023 - 01:57 GMT

The peak of such violations occurred in 2012 and 2013.

Egypt's housing minister says lands on Warraq Island bought consensually from holders

Thu, 18 Aug 2022 - 07:04 GMT

Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Assem al-Gazar stated in a press conference Thursday that the government had put its hand on 91 feddans.

Egypt's Irrigation Ministry firmly handles encroachments

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 12:33 GMT

About 55,000 encroachments on some 8 million square meters of land have been removed over the past six months, Ghanem said in statements to Extra News channel.

Egyptian president instructs suing squatters who commit larceny to seize state-owned lands

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 - 02:04 GMT

That was during a meeting with the prime minister and minister of justice.

In 2 weeks: squatters cleared from thousands of state-owned lands in Egypt

Sun, 20 Mar 2022 - 11:10 GMT

Most of the encroachments were in the form of unlicensed buildings.

Egypt's Irrigation min. says '25,000 encroachments removed'

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 11:55 GMT

The encroachments were removed in coordination with state bodies concerned, he said, noting that all needed legal measures were taken in this regard.

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.

Egyptian government eliminates 505K out of 730K encroachments on state-owned lands

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 - 08:50 GMT

The Ministry of Local Development indicated in a report Thursday the number of encroachments on state-owned lands that have been eliminated.

Egypt collects LE16B in reconciliation fees on unlicensed buildings

Thu, 31 Dec 2020 - 01:41 GMT

The ministry is still processing the latest of the 2.6 million requests it has received.

11K cases of Nile encroachments referred to military prosecution

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:43 GMT

A total of 11,075 reports of encroachments on Nile canals have been referred to the military prosecution, according to a Monday Irrigation Ministry statement.

1,236 encroachments on state-owned lands removed over 24 hrs: Egypt's Local Development Min.

Wed, 15 Apr 2020 - 11:35 GMT

This new figure of encroachments takes the total number of recovered plots to 2.1 million square meters.

3,022 encroachments on state-owned lands removed: Egypt's Mini. of Local Development

Thu, 09 Apr 2020 - 08:57 GMT

The Minister said that the governorates succeeded in removing 3,022 encroachments on state-owned lands according to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s directives.

187 encroachments on state-owned lands removed in 3 governorates

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 12:14 GMT

Security forces carried out in the governorates of Menoufia, Kafr el Sheikh and Qena, resulted in removing 187 encroachments.

Agricultural land violations in Eid sum up to 28,000 feddans

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 10:26 GMT

Agriculture minister revealed that Egypt had lost 80,000 feddans of its agricultural area since 2011.

Police recover 162 areas of state-owned land

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 04:56 GMT

Police were able to remove encroachments in 162 areas of state-owned lands in the governorates of Qena, Minya Sohag, and Kafr el Sheikh.