Sisi emphasizes Egypt's Nile water rights, need to resume GERD negotiations in meeting with Algerian FM

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 05:19 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi discussed the latest development in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue with Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra on Sunday.

Egypt receives its tourists with roses, souvenirs

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 02:05 GMT

On August 1, the office of the General Egyptian Authority for Tourism Promotion in Luxor received the first charter flights coming from France to Luxor.

Sameh Shoukry says UNSC session on GERD 'preventive diplomacy'

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 11:04 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said that Ethiopia’s statement at the Security Council’s session on the Renaissance Dam (GERD) was not on par with Egypt’s or Sudan’s, naming multiple successes for the two downstream countries at the international event.

Egypt's FM meets with UN Secretary-General to stress int'l community's responsibility for contributing to resolving GERD's crisis

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:25 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry met with the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to stress the international community’s responsibility for contributing to resolving the situation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Kuwait supports internationalization of GERD issue, calls for resumptions of overseen negotiations

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 07:36 GMT

Kuwait has expressed support for Egypt and Sudan’s endeavors to contain the crisis of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), calling on the international community to intensify efforts alongside the African Union and Arab League to oversee negotiations between the two downstream countries and Ethiopia.

4th Edition of Cairo Water Week to convene on October 24-28

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 04:07 GMT

“The Cairo Water Week aims to reach sustainable solutions for managing water resources, and to face population increase,” the Water Minister said.

Egypt's FM mobilizes support for GERD agreement prior to filling from African, US, European diplomats in Rome

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 04:29 GMT

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has discussed the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with almost every counterpart on the sidelines of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS on Monday as the rain season approaches, and Ethiopia gears up to fill the colossal structure unilaterally.

Azhar urges int'l community to support Egypt, Sudan in maintaining their water rights

Wed, 16 Jun 2021 - 12:18 GMT

In a statement, Tayyeb asserted that water comes on top of the necessary resources that are considered are public property.

'Egypt has established 13 water plants in South Sudan': Min.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 11:12 GMT

He added that his Ministry has established six ground water plants around Juba and seven more inside the capital.

African "Nile for Peace" Initiative calls for postponing 2nd filling of GERD

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 10:45 GMT

The foundation's call came on Sunday at press conference held by Maat in the presence of a number of African NGOs and a host of water, peace and security experts in Africa.

In pics: 10K hot-air balloon trips launched in Luxor annually

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Hot-air balloon rides flying over the ancient wonders of Luxor are the tourists' favorite, as they get a chance to explore the city's spectacular landscape and famous landmarks.

Egyptian, Sudanese ‘Nile Guardians’ joint military exercise kicks off

Fri, 28 May 2021 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt and Sudan have started joint military drills dubbed 'Guardians of the Nile', with the participation of land, naval and air forces from the two countries.

Pictures: Egyptian army personnel arrive in Sudan to take part in ‘Nile Guardians’ joint exercise

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Army personnel of the ground, naval and air forces are taking part in the joint exercise, the spokesman said.

PM: State implements various mega projects to make use of every drop of water

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 09:04 GMT

Speaking at a ceremony on the occasion of launching the national program for structural reforms, Madbouli said the wastewater treatment and irrigation projects constitute a challenge to the Egyptian state to maintain its water resources in light of overpopulation.

Egypt's foreign affairs minister embarks on African tour to deliver updates of Renaissance Dam negotiations

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 08:23 GMT

Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry embarked on Sunday on an African tour to update several countries on the developments of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Ethiopia involves GERD in complexities of internal policies: Sudan's Abdalla Hamdok

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:54 GMT

Ethiopia has involved the Renaissance Dam (GERD) in the complexities of its internal policies, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Thursday, according to Al-Arabiya.

Egypt has many scenarios regarding GERD file: FM

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 12:46 GMT

“We are always talking about reaching a legal and binding agreement on filling and operation of the dam; an agreement takes into accounts the interests of the three countries,” Shoukry said.

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.

70 feddans flooded due to increase of Nile water level

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 09:52 GMT

Al-Sawaf village in the city of Kom Hamada in El-Beheira governorate, northern Egypt, has been flooded with Nile water since Sunday.

Egypt supports development in Ethiopia, only negotiation its battle: Sisi

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 02:01 GMT

The Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam (GERD), President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said Tuesday.