Nile River

CAPMAS releases report on trade between Egypt, Nile Basin countries in 2021

Tue, 22 Nov 2022 - 01:45 GMT

The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics released a report Tuesday on trade between Egypt and fellow Nile Basin Countries in 2021.

Fun facts about food in ancient Egypt

Thu, 10 Nov 2022 - 12:21 GMT

Cooking recipes dating back to ancient Egypt were characterized by their simplicity.

Egypt launches the longest clean-up campaign along the Nile to break world record

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 10:53 GMT

Cleaning operations were carried out via using boats, and hygiene tools to collect plastic waste floating along the Nile River, where 342 kilos of waste were collected in only Cairo Governorate.

Photos: Egypt launches ‘largest’ campaign to clean up Nile, hopes to break Guinness World Record

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 01:31 GMT

The campaign, which is the largest to clean up the Nile, managed to remove almost 500 kilograms of plastic rubbish, said Abdel Hamid El-Haggan, governor of northern Egypt’s Qalyubia governorate, which is located in the Nile Delta region.

How were the Great Pyramids of Giza built?

Sun, 25 Sep 2022 - 12:56 GMT

The construction of the Great Pyramids of Giza remained a mystery for thousands of years.

Study reveals how ancient Egyptians benefited from the Nile River's course

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 10:58 GMT

The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is based on previous archaeological and historical discoveries.

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.

Irrigation ministry declares length of canals lined in Upper Egypt

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 02:50 GMT

Other lining works are still under progress.

Egypt spends LE390M on renovation of city housing one of Nile River's estuaries

Mon, 01 Aug 2022 - 03:31 GMT

In a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli, Beheira Governor Hesham Amna stated that LE 390 million were spent on the renovation of Rosetta City.

Egypt releases development plan of Warraq Island to become 'Horus City'

Sun, 31 Jul 2022 - 02:43 GMT

The State Information Service (SIS) released the plan set to develop Giza's Al Warraq Island, spanning over 6,360 square kilometers, at a budget of LE17.5 billion.

Egypt begins removal of Greater Cairo's iconic floating houses

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 02:07 GMT

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources removed on Monday and Tuesday 15 floating houses that were located on the Nile River at Agouza and Kitkat.

'Youth Love Egypt', Orange implement campaign for cleaning Nile River banks ahead of COP 27

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 10:22 GMT

'Youth Love Egypt' and Orange joined forces, under the auspices of the Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources, to implement a campaign for cleaning the Nile River ahead of COP 27.

Egyptian president reiterates to Tanzanian FM stance on water security in view of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:37 GMT

President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam general manager says no water to reach Egypt, Sudan in time of drought

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 01:33 GMT

Ethiopia has been rejecting to sign of a legally binding agreement on the filling and operation of the dam.

In pics: Charming View of Nile River from New Aswan Walkway

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 10:30 GMT

The New Aswan City is established on 22,000 feddans per a cabinet decree, to offer social housing for nearly 850,000 residents.

Egypt plans to release 47M fish seeds in Nile River, lakes by mid-2022

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 11:50 GMT

The General Authority for Fish Resources Development announced Saturday that the number of fish seeds planned to get introduced in the Nile River and lakes for FY2021/2022 is 47 million.

120 tourists on board Ponant cruise ship arrive at Egypt’s Ain Sokhna Port on April 12

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 02:19 GMT

The cruise ship arrived to Egypt on a one-day visit before leaving for Rhodes, Greece.

Memory of the day: James Bruce discovers what is believed to be the source of the Nile River in 1770

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 - 12:21 GMT

In the following lines, ET reviews important world events that took place on November 14.

Rainfall on Nile streams still above average: Egypt’s irrigation minister

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 11:19 GMT

Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said the rainfall on Nile streams is still higher than average as he chaired a period meeting of the ‎Permanent Committee for Regulating the River Nile Revenue.

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.

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