Nile River

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.

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.

Spanish artist Alberto Reguera to participate in ‘Cairo International Art District’ project on Sept. 15

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 12:12 GMT

The Spanish artist Alberto Reguera will make a 3D painting and will enlarge it after several days on canvas to enhance the interaction between the artwork and the audience.

Irrigation minister follows up structural condition of water facilities in Egypt

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 11:14 GMT

He was speaking during a tour of the Upper Egyptian city of Aswan to follow up water and irrigation projects.

South Sudan irrigation minister details joint water projects with Egypt

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 12:28 GMT

South Sudan Minister of Irrigation Manawa Peter lauded Tuesday in a TV interview the Supreme Joint Egyptian-South Sudanese Committee formed following President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's visit to Juba in November.

Egyptian-French archaeological mission discovers warship from Ptolemaic era, remains of Greek funerary area dating back to 4th century BC

Mon, 19 Jul 2021 - 12:51 GMT

The Egyptian-French archaeological mission of the European Institute for Underwater Archeology (IEASM), discovered the wreck of a warship from the Ptolemaic period.

Ethiopian Dam cut Blue Nile annual inflow by 50%: Sudan's Roseires Dam admin.

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 09:23 GMT

Roseires Dam administration warned that the delay in the negotiations resumption puts the Sudanese hydropower plant in peril.

Ethiopia plans to sell Nile water being intransigent over Renaissance Dam agreement: researcher

Sat, 10 Jul 2021 - 04:03 GMT

On July 8, a UNSC session was held for members to present their viewpoints on the crisis as well as the foreign ministers of Egypt and Sudan, and the irrigation minister of Ethiopia.

Does Ethiopia hold a grudge against Egypt's High Dam?

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 01:34 GMT

Such pretext aimed at playing down the fears of Egypt and justifying denying it its water rights is alarming.

Is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam really functional?

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 12:10 GMT

Ethiopia eyes building three other dams, which along with the GERD are estimated to hold back 200 billion cubic meters of Blue Nile water.

Egypt’s FM, US permanent representative discuss GERD issue ahead of UNSC session

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:44 GMT

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry concluded his meetings in New York with a bilateral meeting with Ambassador Linda Thomas Greenfield, the Permanent Representative of the United States of America in the United Nations.

Azhar imam urges int’l community to support Egyptian water rights, says backing political leadership’s endeavors indisputable duty

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 09:29 GMT

Tayyeb also urged these communities to support the two downstream countries against some claims of ownership of the river and acting unilaterally in a way that harms the lives of the two countries’ peoples.

How Haya Karima maximizes investment opportunities in rural villages

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 11:23 GMT

Egypt’s Haya Karima initiative works to change the living conditions of the countryside in the country over the next three years for the benefit of 4,500 villages.

Egypt, UNEP discuss latest Ethiopian escalation ahead of UNSC meeting on GERD

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 09:46 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty held a videoconference meeting with Ms. Inger Anderson, Director of the United Nations Environment Program to discuss the current situation of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam issue.

Egypt, Sudan express rejection of Ethiopia’s 2nd phase of GERD filling

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 08:48 GMT

Egyptian and Sudanese foreign ministers expressed their rejection to Ethiopia’s announcement of starting the filling process for the second year.

Egypt's Irrigation min. lauds coordination between state bodies to remove encroachments on Nile

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 02:06 GMT

This came during Abdel Aati's tour to follow up the removal of encroachments on the River Nile in Greater Cairo.

Implementation of Egyptian-Sudanese railway to begin in July

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The minister was in a visit to Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese side upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Video: Facts about GERD's impact on Egypt and petition supporting water rights

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 03:45 GMT

More signatures to a petition supporting Egypt’s right to the Nile River water on have been coming in after Ethiopia’s rejection of all Egyptian and Sudanese proposals this week.