High dam

Egypt's government unveils updates on compensations allocated to displaced Nubians

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 10:10 GMT

The national committee in charge of designating beneficiaries and disbursing funds to them had opened application twice.

Memory of the day: Former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser lays the foundation stone for the construction of the High Dam in 1960

Sun, 09 Jan 2022 - 09:54 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 9.

Memory of the day: Egypt’s historic Al-Ahram newspaper established in 1875

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 10:05 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 27.

Fun facts about Aswan's Abu Simbel Temple

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 12:43 GMT

Abu Simbel Temple was constructed by the most celebrated Ancient Egyptian king Ramses II.

In Pics: The miraculous transfer of Abu Simbel Temples in 1968

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 12:52 GMT

The transfer process is considered by many as a miraculous archaeological engineering move.

Fishing at World’s largest artificial lake suspended to increase number of organic fish

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 05:33 GMT

Fishing at the world’s largest artificial lake, Lake Nasser, has been suspended for 45 days to increase the numbers of organic fish in the water body.

Memory of the day:- Campaign to save monuments of Nubia completed in 1980

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 12:31 GMT

March 10 in the year 1980 marks the successful completion of what is considered UNESCO’s largest and most important archaeological rescue operations in history. It is the campaign to save the monuments of Nubia.

Egypt’s Tourism Promotion Board organizes 5 awareness trips for a number of school, university students & medical staff

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 01:29 GMT

The trips came in line with the "Know Your Country" initiative launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in December 2020 to promote domestic tourism and raise touristic and archaeological awareness among citizens.

Egypt’s General Authority for Culture Palaces launches activities of Nubian ceremony 2021

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 01:32 GMT

The General Authority for Culture Palaces launched the activities of the third edition of Nubian ceremonies in the villages of Nubia surrounding Aswan, according to a statement issued by the General Authority for Culture Palaces Tuesday.

Egypt’s High Dam capable of storing flood water coming from Sudan: Spox

Sun, 06 Sep 2020 - 10:40 GMT

The state is able to deal with the amount of rainwater, and the High Dam is one of the most important modern projects.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia fail again to reach agreement on Renaissance dam

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 10:20 GMT

At the end of the final round of a four-meeting series between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia on controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Addis Ababa, the three countries failed to reach an agreement on the operating rules of the dam, announced

Jan. 9 marks Aswan's High Dam establishment anniversary

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 02:44 GMT

The High Dam is a national project that was previously submitted to more than one Egyptian government before the July 1952 revolution.

Egypt Today commemorates birth anniversary of Yusuf Sebai

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 - 02:23 GMT

Sebai was born on June 17, 1917, and outside the borders of his homeland was killed in 1978. Today, June 17, is the birth anniversary of the iconic man.

In its anniversary, story of the world’s third biggest dam

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 04:25 GMT

The idea was put forward by the Egyptian-Greek agricultural engineer Adrian Daninos.

Maintenance of High Dam completed at LE30 million

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 10:34 GMT

The General Authority for the High Dam Lake Development has almost finished maintenance works that started in July at a budget of LE30 million ($1.7 million).

Nasser Documents: The personal diaries of the late president

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 - 03:32 GMT

The event will be held at Diwan Bookstore in Zamalek on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at 7:00 pm.

Preparations made at High Dam for upcoming flood season

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 10:59 GMT

The High Dam is prepared for the annual flooding of the Nile River for the 2018-2019 water year.

Mashrou El Saada colors Nubians’ life

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 03:54 GMT

Near the south of Aswan lies one of the few Nubian rocky gem islands that could survive from submerging after the High Dam had been built – Heisa.

Russian media delegation finishes making documentary on Egypt-Russia relations

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 02:51 GMT

A media delegation of Russia Channel 1, led by Director Maxim Kiselev, has finished the making of a documentary to depict the historical relations between Egypt and Russia.

Experience fishing at Lake Nasser

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 - 04:31 GMT

Lake Nasser is one of the best places on the globe to go fishing, as it is home to around 32 species of fish.