Eastern Desert

Geologist calls for revival of 'Imperial Marble Quarry' at Egypt's Golden Triangle

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 11:56 GMT

It is located western Red Sea's Safaga town in the Eastern Desert.

In pics: What you need to know about Eastern Desert’s beautiful valley of “Heba”

Sat, 30 Apr 2022 - 02:32 GMT

The valleys of the Eastern Desert are characterized by a beautiful nature, especially in the areas of Halayeb, Shalateen and Marsa Alam.

Egypt's House of Representatives passes 10 draft laws on gold exploration, traffic

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 07:33 GMT

The House of Representative passed 10 draft laws on Monday regarding gold and mineral exploration and traffic.

Egypt discovers new goldmine in Eastern Desert with more than 1M ounces

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 10:01 GMT

"The extraction rate is 95 percent, which is one of the highest rates, and with total investments over the next ten years, more than $1 billion,” Petroleum Minister noted.

Egypt to launch bid round in March for gold exploration in Eastern Desert: official

Sun, 23 Feb 2020 - 11:45 GMT

Investors will be bidding on blocks which will be awarded to them within four months of the bid round being launched, the official said.

GPC to drill 18 wells, produce 64k barrels of crude in 2108/19

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 - 12:07 GMT

The Petroleum Ministry-affiliated General Petroleum Company (GPC) plans to drill five discovery wells and 13 development wells in 2018/19.

Learn about Camel racing in Egypt’s Eastern Desert

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 01:54 GMT

Camel races in Egypt’s Eastern Desert are definitely worth a visit.

New dam to be constructed in Shalatin

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 11:35 GMT

Shalatin dam with a capacity of seven million m³ to be built, which will make it the largest in the Eastern desert.

EGPC auctions two Eastern Desert areas for oil exploration

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 - 08:51 GMT

The bid areas are Wadi Dara and West Ghareb at 50 km and 20 km of space respectively.

The Egyptian desert…kingdom of walking

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 12:30 GMT

Walking is an innate human ability. The tradition of walking nature trails is as old as the human race itself.