Showing posts with label Egypt. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Egypt. Show all posts

Monday, October 26, 2020

Talks on Nile Dam dispute to resume

Talks on Nile Dam dispute to resume

 Talks between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt over the controversial mega-dam across the Blue Nile are set to resume on Tuesday after a seven-week hiatus.

Friday, October 02, 2020

Nile blessings in disguise

Nile blessings in disguise

The Nile is experiencing its highest flooding season in 108 years this year thanks to heavy rainfall on the Ethiopian Highlands, the source of the Atbara, Blue Nile, and Sobat rivers which contribute about 85 per cent of the water of the Nile. The White Nile, which starts in the Great Lakes region of Africa, has a constant flow throughout the year and accounts for only about 15 per cent of Nile water.

Monday, July 09, 2018

New discovery highlights Egypt's potential as emerging oil producer

New discovery highlights Egypt's potential as emerging oil producer
A new oil discovery in the Western Desert of Egypt could unlock a new area for production gains in the country, Italian energy company Eni said Monday.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Turkey, Egypt Clash Over Gas Exploration Rights in Eastern Mediterranean

hypergigantic Zohr reserve
Tensions between Cairo and Ankara remerged this week after Turkey’s foreign minister announced that oil exploration projects would start in the eastern Mediterranean Sea where Cyprus and Egypt have already divided up the rights.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Giza Pyramid mystery chamber may hold Pharaoh’s 'meteorite throne'

Giza Pyramid mystery chamber
A huge void discovered inside the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt late last year may hold an iron throne carved from meteorites, according to new analysis of ancient religious texts.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Egypt hails production of milestone gas field 'Zohr'

gas field 'Zohr'
Egypt's gas field "Zohr," the largest in the Mediterranean Sea, has started production on Saturday with 350 million cubic feet as initial daily output, the Egyptian oil minister said in a statement.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Egypt rejects accusation of using Sudan's Nile water quota

Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry rejected on Wednesday the statements of his Sudanese counterpart that Egypt used some of Sudan's Nile water quota for many years.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Egypte : découverte d'une cavité aussi volumineuse qu'un avion dans la pyramide de Khéops

pyramides
Des scientifiques ont annoncé le 2 novembre avoir découvert une énorme cavité au milieu de la pyramide de Khéops, jusqu'ici ignorée. Sa fonction reste encore mystérieuse.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Egypt braces for continued heatwave of 40 degrees Sunday

Egypt is to experience a continued heat wave Sunday, with experts predicting 40 degrees Celsius in the capital.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

17 mostly intact mummies discovered in Egyptian necropolis

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered catacombs in the country’s Minya province, which they say contain at least 17 mostly intact mummies.

Temperatures to continue rising in Egypt Sunday, Cairo to see highs of 39 C

Egypt's temperatures will continue rising Sunday following brief moderate weather with Cairo expected to witness highs of 39 degrees Celsius and lows of 21 degrees, state news agency MENA reported.
The coastal city of Alexandria will see highs of 31 and lows of 20 degrees celsius.

Egypt to achieve self-sufficiency of natural gas in 2018: minister

Egyptian minister of oil, Tariq al-Mulla, said on Friday the country would achieve "self-sufficiency of natural gas by the end of 2018."

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Mummies and Ushabti figurines unearthed in Luxor's Pharaonic tomb

Egypt's antiquities ministry announced Tuesday the unearthing of a funerary collection of a New Kingdom tomb, including mummies and Ushabti figurines, in upper Egypt's Luxor governorate.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Egypt uncovers remains of ancient pyramid in Giza

Egyptian antiquities ministry announced Monday that it uncovered the remains of a 13th dynasty pyramid in Giza Governorate's Dahshur district.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Egypt moves from electricity deficit to sufficiency

The opening of three ma­jor power plants in March was the latest in Egypt's efforts to end its electric­ity shortage crisis.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Torrential rain and flooding in Egypt: Water cuts in multiple governorates as Egypt's Nile turns murky brown

Residents and commuters traveling the length of Egypt's Nile River have been treated in the last couple of days to the sight of murky brown water, as the country was hit earlier this week by severe floods, which muddied the river with sand.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Egypt's flood death toll rises to 26: Health Ministry

The death toll from torrential rain and flooding in Egypt has risen to 26 people, state news agency MENA reported on Saturday, citing the health and population ministry.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Egypt’s PM in Red Sea after floods kill 18

Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail visited the Red Sea governorate on Saturday to check damages caused by deadly rain floods that killed at least 18 people and 47 injured.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Fifteen dead after heavy rain hits Egypt

Fifteen people have been killed and 47 others injured as a result of torrential rain and flooding in Egypt since Thursday, health officials have said.

EL News