The ongoing reduction in Egypt’s Nile fresh water may subject the country to fresh water and energy shortages by 2025, according to a report published in the Geological Society of America’s (GSA) March issue.
Egypt’s population is multiplying fast. From a little over 66 million at the turn of the century, it hit almost 93 million earlier this year. If current birth rates hold, demographers project that the country’s total will be 150 million by 2050. That kind of growth would be a challenge …
Ethiopian authorities announced they had increased the production capacity of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Nile by 450 megawatts, causing some alarm downstream in Egypt.
Anyone seeking evidence of creeping Islamist radicalization in Egypt under President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s repressive regime need look no further than the bombing of the Coptic Orthodox church in Cairo on December 10. The attack, for which the Islamic State (also known as ISIS) claimed responsibility, killed 25 and wounded …
On January 9, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi made a promise “from the heart of a father to his sons”: to make 2016 “the year of the youth” through programs that activate young people’s role in the nation by providing access to key knowledge and participation in education, culture, economy and …
Saudi plans to open a military base in the tiny Rea Sea state of Djibouti have raised concerns among Egyptian officials, as strained relations between Cairo and Riyadh show little sign of improving.
Egypt’s Interior Ministry warned citizens against taking part in foreign polls that measure public opinion on economic, social and security issues in Egypt, in a statement issued Tuesday.
Unstable conditions in the Middle East have pushed Egypt to enhance its naval forces, commander of the Egyptian Navy Osama Rabie said Friday at a ceremony for the occasion of the arrival of the second French-made Mistral helicopter carrier to Egypt.
Egypt’s State Council ratified the final draft of the contract between Egypt and Russia to build a nuclear power plant in Al-Dabaa.
Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta issued a new edict on Sunday asserting that Islamic nations must possess weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to be in accordance with the Quranic verse instructing Muslims to “gather all the force that they can” to deter their enemies.