Water Security

Egypt's irrigation minister highlights measures taken to fight water poverty

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 03:17 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sweilam noted in a TV interview Saturday that the water poverty line is 1,000 cubic meters per capita per annum and that the figure in Egypt is half that quantity.

Mauritanian president commends Egypt's patience, wisdom on Ethiopian Dam dispute

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 01:46 GMT

The two chiefs of state tackled the conditions of Libya and Sudan as well as the "Nile Water" issue.

Egypt calls Ethiopian statement 'desperate attempt to sabotage Arab-African relations'

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 10:51 GMT

The ambassador pointed out that the statement included falsehoods pertinent to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt denounces Ethiopia’s accusations of ‘politicizing’ Renaissance Dam file

Thu, 13 Apr 2023 - 09:45 GMT

“The continuous Ethiopian claim that Egypt politicized the issue of the Renaissance Dam is an attempt to evade legal responsibility, and disregard the principles of international law and good neighborliness,” Loza said.

Know more about how Egypt works to achieve water security, protect sea beaches

Tue, 20 Dec 2022 - 12:18 GMT

It is also an important step towards achieving water security and paying attention to preserving and protecting huge assets related to water resources.

Egyptian geologist reveals outcome of Ethiopian Dam's 3rd filling using satellite image

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted on Facebook Tuesday a satellite image of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Professor warns of cracks in saddle dam of Ethiopia's mega hydropower project

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 - 11:01 GMT

Sewilam made the observation through images he acquired on Google Maps, making a comparison between those of 2020 and others of 2022.

Egyptian president reiterates to Tanzanian FM stance on water security in view of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 02:37 GMT

President Sisi Tanzanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Liberata Mulamula at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace.

EU ready to broker solution to Ethiopian Dam crisis affecting Egypt: European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 01:19 GMT

The interview covered the food and energy crises ensued from the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Water issues are intertwined with climate change: Egypt's FM

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 09:02 GMT

The minister's statements came during his meeting with Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Petteri Taalas.

Expert details updates, speculations on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 04:32 GMT

On February 20, Ethiopia announced it would generate electricity from the dam for the first time through one turbine (out of planned 13).

Egypt describes Ethiopia’s unilateral operation of Renaissance Dam as violation of 2015 Declaration of Principles

Sun, 20 Feb 2022 - 01:57 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a brief comment on the Ethiopian announcement issued Sunday.

Egyptians, Tanzanian president discuss economic ties, security cooperation

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 03:12 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received his Tanzanian counterpart Samia Hassan Wednesday in Al Itihadiyah presidential palace holding an official ceremony.

Egyptian president stresses negotiations, legal binding agreement on Ethiopian Dam in meeting with Congolese counterpart

Tue, 02 Nov 2021 - 09:17 GMT

They met on the sidelines of summit meetings taking place within the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) held in Glasgow.

Egyptian pres., U.S. National Security Advisor discuss Ethiopian Dam, Libyan elections

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 02:55 GMT

U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and accompanying delegation visited Egypt Wednesday.

Egyptian president, CIA director confer over 5 crises, including Afghanistan's

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 12:13 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Sunday in Al Itihadiyah Palace Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Williams Burns.

Dutch delegation visits Egypt to discuss potential joint projects

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 01:47 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty received Monday a number of Dutch consultants to confer over a potential cooperation program.

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.

Egypt's FM delivers message from President Sisi to European Council president

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 01:13 GMT

They also discussed other matters.

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