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Egypt - Urban & Transport
11/24/2022 10:59:20 PM
The Egyptian National Railways (ENR) signed an agreement with the French Development Agency (AFD) on Thursday to develop the signaling and communication systems of the 119-kilometre Tanta-Mansoura-Damietta railway line in northern Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/24/2022 7:07:35 PM
The UN COP27 Conference in Sharm El-Sheikh was a major success for Egypt and led to the establishment of a new loss and damage fund for nations vulnerable to climate change.

World - Region
11/23/2022 5:22:14 PM
A magnitude-5.9 earthquake hit a town in northwestern Turkey early Wednesday, causing damage to some buildings and widespread panic. At least 68 people were injured, mostly while trying to flee homes.

World - Region
11/23/2022 2:00:25 PM
An improvised bomb has killed an Iranian colonel from the aerospace division of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps near Syria's capital Damascus, Iranian media reported Wednesday, blaming arch foe Israel.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
11/22/2022 10:05:27 PM
Egypt – and the whole world – are entitled to celebrating the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) at Sharm El-Sheikh concluded with a hard-fought, historic deal to establish a Loss and Damage Fund to “save lives and livelihoods from climate change-related disasters” in poor countries that contribute little to global warming.

Al-Ahram Weekly - COP27
11/22/2022 8:51:31 PM
With the conclusion of the UN COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, it now remains for countries across the world to abide by their pledges to help save the planet, writes Sawsan Samy Elawady

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
11/22/2022 8:48:31 PM
Comprehensive urban development is at the centre of Our Neighbourhood, initially implemented in two Egyptian governorates for over $11 million, reports Mahmoud Bakr

COP27 - Climate change
11/22/2022 7:47:43 PM
In conflict-ravaged nations like Yemen and Somalia, devastating floods and droughts kill hundreds of people and uproot tens of thousands from their homes.

COP27 - To Know
11/21/2022 4:08:13 PM
The decision Sunday by nations around the world to establish a fund to help poor countries hit hard by a warming planet was one of the most significant since U.N. climate talks began 30 years ago.

Egypt - Society
11/21/2022 10:57:15 AM
Many residents in northern Egypt, including in Delta cities and Greater Cairo felt tremors early on Monday as a strong 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the Greek island of Crete with no reports of casualties or damage.

World - International
11/21/2022 10:45:21 AM
An earthquake shook Indonesia's main island of Java on Monday, killing at least 46 people, damaging dozens of buildings and sending residents into the capital's streets for safety.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 10:24:43 PM
COP27 made a historic and unprecedented achievement by establishing a Loss and Damage Fund, whose specific tasks a transitional committee will implement during the coming weeks, UN Climate Change High Level Champion for Egypt and UN Special Envoy on Financing the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda Mahmoud Mohieldin said on Sunday.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 7:43:45 PM
A breakthrough funding deal at the COP27 conference to help poor countries ravaged by climate change was welcomed Sunday by Pakistan, a nation devastated this year by record-breaking monsoon rains.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 2:36:38 PM
COP27 President and Minister of Foreign Afairs Sameh Shoukry said that setting up a loss and damage fund to help vulnerable nations cope with climate-induced disasters is "a historic achievement," fulfilling 27 years of negotiations.

COP27 - To Know
11/20/2022 12:06:00 PM
The 27 UN Climate Change Summit (COP27) in Egypt drew praise Sunday for the creation of a historic "loss and damage" fund to help vulnerable countries cope with the destructive impacts of global warming.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 11:18:34 AM
For the first time, the nations of the world decided to help pay for the damage an overheating world is inflicting on poor countries, but they finished marathon climate talks on Sunday without further addressing the root cause of those disasters, the burning of fossil fuels.

COP27 - Climate change
11/20/2022 9:59:00 AM
​A fraught UN COP27 summit wrapped up Sunday with a landmark deal on funding to help vulnerable countries cope with devastating climate impacts -- and deep disappointment over a failure to push further ambition on cutting emissions.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/20/2022 12:29:04 AM
France's energy minister said some ``confusion'' remains over certain wording on an agreement reached by parties earlier Saturday on loss and damage funding for developing countries suffering from the impacts of climate change cause by high-emitting nations.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/19/2022 9:12:37 PM
Egypt’s presidency of COP27 submitted on Saturday three draft documents to the countries participating in the conference in order to accelerate the pace of negotiation and reach a unanimous agreement in the final statement of the conference.

COP27 - Climate change
11/19/2022 8:54:00 PM
COP27 host Egypt scrambled to salvage UN climate talks Saturday with the European Union and Pakistan signalling a breakthrough over the contentious issue of "loss and damage" funding for climate vulnerable nations.

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