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Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
7/13/2024 3:10:00 PM
The UN has declared Siwa Oasis as one of the most beautiful villages in the world this year, reports Omnia Haridi on a visit to this historic site in Egypt’s Western Desert.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/21/2024 8:17:23 PM
A new study claiming to have discovered a major extinct branch of the Nile at the foothills of the Western Desert Plateau, where the majority of the pyramids lie, creating a brouhaha among Egyptologists over the significance of such a discovery.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
4/16/2024 2:01:27 PM
Seven people were killed and 14 others were injured and hospitalized after a microbus overturned multiple times in Fayoum governorate.

Egypt - Society
3/27/2024 1:24:49 PM
Egypt braces for its inaugural spring heatwave, propelled by dry winds sweeping through the Western Desert.

Business - Economy
8/23/2023 4:00:57 PM
The Egyptian General Authority of Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) has approved an application by GV Investments to establish an EGP 500 billion ($16.17 billion) industrial city near Atfih in the Western Desert, according to a cabinet statement on Wednesday.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
7/11/2023 2:32:49 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Mabdouly announced on Monday the completion of the second phase of a megaproject aimed at resolving the agricultural wastewater issue in Siwa Oasis in the Western Desert.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
5/30/2023 3:31:50 PM
A minibus collision with a truck on the Cairo-Assiut western desert road resulted in three deaths and 27 injuries on Tuesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/17/2023 9:10:00 AM
On Sunday, President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi used a video conference to welcome the wheat harvest season at the East Owainat reclamation project in the Western Desert.

Egypt - Society
5/14/2023 11:46:00 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated via video conference the wheat harvest season along with a number of crops in the East Oweinat in the Western Desert on Sunday.

Egypt - Tourism
4/6/2023 11:27:45 PM
The British government's travel advisory body, the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), has lifted its non-essential travel warning for the Farafra and Bahariya Oasis regions in the Egyptian Western Desert.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/2/2023 11:03:00 AM
Egypt is digging a 174-kilometre watercourse in the Western Desert to irrigate its largest ever agricultural project with reused water

Business - Energy
2/1/2023 4:02:05 PM
Egypt will move three super-sized distillation towers to the Western Desert gas complex to boost its daily gas production capacity, by adding a fourth production line with a capacity of 600 million cubic feet per day, the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) said in a statement on Wednesday.

Multimedia - In Pictures
1/27/2023 2:49:00 PM

Egypt - Urban & Transport
12/3/2022 11:26:11 AM
Six people were killed and eight others injured when a microbus collided with a pickup truck on the New Valley Road in the Western Desert Road in Upper Egypt's governorate of Luxor on Saturday, the Egyptian state news agency MENA reported.

Egypt - Defence
8/31/2022 10:02:36 PM
The Egyptian Armed Forces have cleared 25 million landmines, explosive objects, and ammunition from the country’s Western Desert in recent years, Armed Forces spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement on Wednesday.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
8/3/2022 1:13:20 PM
Seventeen people were killed and four injured as a passenger microbus collided with a truck late Tuesday in Upper Egypt’s Sohag governorate.

Egypt - Society
6/8/2022 9:49:56 PM
A fossil of a predatory dinosaur that lived 98 million years ago has been found in Al-Bahariya Oasis in Egypt’s Western desert, the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research announced on Wednesday.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
3/19/2022 10:39:38 PM
At least two people were killed and 15 others were injured after a truck collided with a microbus on the Cairo-Assiut Western Desert road in the north of the Fayoum governorate Saturday, according to local reports.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
1/9/2022 4:14:47 PM
Five people were killed and nine others were injured on Sunday when a microbus collided with a truck on the Western Desert highway in Fayoum governorate.

Business - Energy
12/27/2021 5:18:43 PM
Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) Abed Ezz El Regal and Vice President of US Apache Corporation David Chi signed an agreement whereby the US company will invest dlrs 3.5 billion on exploration, development and production of gas and oil from concession areas in Egypt's Western Desert.

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