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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/24/2023 5:27:10 PM
Egypt's Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Hani Sewilam said Saturday that Addis Ababa is building the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to exhert political dominance over the Nile River, in addition to the declared purpose of generating electricity.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/14/2023 9:29:00 PM
Al-Azhar Observatory for Combating Terrorism, the monitoring unit of the world's leading Sunni Islamic authority Al-Azhar, denounced the recent remarks made by Rabbi Uzi Sharbaf, a well-known Zionist figure, who alleged that the ongoing Israeli war in Gaza aims “to continue liberating the land of Israel in Gaza and its milieu.”

World - Africa
11/8/2023 4:53:44 PM
At least 29 people have been killed and more than 850,000 displaced due to flooding triggered by heavy rains in Somalia, according to the country's disaster management authorities.

Opinion -
9/17/2023 12:04:22 PM
Fifty years ago, on 18 September 1973, by New York’s East River, two German states joined the United Nations. This event was the result of a brief General Assembly resolution – however, it was anything but routine business in the world of diplomacy.

Life & Style - Health
9/12/2023 5:15:25 PM
Verynile, the first Egyptian initiative to develop sustainable means to clean the River Nile, is gaining momentum.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/8/2023 12:21:00 PM
Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan will convene in Addis Ababa to resume talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam this month.

World - Region
9/3/2023 10:24:23 PM
Flooding caused by torrential rain has killed eight people in western Algeria, the country's civil defence service said on Sunday.

Antiquities - Museums
8/29/2023 1:16:01 PM
The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square has introduced a unified admission ticket, giving visitors the opportunity to explore the Nile and Life exhibition being jointly presented at the Coptic Museum, the Islamic Art Museum, and the museum in Tahrir.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
8/22/2023 7:29:10 PM
Zahi Hawass describes the funerary beliefs of the ancient Egyptians and their relationship to the Earth’s natural cycles

Sports - Omni sports
8/20/2023 2:42:53 PM
The swimming stage of a triathlon in Paris's Seine River was cancelled on Sunday due to pollution, organisers announced, raising further questions about holding competitions there during the 2024 Olympics.

Sports - Omni sports
8/19/2023 4:23:04 PM
Pollution levels in the Seine river forced the cancellation of Saturday's test event for the para-triathlon at the Paris Olympics.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
8/16/2023 7:27:46 PM
Egypt has drawn up a plan to modernize its river transport network in ordert to reduce road congestion, lower fuel consumption by 64 percent, and decrease accidents by using waterways to transport passengers and goods.

World - International
8/9/2023 10:38:00 PM
Norwegian authorities said Wednesday thousands had been evacuated following massive floods and that they were considering blowing open a dam after the floodgates failed to open.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
8/8/2023 12:36:26 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Housing Assem El-Gazzar inspected the ongoing progress of the Julius Nyerere Hydroelectric Power Project (JNHPP) on the Rufiji River in Tanzania, which is being built by an Egyptian consortium, the Ministry of Housing announced on Monday.

Sports - Omni sports
8/6/2023 2:41:07 PM
Excessive pollution in Paris' Seine River forced organisers to cancel a pre-Olympics test swimming competition due to take place on Sunday, the sport's international federation said.

Sports - Omni sports
8/4/2023 5:37:09 PM
Heavy rains have set back plans to test Paris’ readiness for swimmers to race in the River Seine at next year’s Summer Olympics but Games organizers say the waterway will be better prepared in 2024.

Sports - Omni sports
7/17/2023 3:07:08 PM
Around 40 boats took part in a practice run of the hugely ambitious opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics on the river Seine on Monday, almost exactly a year until the sporting extravaganza begins.

World - Region
7/14/2023 6:53:42 PM
With scorching temperatures and power cuts, Wissam Abed cools off from Baghdad's brutal summer by swimming in the Tigris river, but as Iraqi rivers dry up, so does the age-old pastime.

World - International
6/22/2023 10:03:58 PM
Greek authorities said they rescued 145 migrants found stranded Thursday on a small islet on the river that runs along the northeastern land border with Turkey.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
6/22/2023 2:47:47 PM
In war-torn Sudan, a Blue Nile river town has become a relative sanctuary from the fighting, but survivors living there endure overcrowding, widespread disease and creeping hunger.

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