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  1. Egypt Removes 12,000 Illegal Irrigation Structures along Nile

    15 Nov 2016- 07:57 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Egypt's Ministry of Irrigation has removed 12,061 structures illegally erected on the banks of the River Nile since January 2015, when the National Campaign to Save the Nile was launched by ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2016 - 07:57

  2. Egyptian Expert: Ethiopian Dam Will Have Devastating Effect

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report CAIRO Middle East Monitor Professor Nader Nouriddin of Cairo University warned on Friday that Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam on the Nile will damage Egypt on many levels by decreasing Egypt’s annual portion of water ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  3. Nile Treatment Plants Shut Down by Sand Caused by Floods

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Residents and commuters traveling the length of Egypt's Nile River have been treated in the last couple of days to the sight of murky brown water, as the country was hit earlier this week by ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2016 - 13:14

  4. Power in Sudan to Benefit from GRD

    2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Sudan is preparing to construct a power transmission line, which will have the capacity to transmit 3,000MW, from the Grand Renaissance Dam (GRD) to link Ethiopia and Sudan electricity networks ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2016 - 07:07

  5. Egypt, Singapore to Enhance Bilateral Trade: Sisi

    1 Nov 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Egypt discussed with Singapore measures to boost bilateral trade, President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi said on Monday in Cairo after a meeting with Singaporean President Tony Tan. El-Sisi said the two ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2016 - 07:29

  6. Arab Officials Meet on Water Security

    26 Oct 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report CAIRO Kuwait News Agency Members of the Arab Water Ministers Council's Executive Office are meeting this week to discuss implementation of the 2030 sustainable development plan, the link between the water and ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2016 - 08:34

  7. Egypt Limits Area for Rice Cultivation in 2017 to Preserve Water

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report CAIRO Ahram Online Egypt will decrease land area used for rice production in the 2017 season with a decrease of 34.6 percent, according to a decree issued by the Ministry of Irrigation on Sunday. Rice, a key stable ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21

  8. 118 Skinned Donkeys Removed from Kafr al-Sheikh Canal

    20 Oct 2016- 07:27 by Local Press Report KAFR AL-SHEIKH CITY Egypt Independent The skinned carcases of 118 donkeys were found in the Gaafariya water channel, sparking health concerns among local residents. Hesham Fatehy, Kafr al-Sheik's deputy mayor ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2016 - 07:27

  9. Supreme Egyptian-Sudanese Committee Meeting to Foster Cooperation

    4 Oct 2016- 10:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Supreme Egyptian-Sudanese Committee, which is meeting in the Egyptian capital this week, will discuss political issues, the economy, security, consular affairs, education, culture, water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/04/2016 - 10:27

  10. Egyptian Agriculture Crisis Worsens

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report CAIRO MENAFN Over the past years, the area of agricultural land has declined, as sectors linked to agriculture have also deteriorated.The sector is facing additional threats, including the risk of a decline in ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  11. Prenaissance for the Renaissance?

    21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on September 20th, signed the long-awaited technical studies contracts for Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam. At a ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2016 - 10:41

  12. Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Will Sign Renaissance Dam Technical Agreement This Week

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation announced on September 17th that Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will sign contracts this week with the technical consultants who will carry out studies on the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 09:20

  13. Luxor Imposes EGP 1,000 Fine for Wasting Drinking Water

    12 Sep 2016- 07:12 by Local Press Report LUXOR Daily News Egypt Luxor governorate will impose a fine of EGP 1,000 on anyone excessively using drinking water for other purposes and wasting it, according to Luxor governor Mohamed Badr on Saturday. Access ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2016 - 07:12

  14. Water Hyacinth Taking over the Nile

    8 Sep 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al Monitor The water hyacinth is spreading, and Cairo is worried. Most measures taken to eliminate this plant have failed, and it threatens Egypt with an annual loss of 10% of its share of Nile waters. Cairo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/08/2016 - 08:41

  15. Grand Renaissance Dam Meeting Postponed

    6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The meeting of Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese officials to sign an agreement for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, scheduled to take place in Khartoum this week, has ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 12:05

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