Egypt Headlines

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 12:58:53 GMT
President Cyril Ramaphosa Welcomes Resumption of Grand Renaissance Ethiopian Dam (GERD) Negotiations
[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, in his capacity as the Chairperson of the African Union welcomed the resumption of Trilateral Negotiations between the Parties to the Grand Renaissance Ethiopian Dam (GERD). Following the meeting of t...

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 08:58:16 GMT
President Isaias Held Talks With President Al Sisi
[Shabait] Asmara -- President Isaias Afwerki in the afternoon hours of today, 6 July, met and held talks with President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi of Egypt at Al-Ittihadia Palace in Cairo. The two leaders held frank and extensive discussions on bilateral r...

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:13:33 GMT
Egypt Turns to UNSC to Push for Final Deal On Ethiopia's Nile Dam
[Ghanaian Times] Egypt has appealed to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene in the year-long dispute over Ethiopian's new hydroelectric dam to help push for a final deal before filling its reservoir.

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:40:36 GMT
Statement On Trilateral Negotiations Between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan On Renaissance Dam Issued
[SNA] Khartoum -- The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources Saturday issued a statement on the current tripartite negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the filling and operation of the Renaissance Dam.

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:40:07 GMT
Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Resume Talks On Renaissance Dam
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -- Negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) resumed on Friday.

Egyptian Streets

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 10:18:22 +0000
Egypt Passes Law Concealing Identity of Sexual Harassment, Assault and Rape Victims
On Wednesday,  Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly approved a legislative amendment in the criminal code to protect the identities of victims of harassment, rape and assault during court cases. Accordingly, the amendment would enable legal...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:36:39 +0000
Ethiopia to Start Filling GERD in July: PM
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stated that his country will begin filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam during heavy rain season in July (GERD) regardless of trilateral agreement, reports Ahram Online. “Ethiopia will not harm Egypt a...

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 10:53:38 +0000
Illustrating the Middle East: 5 Female Digital Artists Tackling Social Change
Illustration is one of the cornerstones of Instagram, featuring motivational comics, drawings of public figures, educational graphics and more. The medium is used to integrate visuals in text-based content across disciplines, from activism to mental ...

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 07:54:12 +0000
Accused Sexual Predator Ahmed Zaki Confesses to Blackmail, Intimidation: Egyptian Public Prosecution
The Egyptian Public Prosecution announced on Monday night that accused rapist and sexual harasser Ahmed Bassam Zaki’s detention was renewed by an Egyptian court for a further 15 days pending further investigations into allegations he raped, sex...

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 06:56:29 +0000
Modeling as an Art: Exploring Beauty, Feminism and Identity with Egyptian Model Mariam Abdallah
“I am beautiful because I am black,” is a statement once said by supermodel Iman Abdulmajid. These few words carry a lot of power for three reasons: it reveals a woman taking pride in her own identity, her freedom to express it, and most importan...