The three countries’ irrigation ministers met in Cairo on Sunday to resume negotiations over filling and operating the dam, which Egypt sees as a threat to its water supplies.
Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said allegations of corruption within the army and government were “lies and slander,” in his first public response to graft accusations that have gone viral online.
Preparations are under way ahead of the World Radio Conference in Egypt later this year.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattahal-Sisi has appointed Lieutenant General Osama Rabie as chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, the presidency said in a statement on Saturday. Rabie, a naval officer, was vice chairman of the Canal Authority under its previous head, Mohab Mamish, who will become an adviser to the president on seaports. Sisi also appointed […]
Egypt’s headline inflation rate fell to its lowest in nearly four years, dropping to 8.7% in July from 9.4% in June; official figures from the CAPMAS statistics agency showed on Thursday.