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Egypt Wants To Build a Second Cairo... In Just Seven Years

1,100,000 units of housing. 6,200 miles of boulevards. 2,000 schools. $45 billion dollars. Egypt is planning a sparkling new capital outside of …

Egypt's New Potemkin Capital

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has announced plans to replace Cairo with a new city built to its east. But the money would be better spent elsewhere.<p>The teeming, maddening, and indescribably charming city of Cairo has served as Egypt's capital for 1,000 years. When it emerged it was perhaps the …

Suez Canal

Obama Appointing Pro-Muslim Brotherhood As Special Assistant For Middle East, North Africa & Gulf Region

Written by: Walid Shoebat<p>Published on: March 14, 2015<p>3shares<br>• Share<br>• Plus<br>• LinkedIn<p>The White House has appointed pro-Muslim Brotherhood Robert Malley as a …

Egypt unveils blueprints for new $45bn capital city

Egypt has published official plans for a brand new capital city, located next to Cairo, which it says will be constructed with investment from Gulf …

Egypt secures investments worth billions at global summit | DW | 14.03.2015

Several major companies announced investment deals during the second day of the international investment conference, which is being held at the …

Will Egypt Go for its Own Nuclear Weapon?

Egypt has seen two major upheavals in the last four years - the Arab Spring overthrew Hosni Mubarak in 2011, then saw its Muslim …

Workers dig round the clock on Suez Canal expansion, hoping for surge in East-West trade

Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt's Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic, a project trumpeted by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to revive both the country's damaged economy and visions of nationalist glory.<p>The …

A look at the Islamic State group's reach into North Africa

BEIRUT (AP) — The mass beheadings of Egyptian Christians by militants in Libya linked to the Islamic State group have thrown a spotlight on the …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

These maps show how terrorism is spreading through the Middle East's most populous country

A military council ruled Egypt in the immediate aftermath of Mubarak's departure, and the country had a brief flirtation with electoral democracy that led to the election of a Muslim Brotherhood government that was itself overthrown in a 2013 military coup. It's somewhat ironic that Egypt's …

France: Egypt 1st foreign buyer of French Rafale fighters

PARIS (AP) — Egypt will become the first foreign buyer of Rafale fighter jets, French officials said Thursday, purchasing 24 of the multi-role …

The Government Of Egypt Is About To Rescue All The Christians In Libya Before ISIS Slaughters Them All

By onFebruary 13, 2015 in Featured, General<p><b>By Walid Shoebat (Shoebat Exclusive)</b><p>ISIS released photos which show 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians being …

Suez canal scheme ‘threatens ecosystem and human activity in Mediterranean’

The continuing expansion of the Suez canal risks causing serious harm to marine lifeforms and economic activity in the Mediterranean sea, scientists are warning.<p>Egypt is building a second “lane” to the Suez canal, as well as widening the existing channel, in an “ominous” scheme scientists fear …

UAE's al-Marfaa dredger starts digging new Suez channel

Chief of Staff of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces Kamel al-Wazir who supervises the digging of the new Suez Canal project announced on …

Egypt

Pharmaceutical, petrochemical, automotive industries most promising in Suez Canal project: Dar Al-Handasah official

Daily News Egypt sat down with Yehia Zaki, the director of operations at Dar Al-Handasah, to follow up on the progress of the master plans, the most …

The New Suez Canal Project and Egypt’s Economic Future

During a televised speech on August 5, 2014, President Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi announced a “surprise” he’d planned for the Egyptian people: the launch …

Egypt seeks to build confidence with second Suez Canal

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1139000/1139706_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524763566_a607dc8888ff9045b75a841253ba66b7<p><b>Few things in Egypt are more iconic, revered and profitable than the Suez Canal.</b><p>So in a bid to refloat the country's ailing economy, President Abdul …

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Highlights of a Nile river cruise: in pictures

Newly Discovered Ancient Egyptian Fortress Sheds Light on Early Warfare

In ancient Egypt, a once legendary defensive array existed known as the “Wall of the Prince,” consisting of numerous fortresses built along a line of …

The New Suez Canal And The Art Of Leading By Thinking Huge

Egypt has a millennia-old tradition of building enormous public works. Can the newest one help keep President Sisi in charge?<p>Egypt is legendary for autocratic leaders who have sought to cement their leadership by building big–starting, of course the pyramids. During the 1950s and 1960s a modern …

5 Reasons Why the 1950s Was the Golden Age of Egypt

I didn’t live in the 50s, but I wish I did.<p><i>1. People were classy</i><p>Although not all people were educated, people were classy in their thoughts, looks …

مشروع سد إثيوبي قد يبدأ إنتاج الكهرباء بحلول يونيو | Reuters

أديس ابابا (رويترز) - قالت مسؤولة إثيوبية يوم الخميس إن مشروع سد تحت الإنشاء بتكلفة 1.8 مليار دولار على نهر أومو قد يبدأ في توليد الكهرباء بحلول يونيو حزيران ويعمل بشكل كامل بحلول مطلع 2016.<p>صورة من أرشيف رويترز لمنشأة للطاقة الكهربائية في ميكاله باقليم تيجراي في اثيوبيا.<p>وسيرفع السد جلجل جيب 3 إنتاج …

The UFO Travellers From Ancient Egypt

I've said so before how it's strange that sometimes, once you start to research something, more information arrives all by itself. And somehow it all …

First phase of Egypt-Gaza buffer zone to cost $70 million

Egyptian security forces continued ongoing operations against jihadists in Sinai, killing one suspect and arresting 11 in northern Sinai, MENA …

Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Experience Egypt, from its ancient wonders to the blend of tradition and modernity that characterizes everyday life. Explore legendary monuments from …

Egypt unveils renovated Tutankhamun gallery

<b>Four renovated halls in the Tutankhamun gallery in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo have been unveiled.</b><p>The renovation is part of a seven-year project to refurbish the entire Egyptian Museum.<p>The halls, opened by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, house treasures from the tomb of the boy king which were …