Cairo

Cairo is both daunting and exhilarating. With a population of more than 17 million, Egypt's capital city is crowded, noisy and polluted. It is also one of the most vibrant and complex cities in the world. Skyscrapers and five-star hotels loom over the River Nile, mosques fill even the most westerni...

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Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed swears to protect Egypt's interest in the Nile

Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed confirmed during his visit to Egypt's president, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, that he will protect all Egypt’s interests in the Nile waters. Egypt’s worries over the N...
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Egypt ups level of talks on Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam

Egypt president invites Ethiopia prime minister to high-level talks on Ethiopian Renaissance dam. Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has invited Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed to Cairo for...
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New light rail system for Cairo

Egypt seeks tenders for two monorail lines in greater Cairo. The Egyptian government is accepting proposals from national and international companies interested in constructing two light rail project...
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Egypt to open new Suez Canal

$8 billion expansion project to open ahead of time Egypt has completed the Suez Canal Axis and is scheduled to inaugurate the major engineering project on 6 August. The $8 billion scheme involv...
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Cairo builds pyramid skyscraper

Project in south-east Cairo to become Egypt's tallest building Egypt's housing ministry has revealed plans to construct a pyramid-inspired 200-m tall skyscraper in Cairo, a 30-minute drive from th...
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New underground parking in Tahrir Square

Four-level facility opened by Egyptian premier A four-storey underground parking facility in Cairo's Tahrir Square has been inaugurated by Egyptian premier Ibrahim Mahlab along with Cairo's governo...
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Cairo brings forward Ethiopia dam meeting

Second panel meeting over contentious dam Egypt has brought forward a second meeting of a tripartite technical panel on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the river Nile, from 20-21 October to...
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Cairo Opera to donate funds to Suez Canal corridor

Egypt picks consortium for Suez corridor masterplan The Cairo Opera House has announced that it will donate funds from a series of monthly concerts to the “Long Live Egypt” project to r...
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Kuwait funds Egyptian railway project

Kuwait is providing Egypt with a grant of $250 million to invest in the nation's troubled railway system. The funds will be used to fund an electronic traffic signal project along the railway from...
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Military

Roughly 100 troops have occupied Al-Qursaya island in central Cairo, raising fears among residents that they are to be displaced, the news agency AFP reports. The soldiers have set up small camps in p...