Abu Sir

As garbage piles up in canals, residents take matters into their own hands
Environment

As garbage piles up in canals, residents take matters into their own hands

Although the Nile is generally praised as the country’s lifeblood, many people actually rely on its irrigation canals. But when…
Rural irrigation canals are afflicted by water shortages and contaminated water
Environment

Rural irrigation canals are afflicted by water shortages and contaminated water

After a month of severe water cuts, with little to no water running through the canals of Abu Sir and…
Garbage dumping and archaeological looting in Abu Sir alarm residents
Environment

Garbage dumping and archaeological looting in Abu Sir alarm residents

Since last January’s uprising, the archaeologically rich area of Abu Sir in the Giza Governorate has come to resemble an…
All in a day’s travel: Saqqara, Abu Sir, Dahshour, Memphis
Life & Style

All in a day’s travel: Saqqara, Abu Sir, Dahshour, Memphis

There are so many beautiful places on the outskirts of Cairo that we tend to forget about. Seeing that tourism,…
Irrigation canals mismanagement leads to health hazards: The example of Abu Sir
Environment

Irrigation canals mismanagement leads to health hazards: The example of Abu Sir

The canals of Abu Sir village are part of the vast network of Egypt’s irrigation canals designed to expand the…
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