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Iran-Afghanistan water dispute to test Tehran’s ties to Taliban
Middle East

Iran-Afghanistan water dispute to test Tehran’s ties to Taliban

“The situation on the border isn’t about to get any better with the Taliban in power,” according to Nik Kowsar,…
Egypt builds huge treatment plant to solve Giza water crisis
Egypt

Egypt builds huge treatment plant to solve Giza water crisis

The Egyptian government announced the construction of a large water station called “Dahab Island,” which hopes to solve the Giza…
Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests
Middle East

Iran: Drought, water shortages spark protests

People in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province are desperate. Suffering from drought and water shortages since March, they’ve taken to the streets…
Egypt’s Sisi explores national renewable energy projects, green hydrogen generation
Business

Egypt’s Sisi explores national renewable energy projects, green hydrogen generation

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Saturday met with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy…
Egypt is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world: minister
Egypt

Egypt is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world: minister

Egypt is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world, Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Aaty said…
Lebanon could gradually go dark as cash for electricity runs out
Middle East

Lebanon could gradually go dark as cash for electricity runs out

Lebanon could go dark as cash for electricity generation runs out this month, a government statement said on Thursday. “We…
Ethiopia signs $907 mn financing pact with World Bank
World

Ethiopia signs $907 mn financing pact with World Bank

Ethiopia’s finance ministry signed a $907 million financing agreement with the World Bank on Friday geared towards improving access to…
Miners seek gold under the desert sands after Egypt changes rules
Egypt

Miners seek gold under the desert sands after Egypt changes rules

Mining companies awarded blocks in Egypt’s Eastern Desert are set to start exploring for gold under a legislative overhaul that…
Qatar to pour $60 million into new Israel-Gaza gas pipeline
Middle East

Qatar to pour $60 million into new Israel-Gaza gas pipeline

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar pledged $60 million on Thursday to help construct a natural gas pipeline running…
Egyptian student wins 2nd place at “Tatawwar” program for water preservation plan
Features/Interviews

Egyptian student wins 2nd place at “Tatawwar” program for water preservation plan

A project idea from Egyptian student Samah Abdullah won second place in the “Tatawwar program, launched by the HSBC in…
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