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Egypt Announces Major Expansion At Suez Canal

dpa Cairo (dpa) — Egyptian authorities on Tuesday announced plans for a major upgrade of the Suez Canal, one of the world’s most important waterways which connects the Mediterranean to the Red Sea. The project will involve digging 35 kilometres of a new parallel canal and widening the existing canal along a further 37 kilometres, […]

August 5, 2014

Egypt’s Al-Sissi Asks Outgoing Premier To Form New Government

By Nehal el-Sherif and Pol O Gradaigh CAIRO — New Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi has asked outgoing premier Ibrahim Mehleb to form a new government, local media reported Monday. Mehleb confirmed his reappointment to reporters at the cabinet headquarters, saying he had not yet started consultations on ministerial appointments, independent newspaper al-Masry al-Youm reported. The […]

June 9, 2014