Egypt building Sharm El-Sheikh wall to protect tourists – Middle East Monitor

Egypt building Sharm El-Sheikh wall to protect tourists – Middle East Monitor

Egypt has started the construction of a six metre wall around the popular tourist hotspot Sharm El-Sheikh, in a bid to protect foreign tourists from the ongoing conflict in the Sinai Peninsula. Despite Egyptian officials denying the existence of the project, the Guardian shared verified pictures and videos of the wall taken by local residents […]

Sudanese security forces arrest opposition parties' leaders – Middle East Monitor – Middle East Monitor

Sudanese security forces arrest opposition parties' leaders – Middle East Monitor – Middle East Monitor

Sudanese security forces have arrested dozens of opposition leaders in the country’s capital of Khartoum, Germany’s Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) reported yesterday quoting eyewitnesses. “A group of security forces’ vehicles arrested prominent leaders of opposition parties, allied with the Sudanese Professionals’ Association (SPA), in front of a mosque’s gate located in Al-Souq Al Arabi area near […]

Climate change will fuel more wars and displacement in the Middle East, experts warn – The Independent

Climate change will fuel more wars and displacement in the Middle East, experts warn – The Independent

The most volatile region in the world is about to be plunged into further chaos because ongoing climate change, with food scarcity and water shortages adding to the flood of displaced people, sparking wars, and providing opportunities for extremist groups, warned scholars and international officials at a conference on Tuesday. A UN development official predicted […]

Ministry: Two policemen killed in blast in central Cairo – Middle East Monitor

Ministry: Two policemen killed in blast in central Cairo – Middle East Monitor

Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday, an interior ministry statement said, Reuters reports. According to the ministry, security forces were pursuing the man in the search for the perpetrator of an attempted attack against […]

AECOM hones regional focus with integration of its Middle East and African operations – Creamer Media's Engineering News

AECOM hones regional focus with integration of its Middle East and African operations – Creamer Media's Engineering News

“We are incredibly proud to be involved in some of the biggest infrastructure projects across Africa, including the $1.5 billion Tema Port Expansion Project for Meridian Port Services in Ghana,” said Joe Ndala, AECOM’s Managing Director of South Africa and Chief Financial Officer for the African operation. “By consolidating our presence in Africa and bringing […]

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