Tuesday,17 July, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1257, (6-12 August 2015)
Tuesday,17 July, 2018
Issue 1257, (6-12 August 2015)

Ahram Weekly


Egypt is celebrating the grand opening of the New Suez Canal, with world leaders arriving today to attend the inaugural ceremony as guests of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, writes Nevine Khalil

Egypt’s new military hardware will be taking part in today’s inauguration of the New Suez Canal against a backdrop of exceptional security measures, writes Ahmed Eleiba

The New Suez Canal is a milestone for the global shipping industry, with its benefits for Egypt hinging on improving growth and the development of the Suez Canal region, writes Niveen Wahish

The three Canal Zone governorates are starting to feel the economic benefits of the New Suez Canal, writes Ahmed Kotb

The development of the Suez Canal Corridor is no less important to the Egyptian economy than the newly inaugurated canal itself, writes Sherine Abdel-Razek

In a document first drawn up in 2009, the Egyptian National Competitive Council presented its vision of the New Suez Canal, writes Hossam Badrawi

Doaa Khalifa speaks to workers on Egypt’s New Suez Canal, one of the mega-projects designed to help secure the country’s development

Millions of Egyptians have invested in the New Suez Canal investment certificates, reports Mahmoud Negm

The digging of a new channel of the Suez Canal is doubtless an achievement, but capitalising on it needs a public debate on its real potential and how to realise it, writes Yousry Al-Fakharany

The Suez Canal has symbolised Egypt’s progress and independence since it was built in 1869, as well as causing the rivalry of the imperialist powers, writes Aziza Sami

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi and other dignitaries will sail in the former royal yacht Mahroussa during the inauguration of the New Suez Canal, reminding many of the ship’s

The nineteenth century was dominated by the Egyptian Question, focusing in particular on the Suez Canal. The twenty-first will be dominated by an Egyptian Answer, writes Ashraf Abul-Yazid

All agree on the need to kick start development of the canal region, but there have been critics of government plans to extend the Suez Canal, writes Samir Sobhi

The New Suez Canal, built on the initiative of President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi, is Egypt’s third national project after the Great Pyramids at Giza and the Aswan High Dam, writes Zahi Hawass

Nevine El-Aref reviews the long history of the canals built in Egypt

Important aspects of Egypt’s history are being displayed as part of the celebrations marking the opening of the New Suez Canal, reports Nevine El-Aref

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