Egypt Current Affairs, GK & News

Egypt closes Gaza border

Egypt closed its main border crossing point with Gaza Strip on August 23, 2021 because of tensions with Hamas rulers. Key Points Rafah crossing was closed for the first time during a workday in year 2021. This crossing was kept open during the 11-day war between Israel and Hamas in May 2021. As per Egyptian ..

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First-known pregnant mummy discovered by Researchers

The researchers of Poland recently discovered the first embalmed pregnant woman. This is the first time in the history scientists have found a foetus in a mummy. Initially the researchers thought the Mummy was a male priest. About the Mummy The Mummy was first brought to Warsaw in 1826. It was believed to be the ..

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What is Suez Canal Blockade?

A container ship called the “Ever Given” recently ran aground in the Suez Canal. This blocked more than 400 ships from transiting the canal. The blockage created huge impacts on global trade and is referred to as Suez Canal Crisis 2021 or Suez Canal Blockade. Impacts of the Blockade The Cargo ship was headed from ..

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Egypt to Deploy Troops in Libya

The Parliament of Egypt has adopted a resolution authorizing the deployment of troops outside the country. This is after President Abdel Fateh el-Sisi had threatened stern military action against the Turkey-backed forces in Libya. The resolution has been passed by the members of the Egyptian Parliament i.e. the members and the members of the armed ..

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Nine-year-long dispute between Sudan, Ethiopia, and Egypt likely to end in Upcoming Weeks

On 26th June 2020, Ethiopia’s Water Minister has stated that a consensus had been reached between the three countries(Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt) over the USD 4.5 billion worth Giant Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the dam will not be filled unilaterally by Ethiopia. Three countries have been involved in continuous negotiations over the years to reach ..

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