On January 30 this website reported on the ceremonial event held in Aswan 10 days earlier by the Egyptian government to recognize the successful claims of more than 11,000 Nubians for damages caused to them by the construction of the Aswan High Dam in the early 1960s. The Middle East news website Al-Monitor last week […]

On Monday, January 20, the government of Egypt celebrated its settlement of the claims of the Nubian people with an event in Aswan. Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli attended along with several other national cabinet ministers: Housing Minister Assem El-Gazzar, Culture Minister Enas Abdel Dayem, and Social Solidarity Minister Nevin Al-Qabbaj. In his comments at […]

The Egyptian government announced on June 19 that compensation would be provided for Nubians who had been displaced from their villages by the construction of the Aswan High Dam in the 1960s. According to the official government news release, Omar Marawan, the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, announced at a press conference that beginning on June […]