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Energy crisis in Egypt heats up coal controversy

the "Egyptians Against Coal" campaign. While factory owners languish between two choices — either ... that project.” Ahmed Droubi, a member of Egyptians Against Coal campaign , says that subsidised energy, ... are refuted by the Ministry for Environmental Affairs, as well as the Egyptians Against Coal campaign. ...

22/12/2013 - 18:26 - comment 0

When money talks politics: Taqa to withdraw $12 billion investment from Turkey

to exercise pressure on the Turkish government to do a U-turn on their position towards the Egyptian cause. ... in January to invest $12 billion to develop coal fields in Southern Turkey. “Taqa was supposed to invest ... towards the Egyptian cause. The step by the UAE is a consequence of the Turkish government’s stance ...

28/08/2013 - 10:16 - comment 0

No longer cooking with oil: Coal set to overtake as worlds top fuel

Coal is set to surpass oil as the world’s top fuel ... it hard to cut use despite pollution concerns, according to a report. Coal ... emerging markets, coal met nearly half of the rise in global energy demand during the first decade ...

20/12/2012 - 04:00 - comment 0

Fuel supply shortages put Egypt in a 'dark place'

that started the "Egyptians Against Coal" campaign. Last week, Petroleum Minister Sherif Ismail ... During the last 10 days, Egyptians have reported regular electricity cuts, the second wave of its kind ... consumption. The government has proposed that the cement industry, an intensive energy user, shift to coal ...

29/01/2014 - 23:42 - comment 0

Coal in the Middle East

Although coal use is expected to be displaced ... is projected by 2020. Coal continues to dominate ma Although coal use is expected ... consumption is projected by 2020.  Coal continues to dominate many national fuel markets in developing ...

15/08/2010 - 23:38 - comment 0

Egyptian court upholds jail sentence, $7 million fine against business tycoon Nassef Sawiris

failed to attend the appeals court session on Sunday. An Egyptian misdemeanour ... headlines, Egypt) An Egyptian misdemeanour appeals court has upheld a previous ruling sentencing ...

16/09/2014 - 15:52 - comment 0

Turkey mine disaster death toll hits 298

efforts continue as mounting criticizm grows against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Death toll from the coal mine   explosion in Turkey’s western town of Soma has risen to 298. Rescue ... been caused by an electrical fault. Lignite coal mining is a major industry in Turkey’s Soma. ...

17/05/2014 - 12:02 - comment 0

Egyptian journalists to launch hunger strike over protest law

Several Egyptian journalists launched a hunger strike ... police authorization. A group of Egyptian journalists announced starting a temporary hunger strike Saturday against the country's controversial protest law. Many ...

13/09/2014 - 15:30 - comment 0

Sabahi's appeal against Egyptian elections rejected

according to preliminary results of the vote, against violations claimed by it during the poll.The PEC said, ... or ratification" of the announced turnout or results, which he described as "an insult to Egyptian intelligence of the Egyptians."Sabahi further rejected a decision by the Presidential Elections Commission ...

02/06/2014 - 07:39 - comment 0

HRW releases report on Egyptian human rights abuses

that accuses the current Egyptian government of serious human rights abuses. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused senior Egyptian authorities of possible "crimes against ... Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused senior Egyptian authorities of possible "crimes against ...

12/08/2014 - 15:50 - comment 0