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Land expropriation, not Mohamed Ali protest calls, behind demonstrations in Aswan village
Hadeer El-Mahdawy and Hossam Abdullatif | On 1-year anniversary of the September 20 protests, Aswan villagers protested for a different reason
Leading Warraq Island activist arrested at Cairo airport as land struggle continues
Mostafa Mohie | The island’s residents have been engaged in a long battle over government plans to expropriate land
How Egypt’s water feeds the Gulf
Nada Arafat and Saker El Nour | 10 percent of Egypt's Nile water is allocated for Gulf food security
The Ababda tribe: Scattered by climate change and development initiatives  
Nada Arafat | Parts of the Eastern Desert are being urbanized without the people who have lived there historically
Sources: 3 Warraq activists arrested to pressure residents to make concessions in ongoing land struggle
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | Activists arrested in sting operation to pressure Warraq residents to make concessions
‘Nobody is leaving their homes’: Government decision to reclaim land fuels anger in Warraq Island
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | A Cabinet decision was taken to expropriate land on Warraq Island for public use
On Warraq Island, popular democracy defies secret state plans
Heba Afify | The state’s strategy regarding Warraq has seen several stages: violence, negotiation, and legal persecution
Photos and video: Warraq residents clash with security forces over demolition
Look through photos and watch a video of the clashes between Warraq residents and security forces
Battle over the Nile
Heba Afify | Residents face relocation as Warraq targeted in ongoing campaign to reclaim "illegally" occupied land
 
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Urbanization, informal areas and the new Cabinet
Since the mid-1990s, the Egyptian government has adopted neoliberal economic policies, reflected in real
 
 
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Residents mobilize to prevent entry of construction equipment to Warraq Island
Warraq residents protest, prepare to submit appeals against government decision to reclaim land for development
Egypt launches 3rd phase of buffer zone construction in Rafah
Singing march in Aswan lands 24 Nubian protesters in detention
A presidential phone call and an official’s visit later, Warraq residents continue to reject relocation
Sisi attempts to reassure Warraq island residents
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