1. ETGalaxy

    Egypt as an industrialized power

    During the reign of Muhammad Ali Pasha, Egypt interestingly began to undergo an Industrial Revolution, with factories being developed from the 1810s into the 1840s, at which point Egypt seemed to be on route to become an industrial power. This eventually stopped due to a number of factors...
  2. What If Egypt and (North) Sudan Had Unified?

    What if Egypt and the northern part of Sudan(the current borders of Sudan, minus South Sudan) had been unified into one country, either during the days of King Farouk after World War Two or after Nasser took power? I know the country was officially a “co-dominion“ between Egypt and Britain, and...
  3. Hawkeye

    Challenge: Egypt a great power without Ali Pasha

    With a PoD after 1750, could Egypt have became an independent great power on the scale of Japan even without the modernizing efforts of Ali Pasha?
  4. KingOnTheEdge

    WI The Muslims Failed In Egypt?

    I think it's fair to say the Islamic conquest of Egypt was relatively important for world history- it enabled the caliphates to become the biggest world powers for centuries, isolated Ethiopia from other christians, and created the North Africa we know today (and Spain & Portugal but in a very...
  5. ahmed1ghoneim

    DBWI: The war against Turkey did not erupt

    As we all know, the intensity of competition for gas in the eastern Mediterranean has escalated since discoveries began between 2016 and 2017 until military skirmishes erupted between Egypt and Turkey in late 2017 on the one hand and Greece and Cyprus against Turkey on the other hand and...
  6. GauchoBadger

    Egypt, The Middle East and Africa without Nasser?

    So, basically, assume that Gamal Abdel Nasser is fatally wounded while fighting the IDF in 1948 and promptly dies there. Come 1952, who would lead the Egyptian Revolution instead? I'd bet my chips on Naguib, but could someone else take over? Would his regime last as long as Nasser's? Would Egypt...
  7. WI: Russia and Austria Support Muhammad Ali’s Egypt

    During the Oriental Crisis, Russia and Austria took sides against Muhammad Ali’s Egypt as it expanded into territories held by the Ottoman Empire. Even though Russia and Austria weren’t on good terms with the Ottomans, they weren’t fans of a rising Egypt. However, what if Muhammad Ali decided...
  8. ahmed1ghoneim

    DBWI: Nasser’s decision

    After the 1956 Suez War in Egypt, President Nasser made a decision that changed the course of history in the entire Middle East except for Egyptian isolation. After this decision, Nasser embarked on radical and comprehensive reforms in Egypt that included politics, economy, society and the army...
  9. ahmed1ghoneim

    DBWI: What if Sadat's assassination succeeded?

    In 1981, an attempt to assassinate Egyptian President Sadat occurred in what is known as the platform incident at a later time, but it was unfortunate for the shooter and the good fortune of the President of Egypt, an Egyptian soldier managed to discover the man who tried to assassinate Sadat...
  10. WI: The British maintain the Sinai peninsula

    I can't find anything online, but a few months ago I saw in an Israeli newspaper a short article on how the British briefly considered annexing the Sinai after WWI. The idea was to separate its administration from Egypt's and declare it an overseas territory, the local Beduin tribes didn't like...
  11. KingOnTheEdge

    AHC: Save The Ottoman Empire

    otl, the period after the Siege of Vienna up to 1918 was bad for the ottomans- repulsed by their catholic rivals, loss of the balkans, greece, and the whole of north africa (not in that order), finally breathing it's last in 1918 for Ataturk to come in and create the modern republic. Your...
  12. ahmed1ghoneim

    The Gas War in the Eastern Mediterranean

    Suppose that between 2018 and the beginning of 2019 the interests of Eastern Mediterranean gas are intertwined Egypt, Cyprus and Greece against Turkey There was war between them What is the result and the international impact Here we see a tripartite alliance of Egypt, Greece and Cyprus against...
  13. Gothicus

    New Coptic Dynasty of Egypt?

    What if a Christian Coptic dynasty of Egypt comes into power sometime in the Middle Ages, either from a successful Crusader kingdom gone native or a successful invasion of Egypt by the Mongols? How thoroughly could they re-Coptify Egypt, and how would this affect Ethiopia and Nubia, the Eastern...
  14. Why is the sudanese Nile valley way smaller then Egypt's?

    As you can see the Egyptian nile valley (all that green around the river) is way bigger then the nile valley south of the Nasser lake. The valley in northern Sudan barely exist at all, even if you get really close in Google Earth is hard to distinguish from the river itself.
  15. ahmed1ghoneim

    Egyptian Nuclear Weapons

    Suppose Egypt managed in the period Between 1980 and 1990 from building nuclear weapons What will be the effect Ali Middle East With two nuclear states Like Egypt and Israel
  16. Bountifulauto82

    Partition of Sudan

    I was bored and messing around with mapchart, and i accidentally made this map. This got me thinking, how could Sudan get partitioned between Egypt and Ethiopia like in the map? Edit: Added a file. Does this map work better?
  17. SunKing105

    WI: Cyrus the Great never rises to power

    Cyrus the Great was undoubtedly one of the greatest and most influential people in all of human history, known for his innovations in human rights, politics, and military strategy, and for his influence on both Western and Eastern civilizations. His empire encompassed all of the previous Near...
  18. DBWI: No Necho canal?

    Rightly considered to be one of the world's 8 wonders, the Necho canal has connected the Red and Mediterranean seas since it was built over 2600 years ago. How would the world look today if it had never been built? Or just built much later?
  19. ahmed1ghoneim

    Gas war Eastern Mediterranean War

    How likely is a war in the Eastern Mediterranean over gas Expected warring factions Tripartite alliance (Egypt, Greece, South Cyprus) VS (Turkey, Northern Cyprus) And maybe (Lebanon and Israel) In the period between 2017 AD And 2019 AD
  20. DBWI Qattara not filled with water

    After a failed assassination attempt on Pharoh Teti during the sixth dynasty of the Egypt the pharoh decided he needed to make an example of the traitors but he wanted some thing special. According to ledgend he had a dream, a dream where a canal was dug that filled the Qattara depression with...