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Sudan slammed Ethiopia's offer as containing 'suspicious selectivity' on which information will be shared.

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are negotiating over the Grand Renaissance Dam again, but talks are shrouded by opacity and fears of drought and famine remain.

Nile negotiations stall as Egypt, Ethiopia issue contradictory statements

The New Arab

Nile negotiations stall as Egypt, Ethiopia issue contradictory statements

Ethiopia and Egypt have issued contradictory statements regarding Egypt’s alleged dropping of a demand for 40 billion cubic metres of water from the Nile a year.

Ethiopia's Great Renaissance <em>Dam</em>: A catastrophe for Egypt?

Amr Salahi

Ethiopia's Great Renaissance Dam: A catastrophe for Egypt?

Ethiopia is building a dam on the Nile which it says is vital to its future development but Egyptians fear that it could cause famine ...

Nobel prize-winning Ethiopian PM 'threatens war' with Egypt

The New Arab & agencies

Nobel prize-winning Ethiopian PM 'threatens war' with Egypt

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said that his country was prepared for war with Egypt over the controversial Renaissance Dam, as ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egyptian court clears Nubian activists over 2017 protest charges

Eight members of Egypt's Nubian minority group have been cleared of charges in relation to protests that took place in 2017 in the southern city of Aswan.

Alain Gresh

Who is losing the Nile?

Comment: For thousands of years the Nile has been the jugular vein of Egypt. Is Sisi about to lose control of the wealth and resources it ...

Gehad Quisay

For the national good: Casting out Egyptian Nubians

Comment: Once an ancient civilisation that ruled East Africa, the Nubian people endured division, displacement and forced migration, and under ...

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt to release 24 Nubians pending trial for protest

A rights lawyer says an Egyptian court has ordered the release of 24 Nubians pending trial on charges they took part in a protest in the ...

Prominent Nubian activist dies after months in Egypt detention

The New Arab

Prominent Nubian activist dies after months in Egypt detention

A prominent Nubian activist detained in Egypt during a peaceful protest has died in jail in a case likely to fuel debate on medical care and ...

Andrew Leber

From Iran to UNESCO: Trump's Withdrawal Doctrine

Comment: Trump's withdrawal of the US from landmark international agreements is little more than a fast-track to easy praise from Fox News and ...

Nubian minorities stand no chance amid Egypt's racist tyranny

Sam Hamad

Nubian minorities stand no chance amid Egypt's racist tyranny

Comment: Basic human rights are nowhere to be found in Egypt's police state, writes Sam Hamad.

What does the future hold for Syria's Kurds?

Paul Iddon

What does the future hold for Syria's Kurds?

Analysis: Can Syrian Kurds defend and consolidate their quasi-autonomous territory?

Australian activist completes Nile River run for water advocacy

The New Arab

Australian activist completes Nile River run for water advocacy

Australian lawyer and activist Mina Guli has completed a 250-kilometre run along Egypt's Nile River to raise awareness about water consumption.

Egypt's Nubians protest against government sale of ancestral homeland

The New Arab

Egypt's Nubians protest against government sale of ancestral homeland

Egypt's Nubian community are protesting against the sale of their ancestral lands in southern Egypt as the part of the government's 1.5 million ...

Taufiq Wan

Today in history: Nasser nationalises the Suez Canal

July 26, 1956: The Suez Crisis begins after Egypt's second president takes control of the canal, formerly under Anglo-French rule since 1856.

The New Arab

Egyptian minister's electricity blunder sparks power shortages rumour

Rumours flew in Egypt that the Aswan Dam might be going off line, due to a gaffe from the country's electricity minister who ...

Nicolas Dot-Pouillard

Joseph Samaha's reflections on nationalism, the left and Islam

A rare interview has been unearthed from the archives, nine years after the intellectual's death. We bring it to you in full.

The New Arab

Egyptian riot police clash with Nubian protesters

A new law denies the minority group the right to return to their ancestral homeland, raising tensions and sparking violence.

Crocs in Cairo: 'Man-eater' Nile crocodiles terrorising residents

Nabeel Amr

Crocs in Cairo: 'Man-eater' Nile crocodiles terrorising residents

In-depth: Residents of Cairo's Mostorod suburb were horrified to discover that their newest neighbour was a Nile crocodile that could grow to ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Egypt to change position on Russia, says Jamal Khashoggi

A veteran Saudi journalist has said that Egypt's position on Russian air raids in Syria will likely change, as relations between Egypt, Saudi ...

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