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

Relations between Sudan and Qatar appear to be warming since the end of the Gulf blockade earlier this year.

US doubles aid in Ethiopia's Tigray amid famine fears

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US doubles aid in Ethiopia's Tigray amid famine fears

Some $152 million in US aid will be given to prevent potential famine in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, Washington said on Thursday.

Egypt, Uganda sign security agreement as Sisi warns <em>Ethiopia</em>

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Egypt, Uganda sign security agreement as Sisi warns Ethiopia

Egypt and Uganda have signed an agreement to share military intelligence as President Sisi warned Ethiopia following the failure of ...

Somalia's political deadlock: Why have elections been delayed?

Faisal Ali

Somalia's political deadlock: Why have elections been delayed?

Analysis: International pressure is growing on Somalia's leaders to hold elections but talks to end the political impasse have repeatedly ...

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Ethiopia to go on filling Nile mega-dam despite impasse

Ethiopia has announced that it will continue to fill the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, despite the failure of talks with Sudan and Egypt.

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Ethiopia blames Egypt, Sudan as Nile dam talks stall

Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan have traded accusations as talks in Kinshasa regarding the controversial Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ended ...

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Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia's Nile dispute: A looming conflict?

Analysis: Ethiopia's contested dam on the Nile has pitted it against both Egypt and Sudan, with a border dispute between Khartoum and Addis ...

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Nile dam talks extended in Kinshasa after communique setback

Talks gathering Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's contested dam on the Nile were being extended on Tuesday.

US urges de-escalation between Sudan, <em>Ethiopia</em>

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US urges de-escalation between Sudan, Ethiopia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pressed for an easing of tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia as fears grow of a spillover from the ...

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Nile talks 'last chance' before second dam filling: Egypt

As the talks on the Nile dam Ethiopia is building are reaching their final stage, Egypt considers them the last opportunity to find an ...

Appeal for 'fresh start' as Nile dam talks resume

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Appeal for 'fresh start' as Nile dam talks resume

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan kicked off negotiations in Kinshasa on over Addis Ababa's contested giant dam on the ...

Egypt, <em>Ethiopia</em>, Sudan resume dam talks amid tensions

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume dam talks amid tensions

The three-day African Union-mediated talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to resolve a dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance ...

Egypt, Sudan hold 'Nile Eagles 2' joint air exercise

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Egypt, Sudan hold 'Nile Eagles 2' joint air exercise

The Egyptian Air-force participated in drills with the Sudanese air forces in Merowe airbase in Sudan, next to the Ethiopian border.

Congo to host Nile Dam talks amid rising tensions

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Congo to host Nile Dam talks amid rising tensions

Amid military drills and escalatory rhetoric, Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia will hold reconciliation talks in Kinshasa to revive stalled ...

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In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable'

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has warned Ethiopia not to take Egypt’s share of the Nile water when building the giant Renaissance Dam.

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Egypt's Sisi warns Ethiopia dam risks 'unimaginable instability'

The dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been simmering for around a decade and mediation attempts with downstream Egypt ...

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Ethiopia PM says Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray

Abiy sent troops into Tigray on November 4 after blaming the region's once-dominant ruling party, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), ...

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Lebanon joins UN list of 'catastrophic famine' risk countries

A report by FAO and WFP lumps Lebanon together with famine-stricken Yemen and war-torn Syria in a list of countries at risk of food insecurity ...

MSF says staff witness Ethiopian troops execute Tigray civilians

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MSF says staff witness Ethiopian troops execute Tigray civilians

MSF said its staff had witnessed Ethiopian soldiers executing at least four men in the war-torn Tigray region.

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Saudi Arabia ‘attempting to mediate’ dispute between Nile countries

Saudi Arabia has reportedly made low key contacts with Egypt and Sudan in an effort to mediate the two countries’ simmering dispute with ...

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Faisal Ali

Turkey's growing influence in the Horn of Africa

Analysis: In the last decade, Turkey has moved from being a peripheral country with little presence in the Horn of Africa to one of the region's ...

Sudan accepts UAE offer to mediate on <em>Ethiopia</em> dam

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Sudan accepts UAE offer to mediate on Ethiopia dam

Khartoum had previously welcomed mediation from the EU, UN, US and the African Union but the proposal was rejected by Ethiopia.

UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen, S.Sudan

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UN warns of risk of famine in Yemen, S.Sudan

Parts of South Sudan and Yemen are already experiencing famine, two UN agencies said.

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