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Cairo says that new outlets constructed by Ethiopia on its Great Renaissance Dam will severely restrict the flow of Nile waters, causing harm to Egypt and Sudan.

Transport Minister Kamel el-Wazir's shuffle of 10 top officials in Egypt's embattled railways authority, including its head Ashraf Raslan, follows a national uproar over mismanagement of dilapidated train lines.

South Sudan to dispose of 60,000 expired Covid vaccines

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South Sudan to dispose of 60,000 expired Covid vaccines

South Sudan is looking to dispose of 60,000 expired doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine.

Mo Salah offers condolences to Egypt train crash victims

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Mo Salah offers condolences to Egypt train crash victims

Moh Salah wrote a message of support on Facebook for victims of the Egypt train crash.

11 dead, almost 100 hurt in Egypt train accident

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11 dead, almost 100 hurt in Egypt train accident

A train accident north of Cairo on Sunday left 11 people dead and 98 others injured.

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Nearly 100 hurt in Egypt train accident: health ministry

At least 97 people have been injured in a train accident in Toukh, a small town north of Cairo.

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Ethiopian FM accuses Egypt, Sudan of ‘monopolizing’ Nile

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister has spoken out against a 1959 treaty between Egypt and Sudan dividing Nile water, accusing the two ...

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UN envoy says South Sudan has strong economic promise

The outgoing top UN figure in South Sudan believes that, with 'good governance' and an end to corruption, the nation could achieve economic ...

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Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Egypt and Ethiopia have been invited for talks by Sudan to discuss the ongoing disagreements related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn Suez claim

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Egypt 'seizes' megaship over nearly $1bn Suez claim

A megaship which blocked Egypt's Suez Canal and crippled world trade for nearly a week has been 'seized' on court orders.

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Egypt frees journalist Khaled Dawoud

Egypt has freed prominent dissident journalist and politician Khaled Dawoud after more than 18 months in detention.

Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopia's data-sharing proposal in dam rift

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Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopia's data-sharing proposal in dam rift

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

Famed Egyptian archaeologist reveals details of 3,000-year-old ancient city

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Famed Egyptian archaeologist reveals details of 3,000-year-old ancient city

Brick houses, artefacts, and tools from pharaonic times among the treasures found at the 3,000-year old ancient city in Egypt.

Sudan agrees to reactivate agreements with Qatar

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Sudan agrees to reactivate agreements with Qatar

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

Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

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Souad: The young, the real, the virtual

Film Review: Ayten Amin’s sophomore feature is an intimate look at the life of a 19-year-old girl's transition into adulthood, who dreams of ...

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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 talks on its bitterly disputed Renaissance Dam.

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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 without ...

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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 ...

<em>Nile</em> dam talks extended in Kinshasa after communique setback

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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.

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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 bloody ...

<em>Nile</em> talks 'last chance' before second dam filling: Egypt

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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 <em>Nile</em> 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, Ethiopia, 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 Dam have ...

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