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During his first visit to Khartoum since the fall of Omar al-Bashir, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Ethiopia against filling its Nile dam.

Sisi's first visit to Sudan since the 2019 revolution aims to revive the two countries' relations, and address tensions with Ethiopia over its Nile dam.

Egypt, Sudan sign military cooperation deal amid Ethiopia tensions

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Egypt, Sudan sign military cooperation deal amid Ethiopia tensions

Egypt and Sudan have held high-level talks and signed a military cooperation agreement amid continued tensions with Ethiopia over the Nile and clashes on the Sudanese-Ethiopian border.

Egypt, Sudan back DR Congo to mediate <em>dam</em> deadlock

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Egypt, Sudan back DR Congo to mediate dam deadlock

Egypt and Sudan proposed the Democratic Republic of Congo should lead efforts to restart talks over Ethiopia's Blue Nile mega-dam.

US stops Trump's aid freeze to Ethiopia

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US stops Trump's aid freeze to Ethiopia

The US lifted a Trump-era block on aid to Ethiopia over its controversial mega-dam.

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Ethiopia-Sudan tensions rise amid regional mediation offers

Turkey and the African Union have stepped up efforts to calm tensions between Addis Abada and Khartoum.

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Sudan recalls envoy to Ethiopia as tensions rise

Disputes between Sudan and Ethiopia continue over the border region and the Blue Nile dam.

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Tensions simmer as Ethiopia green lights Dam filling

Egypt is considering withdrawing from the 'Nile Agreement' signed in March 2015.

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Sudan announces new cabinet with ex-rebels as ministers

The shake-up added two ministers from the military, with the remaining coming from Sudan's Forces Freedom and Change, the movement that led the ...

Sudan dissolves cabinet to bring ex-rebels into lineup

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Sudan dissolves cabinet to bring ex-rebels into lineup

Abdalla Hamdok dissolved the cabinet late on Sunday to make way for a more inclusive lineup, with the new government expected to bring in seven ...

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Filling of Ethiopian Nile dam 'threatens national security': Sudan

Sudanese Water Minister Yasser Abbas warned Ethiopia against the second phase to fill its mega dam on the Blue Nile, saying it would ...

Soldier reportedly killed as Sudanese-Ethiopian border clashes erupt

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Soldier reportedly killed as Sudanese-Ethiopian border clashes erupt

A Sudanese soldier was killed and eight wounded in an alleged Ethiopian attack amid continuing tension on the border.

Egypt outlines four conditions for future <em>Renaissance</em> <em>Dam</em> negotiations

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Egypt outlines four conditions for future Renaissance Dam negotiations

Egypt President Sisi and his foreign minister have sent four conditions to the African Union, which they say must be met to ensure successful ...

Qatar emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

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Qatar emir receives Sudan General 'Hemedti' in Doha

Sudan's General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, widely known as Hemedti, briefed the emir on the latest developments in Khartoum and thanked him for ...

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Sam Hamad

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Comment: Sisi has all but extinguished Egyptian dissent. Whether a new US president can force him into reforms he doesn't want to make remains ...

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Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's ...

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Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

The meeting was the first time a Qatari official visited Egypt since the Saudi-led blockade began in 2017.

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Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

Sudan's state news agency said officials from current African Union chair South Africa would be involved in the new round of talks to resolve a ...

Egypt summons Ethiopian diplomat over <em>dam</em> comments

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Egypt summons Ethiopian diplomat over dam comments

Egypt's foreign ministry summoned Ethiopia's top diplomat in Cairo over comments by an Ethiopian official regarding a controversial dam ...

Bahey el-Din Hassan

How Egypt's Sisi intends to survive the Biden era

Comment: Whether Biden will hold Sisi accountable over human rights abuses remains unclear. But one thing is certain: Sisi's Egypt cannot stay ...

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

The geopolitical shadow of Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Analysis: Ethiopia's deadly civil war in Tigray province risks triggering wider geopolitical instability in the Horn of Africa.

Sudan says latest Nile <em>dam</em> talks failed

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Sudan says latest Nile dam talks failed

The latest round of Nile dam talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have failed, Khartoum said.

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia restart Nile mega-<em>dam</em> talks

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Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia restart Nile mega-dam talks

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia kicked off Sunday the latest round of talks over Addis Ababa's controversial dam on the Blue Nile, waters ...

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