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Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

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

Mnuchin meets Qatari, Egyptian counterparts in Cairo

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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.

Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

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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 dam 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 on the ...

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 afloat without US support, writes Bahey el-Din Hassan.

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.

Nazli Tarzi

Youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution'

The youth-led initiative 'Green Iraq' is planting thousands of trees across the country to transform sprawling cities and deserts.

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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-dam 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 critical to ...

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Trump suggests Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam

Donald Trump risked a diplomatic crisis after he told reporters at the White House that Sudan must resolve the issue or risk Egypt blowing up ...

Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

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Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

US President Donald Trump voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to suggest that Egypt may ...

Ethiopia PM says 'no harm' intended toward Egypt, Sudan

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Ethiopia PM says 'no harm' intended toward Egypt, Sudan

Ethiopia's prime minister has defended his country's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project, days after Egyptian criticism at the ...

Sisi bulldozes homes with renewed disdain for Egypt's poor

Sam Hamad

Sisi bulldozes homes with renewed disdain for Egypt's poor

Comment: A year after the 'Palacegate' protests that saw so many incarcerated, Egypt's streets are a grim mix of apathy, fear and resentment ...

How to share a river

Biniam Bedasso and Maria A. Gwynn

How to share a river

Comment: Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia should look to Latin America which has set a powerful global precedent on how to share transboundary ...

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US partially suspends aid to Ethiopia over Nile dam

In response to Ethiopia’s decision to fill the reservoir of its Renaissance Dam on the Nile unilaterally, the US announced that it will partly suspend aid to the African nation

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Ethiopia seeks US clarification on aid cut over dam

Ethiopia's US Ambassador Fitsum Arega tweeted saying he has heard the aid cut is related to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and ...

Horriya Marzouk

Between the lines: Egypt's censorship crackdown targets book translations

Egypt's top translation institution has barred foreign books that criticise religion or violate social values, with fears it could extend to ...

Amr Salahi

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile dam: Waiting for disaster?

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

Talks resume on Ethiopia's Nile mega-dam

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Talks resume on Ethiopia's Nile mega-dam

Talks have resumed over the mega-dam that has caused tensions between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

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Egypt PM visits Sudan as Nile dam talks stall

A delegation of senior Egyptian ministers join Mustafa Madbouli on his visit, which comes after negotiations on Ethiopia's controversial dam ...

Sudan says Nile dam talks delayed for 'consultations'

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Sudan says Nile dam talks delayed for 'consultations'

Sudan on Monday said that negotiations over Ethiopia's massive and controversial dam construction on the Blue Nile have been postponed for a ...

African Union mediates Ethiopia dam talks

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African Union mediates Ethiopia dam talks

The African Union mediated a round of talks Monday between ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's controversial Nile dam ...

Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

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Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

Tens of thousands of people flooded the streets of the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday afternoon, waving Ethiopia's flag to celebrate progress in ...

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