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Comment: Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia should look to Latin America which has set a powerful global precedent on how to share transboundary resources, write Biniam Bedasso and Maria A. Gwynn.

Rising Nile floodwaters are threatening to swamp an ancient archaeological site in Sudan, after some of the highest ever recorded river levels, archaeologists said.

Qatar to send emergency aid to flood-stricken Sudan

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Qatar to send emergency aid to flood-stricken Sudan

Emergency Qatari aid will be sent to Sudan, authorities announced on Sunday, as the flood-stricken country was declared a natural disaster zone.

Highest <em>Nile</em> waters for a century swamp Sudan

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Highest Nile waters for a century swamp Sudan

Seasonal floods have killed 94 people, injured 46 and destroyed or damaged over 60,000 homes across Sudan during the current season

US partially suspends aid to Ethiopia over <em>Nile</em> dam

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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 ...

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Gold looters destroy 2000-year-old Sudan archaeological site

The pillagers used heavy equipment, including mechanical diggers, to search for gold in the Bayouda Desert.

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 and ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Bus crash in north Sudan kills at least 13

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Bus crash in north Sudan kills at least 13

A speeding truck crashed into a passenger bus in Dongola, northern Sudan, as heavy rains and flooding hit the region

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

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Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

African Union to hold meeting on Ethiopian dam

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African Union to hold meeting on Ethiopian dam

The African Union is to hold a three-way meeting on Ethiopia's controversial Nile dam project on August 3 with Sudan and Egypt.

AU reports <em>Nile</em> negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

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AU reports Nile negotiations progress amid Egyptian criticism

The African Union has reported progress in negotiations regarding Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam amid heightened tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia ...

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The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

Iraq has found itself caught in a delicate balancing act between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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Egyptians outraged by mistranslated Ethiopian foreign minister Nile tweet

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has outraged Egyptians with a tweet declaring that 'the Nile is ours'.

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Sudan's premier appoints civilians as provincial governors

The appointment of the governors forms part of a power-sharing agreement, singed last August between the military and protesters.

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Ethiopia's Abiy praises 'historic' start to dam filling

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been a source of tension in the Nile River basin ever since Ethiopia broke ...

<em>Nile</em> recedes in Sudan as Ethiopia begins filling mega-dam

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Nile recedes in Sudan as Ethiopia begins filling mega-dam

Sudanese authorities said the water in the River Nile is starting to recede.

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Ethiopia says waters at dam 'natural' part of construction

As water levels increase behind its mega-dam, Ethiopia insists it is natural.

Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as AU urges deal

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Ethiopia inches towards filling mega-dam as AU urges deal

The statement from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's office undercut claims by Egypt and Sudan that the dam would not be filled until a deal is ...

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agree to delay filling dam

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan agree to delay filling dam

The Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been a source of tension in the Nile River basin ever since Ethiopia broke ...

UN urges Egypt, Ethiopia to cooperate in <em>Nile</em> dispute

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UN urges Egypt, Ethiopia to cooperate in Nile dispute

The UN urged Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to "work together" to resolve differences over Addis Ababa's Nile River mega-dam which ...

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