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Comment: The Sisi regime will take Biden's exoneration of Beblawi as a sign that the new administration is willing to informally green light its human rights abuses, writes Sam Hamad.

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.

Ethiopia to go on filling Nile mega-dam despite impasse

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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.

Ethiopia blames Egypt, Sudan as Nile dam talks stall

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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 ...

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

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

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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African bank funds Egypt train safety after deadly crash

The African Development Bank announced a loan of 145 million euros ($170 million) Tuesday to improve safety on Egypt's rail network.

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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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Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

Plaintiff Mohamed Soltan said the US State Department has 'erred in its interpretation of the law'.

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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 agreement.

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 Nile, ...

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Egypt's 'grandiose' Golden Parade carries pharaohs to new home

Egypt held a "grandiose spectacle" to transfer mummified remains of 22 pharaohs to a new resting place on Saturday.

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 ...

Canal Authority says Suez backlog cleared

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Canal Authority says Suez backlog cleared

By the time the MV Ever Given was refloated on Monday, the backlog of ships in the Suez Canal had reached more than 400 vessels.

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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Egypt's commerce reputation survives Suez blockage: analysts

Despite the blocking of the famed Suez Canal, the waterway remains a vital passage for ships and cargo.

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Egypt's Sisi promises investment to avoid another Suez closure

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi pledged investment to avoid any repetition of the Suez Canal's closure.

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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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Joy as megaship refloated, Suez Canal traffic resumes

After six days stuck, blocking the Suez canal, the cargo ship MV Ever Given was eventually freed and the canal reopened to traffic.

Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

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Renowned Egyptologist says Suez blockage 'unrelated to pharaoh's curse'

As some speculate about an alleged 'curse of the pharaohs' unleashing itself on Egypt, one expert says there is really nothing to worry about.

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Egypt's Sisi hails 'success' of Suez ship rescue

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said the operation to free MV Ever Given from blocking the Suez canal was a 'success'.

Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

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Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

Eight people were arrested by the Egyptian authorities over a train collision that cost the life of 18 people so far.

Optimism but concern as megaship still stuck in Suez

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Optimism but concern as megaship still stuck in Suez

Hope rose that salvage efforts could free a mammoth container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for six days, crippling international trade ...

Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

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Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

Egypt’s health minister has revised the toll from a deadly train crash from 32 to 19, as Egyptians mourned the victims and the prime minister ...

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