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

Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister has spoken out against a 1959 treaty between Egypt and Sudan dividing Nile water, accusing the two downstream countries of ‘monopolizing’ the Nile as negotiations stall.

Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

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Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

"Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq's investigation into the attacks to ensure that those responsible will be held accountable."

Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile <em>dam</em> summit

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

Egypt, Uganda sign security agreement as Sisi warns Ethiopia

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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 ...

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Mozambique IS-linked terror insurgency threatens regional stability

Mozambique's recent of spate of IS-linked terror threatens not just that country but also its neighbours, prompting them to raise serious ...

Ethiopia to go on filling Nile mega-<em>dam</em> 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 ...

Ethiopia blames Egypt, Sudan as Nile <em>dam</em> 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 ...

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 ...

Nile <em>dam</em> 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 Tigray conflict.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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.

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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 ...

In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable'

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In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable'

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has warned Ethiopia not to take Egypt’s share of the Nile water when building the giant Renaissance Dam.

Egypt's Sisi warns Ethiopia <em>dam</em> risks 'unimaginable instability'

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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 ...

Saudi Arabia ‘attempting to mediate’ dispute between Nile countries

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Saudi Arabia ‘attempting to mediate’ dispute between Nile countries

Saudi Arabia has reportedly made low key contacts with Egypt and Sudan in an effort to mediate the two countries’ simmering dispute with ...

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