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

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.

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

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The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

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 Nile 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

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World Bank-funded dam in Lebanon mirrors governance crisis

Campaigners describe the Bisri Valley dam as an environmental crime and a prime example of poor governance.

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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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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 ...

Egypt and Ethiopia's Nile <em>dam</em>: Waiting for disaster?

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 ...

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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.

Egypt PM visits Sudan as Nile <em>dam</em> talks stall

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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 ...

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

Rabaa wasn't just a coup, but a totalitarian beginning

Sam Hamad

Rabaa wasn't just a coup, but a totalitarian beginning

Comment: Seven years after the massacre, it's clear that the violence at Rabaa marked the dawn of a new era ruled by fear and state control, ...

Sudan says Nile <em>dam</em> 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 ...

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Hundreds killed as disastrous floods ravage war-torn Yemen

Floods across Yemen have left thousands of people homeless and destroyed homes country's iconic historic Old Sanaa city.

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Sudan floods kill 10, wreck 3,300 homes: civil defence

More than 50,000 people have been affected by the flooding, according to the UN.

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Floods affect more than 50,000 in Sudan: UN

The United Nations said thousands of people have been impacted by flooding across Sudan in just one week.

Karim Traboulsi

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

The New Arab's Managing Editor, Karim Traboulsi, writes a scathing indictment of the Lebanese government and its negligence over the devastating ...

African Union mediates Ethiopia <em>dam</em> 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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Five killed in Sudan floods: interior minister

Nearly 3,500 houses were affected by floods caused by heavy rains on Friday and Saturday.

Ethiopians celebrate progress in building <em>dam</em> 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 ...

Yemen's historic Marib <em>dam</em> floods amid concerns of collapse

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Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

Thousands of families, including internally displaced refugees, have lost their homes in Marib, where the historic 8th century BC dam ...

Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

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Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

Armed men set fire to and looted homes, in the latest violence to strike a remote region in Sudan.

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