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Khartoum said the talks with the African Union head would address 'regional developments of mutual interest'.

Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

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US envoy in Egypt for Ethiopia dam talks

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman has met Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in a new effort to resolve the bitter dispute over Ethiopia’s Great Renaissance Dam

Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

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Egypt says Ethiopia dam constructions will cause ‘great harm’

Cairo says that new outlets constructed by Ethiopia on its Great Renaissance Dam will severely restrict the flow of Nile waters, causing harm to ...

District Terminal: A dystopic tale of nihilism and hopelessness

Davide Abbatescianni

District Terminal: A dystopic tale of nihilism and hopelessness

Film Review: Bardia Yadegari and Ehsan Mirhosseini's psychological sci-fi recounts a poet living with his mother in a desolated Tehran, trapped ...

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Netanyahu finally permits sending more water to Jordan: reports

Amman's request for additional River Jordan water went unfulfilled for weeks.

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Ballad of a White Cow: A journey for justice

Film Review: Behtash Sanaeeha and Maryam Moghaddam's moving drama centres on Mina, who devastatingly learns of her husband's execution for a ...

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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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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 ...

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.

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In Tunis, flamingos wade past waste in Africa wetlands

Today half of Tunis' residents live on the banks of the "sebkha", or mudflat, where more than 100,000 birds of around 100 different species ...

Sudan officially requests international mediation for Ethiopia dam dispute

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Sudan officially requests international mediation for Ethiopia dam dispute

Sudan's prime minister has written to the UN, EU, US, and AU, asking for help to mediate a dispute between the three countries.

Sudan's PM in Cairo to discuss Nile dam dispute

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Sudan's PM in Cairo to discuss Nile dam dispute

Egypt and Sudan agreed to 'work closely' until they mobilise international and regional players to mediate a solution.

Climate-conflict nexus behind decade of displacement in MENA

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Climate-conflict nexus behind decade of displacement in MENA

Over 1.5 million people have been affected by disaster displacements, with floods and droughts being the principal causes.

At least 24 dead in Morocco underground factory flood

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At least 24 dead in Morocco underground factory flood

Rescue workers recovered 24 bodies from the property and rescued 10 survivors who were taken to hospital, the MAP agency said citing local ...

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Two-thirds of world see 'climate emergency': UN survey

Nearly two-thirds of 1.2 million people polled worldwide say humanity faces a climate emergency, a UN survey has found

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Negotiating Yemeni identity as a Muwalladin of Hadramawt

Aisha al-Jaedy explores the social complexities and challenges of growing up as a Muwalladin - Yemenis who are born to foreign parents.

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Ten million children at risk of famine in 2021

Across the world millions are at risk of acute hunger this year.

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.

Ethiopians fleeing fighting return to famine-era Sudan camps

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Ethiopians fleeing fighting return to famine-era Sudan camps

Ethiopians who were once refugees in Sudan are being forced to go back to the camps after fighting escalates.

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Drought casts shadow over prime Moroccan farming land

Authorities in Morocco have increasingly resorted to diverting water from dams in the region to residential areas, depriving farms of essential ...

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

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Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

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 UN.

Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

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Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

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