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

Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan have traded accusations as talks in Kinshasa regarding the controversial Ethiopian Renaissance Dam ended without progress.

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 Ababa further complicating strained relations.

Appeal for 'fresh start' as Nile <em>dam</em> 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 ...

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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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 and Sudan have repeatedly failed.

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Sudan accepts UAE offer to mediate on Ethiopia dam

Khartoum had previously welcomed mediation from the EU, UN, US and the African Union but the proposal was rejected by Ethiopia.

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Sudan gets initial approval for mediation in dam dispute

Sudan says it has received initial approval for mediation by a quartet of the EU, US, UN, and AU in a simmering dispute with Ethiopia over a ...

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Egypt, Sudan back DR Congo to mediate dam deadlock

Egypt and Sudan proposed the Democratic Republic of Congo should lead efforts to restart talks over Ethiopia's Blue Nile mega-dam.

Tensions simmer as Ethiopia green lights <em>Dam</em> filling

The New Arab Staff

Tensions simmer as Ethiopia green lights Dam filling

Egypt is considering withdrawing from the 'Nile Agreement' signed in March 2015.

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Sudan voices frustration as latest Nile dam talks stall

Sudan warned it cannot continue the "vicious cycle" of negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia in the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's ...

Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile <em>dam</em> talks to resume Sunday

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Sudan-Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dam talks to resume Sunday

Sudan's state news agency said officials from current African Union chair South Africa would be involved in the new round of talks to resolve a ...

Egypt summons Ethiopian diplomat over <em>dam</em> comments

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt summons Ethiopian diplomat over dam comments

Egypt's foreign ministry summoned Ethiopia's top diplomat in Cairo over comments by an Ethiopian official regarding a controversial dam ...

How to share a river

Biniam Bedasso and Maria A. Gwynn

How to share a river

Comment: Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia should look to Latin America which has set a powerful global precedent on how to share transboundary ...

The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

The New Arab

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.

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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.

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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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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 ...

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

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

Iraq to face 'severe shortages' as river flows drop

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Iraq to face 'severe shortages' as river flows drop

A recent UN report found that water levels of the Tigris and Euphrates are decreasing at an "unprecedented rate".

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Ethiopia begins filling Nile dam after deadlock with Egypt

Cairo, Addis Ababa and Khartoum have failed to produce a deal over the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

Nile <em>dam</em> dispute spills onto social media

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nile dam dispute spills onto social media

Citizens of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan are taking to social media to express their views on the long-running mega-dam dispute.

Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile <em>dam</em> dispute

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Egypt seeks UN resolution on Nile dam dispute

Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said the draft resolution on the Nile dam dispute is in line with the outcome of an African ...

Egypt parliament ridiculed for security debate on 'kites'

The New Arab Staff

Egypt parliament ridiculed for security debate on 'kites'

The Egyptian parliament is being criticised for using a session to discuss the dangers of kites for children.

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