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The African Union mediated a round of talks Monday between ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's controversial Nile dam project, an Egyptian ministry said.

The African Union is to hold a three-way meeting on Ethiopia's controversial Nile dam project on August 3 with Sudan and Egypt.

The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

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The Iraq Report: Iran outplays Saudi on diplomatic front

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

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

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Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan resume Renaissance Dam talks

The trio of African Union countries appear to have come together to discuss the controversial dam.

Nile recedes in Sudan as Ethiopia begins filling mega-dam

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Nile recedes in Sudan as Ethiopia begins filling mega-dam

Sudanese authorities said the water in the River Nile is starting to recede.

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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.

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Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital operations and ...

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Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan resumed negotiations over the Great Renaissance Dam under African Union sponsorship, as Egyptians mocked the country's ...

Millions at 'risk' if Ethiopia fills dam, Sudan warns

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Millions at 'risk' if Ethiopia fills dam, Sudan warns

Tensions are high between upstream Ethiopia and Sudan and Egypt after recent talks failed to produce a deal on the filling and operation.

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Sudan 'repels Ethiopian cross-border attack' amid Nile tensions

Major General Nasr al-Deen Abd al-Qayyum, governor of Sudan's eastern Gadaref province, said Sudanese armed forces had on Sunday "successfully ...

Sudan warns against escalation in Nile dam dispute

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Sudan warns against escalation in Nile dam dispute

Tensions are running high between the three countries after recent talks failed to produce a deal on the filling and operation of the Grand ...

Nile negotiations break down as Ethiopia rejects binding agreement

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Nile negotiations break down as Ethiopia rejects binding agreement

Negotiations over the operation of Ethiopia’s Great Renaissance Dam on the Nile have failed as Egypt and Sudan accused Ethiopia of refusing to ...

Ethiopia's Nile dam talks with Sudan fail deal

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Ethiopia's Nile dam talks with Sudan fail deal

Talks on Ethiopia's Nile dam have not been successful, as Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia fail to come up with a solution to the dispute.

Sudan wants PMs to solve Nile dam deadlock

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Sudan wants PMs to solve Nile dam deadlock

Egypt and Ethiopia have not commented on Sudan's proposal to resume Nile mega-dam negotiations yet.

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Ethiopia blames 'Egyptian stubbornness' for stalling Nile dam negotiations

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has blamed Egypt for stalling negotiations regarding Ethiopia’s controversial dam on the Nile.

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Egypt accuses Ethiopia of holding it 'hostage' in talks

The Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been a source of tension in the Nile River basin ever since Ethiopia broke ground on it nearly a ...

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Ethiopian general threatens military force to defend Nile dam

General Birhanu Jula, the deputy chief of Ethiopia’s army, said that Ethiopia will 'defend itself by force and will not negotiate over its right ...

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Egypt blames Ethiopia for stalling Nile dam talks

Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi strongly condemned Ethiopia for 'stalling' negotiations over the Nile dam.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume dam talks

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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume dam talks

Irrigation and water ministers from the three Nile basin countries will meet via videoconference, Sudan's irrigation ministry ...

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Taking stock of the anti-Qatar blockade three years later

As the Gulf crisis enters its fourth year, fake news and hostile narratives run rife in the region hindering attempts to salvage the GCC's ...

Turkey to start power generation on controversial Tigris dam

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Turkey to start power generation on controversial Tigris dam

The Ilisu dam, construction of which displaced thousands and submerged an ancient city, will start power generation next week.

Ethiopian newspaper lampoons Egypt's Sisi as an 'American dog'

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Ethiopian newspaper lampoons Egypt's Sisi as an 'American dog'

A caricature of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has not gone down well with some social media users.

Egypt says Trump promised to continue Nile dam mediation

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Egypt says Trump promised to continue Nile dam mediation

Ethiopia has slammed the US as 'undiplomatic' after it claimed a deal over the controversial Nile dam had been reached.

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