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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan resumed negotiations over the Great Renaissance Dam under African Union sponsorship, as Egyptians mocked the country's irrigation minister for saying Addis Ababa had

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

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

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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 fended off an attack by Ethiopian forces".

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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

Ethiopian general threatens military force to defend Nile dam

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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 ...

Taking stock of the anti-Qatar blockade three years later

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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.

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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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Ethiopia to skip talks with Egypt over Nile dam

Ethiopia's water ministry says that the country will skip talks with Egypt in Washington over a controversial dam Ethiopia is building on the ...

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Egypt and Ethiopia fail to resolve Nile dam dispute

Egypt and Ethiopia have failed to reach agreement on Ethiopia’s Great Renaissance Dam, which Egypt fears could deprive it of life-giving water.

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Nile negotiations stall as Egypt, Ethiopia issue contradictory statements

Ethiopia and Egypt have issued contradictory statements regarding Egypt’s alleged dropping of a demand for 40 billion cubic metres of water from ...

Peace talks drift as Sudan strikes deal with rebels

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Peace talks drift as Sudan strikes deal with rebels

Sudan's new government has agreed to revive a long-dormant irrigation system in the country's central farming region.

Amr Salahi

Ethiopia's Great Renaissance Dam: A catastrophe for Egypt?

Ethiopia is building a dam on the Nile which it says is vital to its future development but Egyptians fear that it could cause famine and ...

Nile countries meet for high-stakes talks amid dam fears

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Nile countries meet for high-stakes talks amid dam fears

The irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan are meeting in Cairo for talks over Ethiopia’s mega-dam project, which Egypt ...

Nile countries meet to settle dispute over Ethiopian dam

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Nile countries meet to settle dispute over Ethiopian dam

Ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan have met in Addis Ababa for the first round of talks over the Renaissance Dam, which Egypt fears could ...

Moroccan anti-normalisation activist jailed over BDS protest

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Moroccan anti-normalisation activist jailed over BDS protest

Ahmed Ouhaiman, head of the Moroccan National Observatory Against Normalisation, has been sentenced to one month in jail.

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