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Egypt’s Choices Narrow On Nile Dam Crisis

Via Al Monitor, an article on how Egypt is working on avoiding any military conflict regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam as it explores available options for the next stage: In an interview with Bloomberg television on Sept. 8, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said Egypt is committed to talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) […]

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Egypt Builds New Water Station As Fears Over Ethiopia Dam Persist

Via Al Monitor, an article on Egypt’s decision to build a new water station outside Cairo as fears over Ethiopia dam persist: The Egyptian government is building a large water treatment plant on the outskirts of Cairo to help address the country’s drinking water shortage. In a statement posted Aug. 5, Ahmed Rashid, governor of the Giza governorate where the […]

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Nile Dam Dispute Remains Stalled

Via Al Monitor, a report on how the dispute over the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam remains unresolved between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, with the latter attempting to revive the Nile water sharing agreement: The long-running dispute over the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile, the main tributary of the […]

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The Politics Of The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Via The Eurasia Review, a look at the politics of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: On 5 July 2021, Ethiopia informed Egypt and Sudan that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile in Ethiopia is undergoing its second filling. Cairo once again took the matter to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The […]

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Egypt Hopes China Can Break Deadlock In Nile Dam Dispute

Via Al Monitor, an article on how Egypt has turned to China, hoping its leverage will help sway Ethiopia to negotiate on a deal over the dam’s water management: Egypt is following a new policy course on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in latest bid to get Ethiopia to agree to sign a legally binding deal […]

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Egypt Visits DRC (Chair of African Union) To Discuss Cooperation

Via Al Monitor, an article on a recent visit of the Egyptian water minister to the Democratic Republic of the Congo which is currently chairing the African Union, which is mediating on the dispute over Ethiopia’s dam on the Nile River: Egypt’s water minister visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Thursday. Congo is currently chairing […]

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