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Tripartite talks on Ethiopia dam to resume

  /  July 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan agree to resume negotiations over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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Egypt invites Sudan and Ethiopia for tripartite talks in Cairo

  /  July 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

The invitations were issued during a visit by Egypt’s water minister to Sudan

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Egypt, Ethiopia to form joint committee on Renaissance Dam

  /  June 28, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian FM calls agreement “new chapter” in relationship between the two countries

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Nile Basin Initiative requests Egypt unfreeze activities

  /  June 20, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

The Nile Council of Ministers conclude 22nd meeting in Khartoum

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Ethiopia, Egypt hopeful that GERD negotiations will resume

  /  June 14, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Dam will not harm downstream countries, Ethiopian State Minister for Foreign Affairs

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Fahmy discusses African relations

  /  June 13, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Foreign minister conducts telephone calls to discuss development and African Union

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South Sudan rivals are warmongers, mediators say

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  9 Comments

The comments came just hours before Kiir and Machar were set to hold a rare face-to-face meeting in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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Water should be subject of cooperation, not contention: Al-Sisi

  /  June 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  11 Comments

President tells Ethiopia’s foreign minister that constructive dialogue is the best way to achieve mutual understanding

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Fahmy meets Ethiopian, Tanzanian, Angolan counterparts

  /  June 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  22 Comments

Foreign minister discusses Nile water and cooperation with African ministers

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Nabil Fahmy meets with Ethiopian counterpart to discuss Renaissance Dam

  /  May 31, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  14 Comments

Meeting takes place during Non-Aligned Movement conference

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MENA country director deported from Ethiopia

  /  May 25, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Egyptian foreign ministry says no explanation was provided by the Ethiopian side and demanded one

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US, EU diplomats meet Mehleb before heading to Ethiopia

  /  May 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

The meetings come after the diplomats met with Egypt’s foreign minister and discussed the Nile water issue

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Egypt discusses Nile with US, EU diplomats

  /  May 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Representatives were received by Egypt’s foreign minister; discussion included Somalia, South Sudan and water security

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Ethiopia unresponsive in dam negotiations: Foreign minister

  /  May 10, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

PM Mehleb stresses Ethiopian Dam situation will not result in conflict

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Paying for giant Nile Dam itself, Ethiopia thwarts Egypt but takes risks

  /  April 23, 2014  /  Business  /  No Comments

Reuters Insight by Aaron Maasho Ethiopia’s bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile’s waters, and may help transform one of the world’s poorest countries into a read the rest…

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Saudi Arabia imposes fines, jail terms for visa lapses

  /  April 15, 2014  /  Business  /  2 Comments

Punishment ranging from fines and jail terms to confiscation of assets and deportation may be imposed, escalating a year-long crackdown on visa irregularities that have been overlooked for decades.

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Ethiopian panel slams environmentalist NGO’s report on dam project

  /  April 12, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Ethiopian GERD Panel of Experts calls International Rivers Network “paternalistic”, “fanatical” and “proxy for Egypt”

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Fahmy, Ban Ki-moon discuss Egypt peacekeeping role

  /  April 2, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  2 Comments

Egypt has weighed in on several peacekeeping efforts as well as being one of the parties involved in the debate on the Ethiopian Dam.

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No new policy on Ethiopian dam: Foreign ministry

  /  April 1, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Egypt says no room for concessions on GERD that would harm water security

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Nile discolouration not a public health threat: Ministry of Water Resources

  /  March 23, 2014  /  Business  /  4 Comments

ECESR report contradicts announcements of Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation

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Ethiopia’s GERD to begin producing electricity next year

  /  March 22, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Two of the dam’s turbines will begin generating power within 18 months, says Ethiopia’s foreign ministry

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Foreign ministry announces official stance on GERD

  /  March 19, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  10 Comments

Egypt seeking agreement to ensure Ethiopia’s developmental needs, interests of Sudan, and Egypt’s water security, says ministry

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Ethiopian Ambassador doubts need for mediator between Egypt and Ethiopia

  /  March 18, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  20 Comments

The two countries did not reach a solution after talks in the Ethiopian capital last month

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S.Sudan civilians reduced to scavengers on swamp islands

  /  February 24, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  1 Comment

Home to over 50,000 people, it was always considered a safe haven, even during decades of civil war with Sudan that ended in 2005 and led to the birth of South Sudan in 2011.

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Fahmy meets Tanzanian president ahead of Congo visit

  /  February 23, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  18 Comments

Interim foreign minister on tour to Nile Basin Countries of Tanzania and Congo

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We are committed to 1959 Nile water sharing agreement: Egyptian and Sudanese officials

  /  February 21, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  11 Comments

The two downstream countries recently held talks on Nile water in the Sudanese capital

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Ethiopian Airlines hijacker was co-pilot: police

  /  February 17, 2014  /  Politics, Region  /  22 Comments

The man, born in 1983 and an Ethiopian citizen, had contacted Geneva Airport and said “he needed to land to fill the tank. After that he announced the hijacking,” Grandjean said.

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Solution has not been reached in dam talks: Egyptian, Ethiopian water ministries

  /  February 11, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  24 Comments

Egypt says all its proposals were rejected by Ethiopia; the latter says disagreement was over including an international element to a proposed committee

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Ethiopia dam talks to resume Monday

  /  February 9, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  9 Comments

Water and foreign ministry official to discuss “sticking points” in GERD talks

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Renaissance Dam poses threat to Egyptian monuments: Antiquities minister

  /  February 4, 2014  /  Egypt, Politics  /  7 Comments

Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Karty said Tuesday that the GERD would not affect the relationship between his country and Egypt, as Sudan is acting as mediator between Egypt and Ethiopia.

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