GERD

Ethiopia begins 5th filling of Renaissance Dam without agreement

Wed, 17 Jul 2024 - 02:27 GMT

Geologist Abbas Sharaqy posted Wednesday a satellite photo of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

Egypt’s Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Irrigation discuss Nile water file, climate change

Sun, 07 Jul 2024 - 07:45 GMT

Ambassador Ahmed Abu Zeid, the official spokesman and director of the Public Diplomacy Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, stated that the meeting focused on enhancing cooperation between the two ministries, particularly concerning water, climate change, relations with Nile River Basin countries, and addressing related challenges.

Egypt says GERD talks are ‘waste of time,’ Ethiopia to bear cost of any harm

Thu, 28 Mar 2024 - 02:35 GMT

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sewilam stated that Egypt does not intend to engage in further negotiations regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in its current proposed form, deeming them as a “waste of time.”

Egypt's suspension of negotiations on Renaissance Dam due to Ethiopia's intransigence: FM

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 01:22 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry criticized Ethiopia's intransigence and neglect to the principle of good neighboring.

Egypt announces ending GERD negotiation track due to ‘Ethiopia's refusal’ to all solutions

Tue, 19 Dec 2023 - 05:13 GMT

Egypt has announced on Tuesday the ending of the negotiation track between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) which was launched to expedite the finalization of an agreement on the rules of filling and operation of the GERD within four months.

4th round of ministerial negotiations on Ethiopian Dam kicks off

Mon, 18 Dec 2023 - 01:24 GMT

It is held in Addis Ababa.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia hold new round of talks over GERD

Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 11:46 GMT

They tackled ways to accelerate reaching an agreement on the rules for filling and operating the Renaissance Dam.

New round of Ethiopian dam talks kicks off in Addis Ababa

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 - 05:13 GMT

A new round of negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to reach an agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) kicked off today in Addis Ababa.

Egypt describes 4th filling of Ethiopian dam as violation of Declaration of Principles

Sun, 10 Sep 2023 - 08:27 GMT

The declaration provides the necessity of congruence among the three countries on the filling and operation processes.

Ethiopia announces completion of 'last' filling of disputed Grand Renaissance Dam

Sun, 10 Sep 2023 - 03:30 GMT

Ethiopia announced Sunday completing the fourth and last filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), although the dispute with Egypt and Sudan had not been settled.

84% of 2023 Blue Nile flooding held in Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 03:53 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky posted Tuesday on Facebook a satellite image of the Nile.

Ethiopia showed no intention to accept middle solution on GERD in Cairo talks: Egypt to AL

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 02:44 GMT

Ethiopia has showed no change in its stances regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in the talks that took place in Cairo late in August, said Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry on Wednesday.

Sisi affirms to US Congress members Egypt’s commitment to reaching binding GERD deal

Wed, 30 Aug 2023 - 03:10 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has affirmed Egypt’s commitment to reaching a legally-binding agreement with regard to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in a meeting with US Congress members on Wednesday.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resume talks on GERD

Sun, 27 Aug 2023 - 02:20 GMT

The new round convened as per the outcomes of a bilateral summit between Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on the sidelines of the Sudan's neighboring Countries Summit that was held in Egypt in July.

Egyptian geologist reveals updates on disputed Ethiopian Dam's 4th filling

Sun, 27 Aug 2023 - 11:27 GMT

Professor of Geology and Water Resources at Cairo University Abbas Sharaky Abbas Sharaqy posted Saturday on Facebook satellite images.

FM affirms Egypt's support to Tunisian president's measures aimed at 'building a better future'

Tue, 08 Aug 2023 - 03:21 GMT

That was during his meeting with his Tunisian counterpart Nabil Ammar as they also conferred over regional risks.

Organization of Islamic Cooperation welcomes resumption of talks between Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan on GERD

Sat, 15 Jul 2023 - 11:40 GMT

The General Secretariat stressed the importance of preserving water security for both Egypt and Sudan, refusing to prejudice the rights of all parties in the Nile waters.

Assistant to Egyptian FM meets with Slovak delegation to discuss economic cooperation, regional affairs

Sun, 09 Jul 2023 - 10:00 GMT

Assistant to the Foreign Minister for European Affairs Ehab Nasr received a delegation headed by Director General of the Political Section at the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Michal Pavuk.

Mauritanian president commends Egypt's patience, wisdom on Ethiopian Dam dispute

Sun, 04 Jun 2023 - 01:46 GMT

The two chiefs of state tackled the conditions of Libya and Sudan as well as the "Nile Water" issue.

Ethiopia’s GERD statement seeks to ‘drive wedge’ between Arab, African states: Egypt

Thu, 25 May 2023 - 12:17 GMT

A recent statement by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs with regard to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) seeks to “drive a wedge” between Arab and African countries, Egypt’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid has said.

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