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.

Egypt calls Ethiopian statement 'desperate attempt to sabotage Arab-African relations'

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 10:51 GMT

The ambassador pointed out that the statement included falsehoods pertinent to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

32nd Arab League summit urges good-faith negotiations to reach deal on Ethiopia dam

Sat, 20 May 2023 - 06:59 GMT

The leaders made the remarks in a decision entitled “the Ethiopian Dam” following the 32nd Arab League Summit held in Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah on Friday.

Ethiopia 'buying time' on GERD, shows no political will to reach deal: Egypt’s FM

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 11:29 GMT

In an interview with TV host Sherif Amer on MBC Masr, Shoukry said all Sudan’s neighboring countries are harmed by the ongoing Sudanese conflict in response to a question on whether Ethiopia is benefiting from the crisis amid the continued GERD dispute between the three countries.

Egyptian geologist says 4th filling of Ethiopian Dam to be equivalent to previous 3

Wed, 05 Apr 2023 - 03:59 GMT

The expert estimates that the height of the middle wall would reach 620 meters this year.

Egypt’s FM reviews Ethiopian dam file developments with EU ambassadors in MENA region

Thu, 30 Mar 2023 - 06:39 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry reviewed developments of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with ambassadors of the European Union in the Middle East and North Africa region and officials at the European External Action Service (EEAS).

Unilateral measures on Ethiopian dam pose ‘existential danger’ on 150M citizens: Egypt

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 12:05 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hani Sewilam made the remarks as he delivered Egypt’s speech during the opening plenary of the 2023 UN Water Conference on Wednesday.