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'Egypt has established 13 water plants in South Sudan': Min.

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 11:12 GMT

He added that his Ministry has established six ground water plants around Juba and seven more inside the capital.

African "Nile for Peace" Initiative calls for postponing 2nd filling of GERD

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 10:45 GMT

The foundation's call came on Sunday at press conference held by Maat in the presence of a number of African NGOs and a host of water, peace and security experts in Africa.

In pics: 10K hot-air balloon trips launched in Luxor annually

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Hot-air balloon rides flying over the ancient wonders of Luxor are the tourists' favorite, as they get a chance to explore the city's spectacular landscape and famous landmarks.

Egyptian, Sudanese ‘Nile Guardians’ joint military exercise kicks off

Fri, 28 May 2021 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt and Sudan have started joint military drills dubbed 'Guardians of the Nile', with the participation of land, naval and air forces from the two countries.

Pictures: Egyptian army personnel arrive in Sudan to take part in ‘Nile Guardians’ joint exercise

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 01:09 GMT

Army personnel of the ground, naval and air forces are taking part in the joint exercise, the spokesman said.

PM: State implements various mega projects to make use of every drop of water

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 09:04 GMT

Speaking at a ceremony on the occasion of launching the national program for structural reforms, Madbouli said the wastewater treatment and irrigation projects constitute a challenge to the Egyptian state to maintain its water resources in light of overpopulation.

Egypt's foreign affairs minister embarks on African tour to deliver updates of Renaissance Dam negotiations

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 08:23 GMT

Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry embarked on Sunday on an African tour to update several countries on the developments of the Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Ethiopia involves GERD in complexities of internal policies: Sudan's Abdalla Hamdok

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 05:54 GMT

Ethiopia has involved the Renaissance Dam (GERD) in the complexities of its internal policies, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said Thursday, according to Al-Arabiya.

Egypt has many scenarios regarding GERD file: FM

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 12:46 GMT

“We are always talking about reaching a legal and binding agreement on filling and operation of the dam; an agreement takes into accounts the interests of the three countries,” Shoukry said.

11K cases of Nile encroachments referred to military prosecution

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:43 GMT

A total of 11,075 reports of encroachments on Nile canals have been referred to the military prosecution, according to a Monday Irrigation Ministry statement.

70 feddans flooded due to increase of Nile water level

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 09:52 GMT

Al-Sawaf village in the city of Kom Hamada in El-Beheira governorate, northern Egypt, has been flooded with Nile water since Sunday.

Egypt supports development in Ethiopia, only negotiation its battle: Sisi

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 - 02:01 GMT

The Egyptian media should not mention a military action as an option in the issue of the Renaissance Dam (GERD), President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said Tuesday.

Egyptian FM's full statement before UNSC on Ethiopia's Renaissance dam

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 11:36 GMT

Since Ethiopia unilaterally commenced the construction of this dam, our negotiations have included numerous trilateral and bilateral summit meetings between the leaders of our three countries, Shourky says.

90% of GERD disputed issues solved: Head of AU Commission

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 12:26 GMT

The newly-formed legal and technical committee will submit its report on the disputed issues to President Ramaphosa within a week from the issuance of the communique.

Final agreement on GERD to be reached within 2 to 3 weeks: Ethiopia

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 11:46 GMT

The African Union and the three countries agreed to form the technical and legal committee tasked to reach an agreement in two weeks

Sudan, S.Africa seek to resume tripartite talks on GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 02:50 GMT

They affirmed that the controversial issue of the dam can be solved only via negotiations, according to a statement from the Sudanese cabinet on Wednesday.

Int'l, regional entities hasten to urge deal before Ethiopia unilaterally fills massive dam

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:39 GMT

The U.S. has reaffirmed its support for “a fair and equitable agreement that balances the interests” of Ethiopia and the two downstream nations, while the Arab League said the water security of Egypt and Sudan are integral to the Arab national security.

US NSC urges Ethiopia to reach a deal on GERD

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 06:23 GMT

The American National Security Council posted Wednesday a tweet in which it urged the Ethiopian government to reach a “fair” deal on GERD.

Another meeting on GERD in two days, Egypt’s Irrigation

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 09:25 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation said in a statement that the fourth meeting between Ministers of Water Affairs of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan on the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) has been concluded.

Ethiopians in the US support Egypt’s water rights

Sun, 15 Mar 2020 - 08:19 GMT

A number of Ethiopians living in the United States participated Sunday in the protest organized by the Egyptian community in America outside the White House.

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