Egypt’s proposal on GERD fair, comprehensive: Irrigation Ministry

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 04:09 GMT

Egypt’s proposal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is fair, comprehensive and sustainable, that can achieve development and conserve water resources; Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation spokesperson Mohamed al-Sebaay said.

A full agreement on GERD is close if drought issue is resolved, MWI

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 07:50 GMT

The Egyptian Minister of Irrigation Mohamed El-Sebaei said Saturday that 95 percent of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will be completed if the “drought” part during either filling or operating the dam is resolved.

OPINION: After the African mini-summit: New Challenges for Egyptian’s Diplomacy

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 02:28 GMT

This international position would have represented an important legal and diplomatic constraint on Ethiopia.

Substantial differences found between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD: Irrigation Ministry

Fri, 03 Jul 2020 - 11:40 GMT

Substantial differences between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia were found during reviewing the three countries stances regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam talks

GERD collapse means ‘devastation’ of Sudan: Egyptian minister

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 11:12 GMT

Egypt’s Irrigation Minister slammed Ethiopia’s behavior to hamper the course of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, saying that Egypt will thwart any attempt of transgression against its rights, state’s MENA cited the irrigation minister

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.

UN Security Council to discuss GERD in open session

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 06:06 GMT

An open session for the United Nations Security Council on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD, is expected to take place on Monday

Despite AU meeting's outcomes, Ethiopia to start filling GERD reservoir in next 2 weeks

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:00 GMT

"Ethiopia is scheduled to begin filling the GERD within the next two weeks, during which the remaining construction work will continue. It is in this period, the three countries have agreed to reach a final agreement on few binding matters," ِEthoipia sai

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

Ethiopian PM deems discussion on GERD with AU, Egypt, Sudan 'fruitful'

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 01:30 GMT

The African Union has said an agreement has been reached between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to resolve the outstanding problems regarding GERD via dialogue.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia opt for consensus on GERD via dialogue, unilateral actions excluded

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 12:40 GMT

The three countries agreed to resolve the outstanding problems regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) via dialogue.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to form legal committee, resume GERD talks

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 11:43 GMT

Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed, Thursday on forming an African Union-sponsored committee grouping legal and technical experts from the three countries to draft a final binding deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

African Union holds urgent meeting on GERD

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:59 GMT

The urgent meeting was announced few hours after a phone call conducted between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his South African counterpart.

Sisi to Ramaphosa: Egypt rejects Ethiopia's unilateral steps regarding Renaissance Dam

Fri, 26 Jun 2020 - 12:31 GMT

The two leaders tackled Egypt's request to the UN Security Council to intervene in the issue of the dam to reach a fair and balanced agreement that takes into account the interests of all parties.

Assuming ownership: A psychological look into Ethiopia's stand on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 07:19 GMT

A set of questions are revolving around the stance adopted by Ethiopia.

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.

In letter to UN: Sudan says ‘deeply concerned’ of Ethiopia’s unilateral filling of GERD

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 - 10:46 GMT

"Sudan is deeply concerned about Ethiopia decision to start filling the GERD reservoir in the absence of an agreement" read the letter.

Sudan genuine party in GERD negotiations, exerts efforts to reach fair agreement: Hamdouk

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:49 GMT

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk affirmed that his country is a genuine party in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

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.

Sudanese authorities seize smuggled Turkish weapons heading to Ethiopia

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:12 GMT

Sudanese Intelligence Division forces seized 25 Turkish-made Kalashnikov rifles, 80 pistols, and big quantities of DShK and Kalashnikov ammunition.