Nile Water

Egypt's population to rise about 75 million by 2050: Water Minister

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 - 06:55 GMT

"Any action that would be taken without reaching a just and binding legal agreement and without coordination with the downstream countries is a rejected unilateral act," Abdel-Atti said.

Egyptian President Sisi receives phone call from Joe Biden for discussing GERD dispute

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 07:18 GMT

“Both presidents agreed to intensify diplomatic efforts in the coming period to reach an agreement that preserves water and development rights for all parties,” Radi said.

DR Congo’s President will visit Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia to resume talks on GERD

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 08:26 GMT

Tshisekedi’s tour came in light of the resumption of the tripartite talks between the Nile countries over the controversial dam after the negotiations for reaching a legally binding agreement.

Sudan refutes Ethiopian statements on water, border agreements

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 12:36 GMT

The ministry noted it follows the recurrent talks by Ethiopian officials alleging Sudan of forcing Ethiopia to abide by what they call "colonial agreements" on Nile water and borders.

Egypt’s Sisi, Abu Dhabi ruler discuss crisis of Ethiopia’s Renaissance dam

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 09:45 GMT

On March 26, 2021, the UAE proposed to mediate in the negotiations between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to reach a legal binding agreement regarding the dam.

Egypt: 2nd phase of filling GERD with 13.5 billion cubic meters is catastrophe to downstream countries

Sat, 17 Apr 2021 - 03:40 GMT

“The negotiation process led by the African Union (AU) has so far proved its uselessness,” the letter said.

Egypt’s FM on GERD file: 2nd phase of dam filling without binding agreement violates Declaration of Principles

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 01:42 GMT

“Time is short. If there is no effectiveness and full involvement of all parties, time will not help us," Shoukry said.

UAE efforts to break deadlock in tripartite negotiations between, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia on GERD issue

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 - 01:11 GMT

A high-level delegation from the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs has paid a one-day visit to Sudan.

GERD FILE: Differences between Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan over future water development projects on Abbay Basin

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Egypt is diplomatically pressing to find solutions to the outstanding issues regarding the dam’s operation and reservoir filling, particularly ahead of the second round of the filling process due in August 2021.

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resume talks on Renaissance Dam

Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 10:19 GMT

The meeting is being held via video conference, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez on his Twitter account.

Tripartite talks on GERD between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia resumes Sunday

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 09:15 GMT

During this one-week round, the three countries would discuss a clear and detailed agenda and a tight timetable for the path of negotiation, according to a statement by the Sudanese Ministry of Eater Resources.

Ethiopian PM on GERD: No intention to harm Egypt and Sudan

Sat, 26 Sep 2020 - 10:53 GMT

Abiy Ahmed’s comments came four days after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s speech at the UNGA.

Warnings against cultivating crops on the islands of the Nile in Egypt due to high level of water

Sat, 12 Sep 2020 - 03:36 GMT

Due to an increase in Nile water level in Egypt, more than 70 feddans (one feddan equals 1.03 acres) in Egypt’s Delta were flooded five days ago.

US halts some aid to Ethiopia over GERD dispute: American official

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The spokesperson revealed in special remarks to the Associated Press that the US suspension reflected the American concern about Ethiopia’s unilateral decision of filling the dam reservoir before reaching a final agreement with Egypt and Sudan.

Sudan calls for referring GERD talks to leaders of disputing countries

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 04:23 GMT

Abbas’ call came a day after the three water ministers reached another stalemate on Friday in the negotiations and failed to reach a unified draft that includes every country’s proposal and reservations regarding the operation of the dam the filling process of the reservoir.

UK Declassified documents reveal Egypt’s goodwill to cooperate with Ethiopia over Nile water 74 years ago

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 03:08 GMT

However, Ethiopia has rejected this proposal, which titled “Lake Tana Project.”

Tripartite talks on GERD adjourned for one week

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 10:21 GMT

Egypt participated in the Monday meeting, expressing its readiness to resume talks on the basis of the outcomes of the mini-African summit held on July 21.

Egypt annually loses 10 billion cubic meters of water from irrigation canals, drains: Expert

Sat, 08 Aug 2020 - 11:19 GMT

Noureldeen added that the government has many ways to reduce losing this amount of water.

In Letter to AU, Egypt affirms total rejection to Ethiopia’s unilateral acts on GERD

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 - 11:09 GMT

The Egyptian letter voiced Egypt’s refusal to an Ethiopian proposal concerning the points of contentions, asking for reaching a fair and comprehensive legally binding agreement between the three countries.

Sudan: Reaching comprehensive, binding agreement on GERD necessary

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 - 04:20 GMT

On Wednesday, Hamdouk ordered to form a committee under his chairmanship to follow the file of the GERD.