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Implementation of Egyptian-Sudanese railway to begin in July

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:13 GMT

The minister was in a visit to Khartoum to hold talks with the Sudanese side upon the directives of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi.

Video: Facts about GERD's impact on Egypt and petition supporting water rights

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 03:45 GMT

More signatures to a petition supporting Egypt’s right to the Nile River water on change.org have been coming in after Ethiopia’s rejection of all Egyptian and Sudanese proposals this week.

Egyptian, Sudanese air forces hold joint exercises dubbed 'Nile Eagles 2'

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 03:16 GMT

Those took place in Sudan's Marwa Airbase with the participation of Special Forces from both countries.

Egypt does not get lion share of Nile Water: irrigation minister refuting Ethiopian claims

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 12:10 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty stated in a TV interview Saturday that Egypt does not acquire the lion share of Nile River water as propagated by Ethiopia.

Egypt does not get lion share of Nile Water: irrigation minister refuting Ethiopian claims

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 12:09 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty stated in a TV interview Saturday that Egypt does not acquire the lion share of Nile River water as propagated by Ethiopia.

GERD is one of major challenges facing Egypt: Irrigation Minister

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Ati said, Monday that Cairo will not accept the unilateral measures taken by Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and its consequences.

Ethiopia sends arms to insurgent group to occupy city on Blue Nile: Sudan

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 09:38 GMT

That is why the Sudanese army sent reinforcements Monday to the southern border area near the Blue Nile.

Egypt will not allow any party to control Nile River: FM Shoukry on GERD issue

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 03:15 GMT

Shoukry showed up Tuesday at the parliament to read out a statement about the implementation of a 2018-2020 government program as requested by the House.

General Authority for Culture Palaces continues cultural, artistic activities in Luxor

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 03:56 GMT

The General Authority for Cultural Palaces continues to present a range of culture and artistic activities in the Luxor branch.

10 messages Sisi sent from South Sudan

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 11:46 GMT

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi returned to Egypt Saturday after a one-day visit to South Sudan, where he met with President Salva Kirr and solidify joint relations.

Egyptian, Sudanese ministers discuss planned pan-African roads, rehabilitation of Nile Valley Authority for Riverine Navigation

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 11:42 GMT

Both ministers began by discussing ways of acquiring funding to finance the feasibility studies.

Egyptian minister urges removing building violations on Nile waterways as higher flood expected

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

The violations obstruct the water network’s capability to contain excess water during annual Nile floods.

Egypt reviews measures to deal with annual Nile flood expected to be above average

Sun, 13 Sep 2020 - 11:39 GMT

The flood of Nile River this year will likely be higher than the average according to the committee affiliated with the Water Resources Ministry last month.

Egyptian water resources minister heads to South Sudan to discuss joint projects with counterpart

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 10:15 GMT

The official visit is held upon the invitation of the South Sudanese counterpart Manawa Peter Gatkuoth.

Flood changes affect Egypt, we depend on Nile water with 97%: Min. of Water spokesman

Mon, 07 Sep 2020 - 11:14 GMT

Egypt’s spokesman for the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed El Sebaei said that any change in the floods will affect the country whether it is a decrease or an increase

Nile River flood likely to be higher than average this year: Irrigation Ministry

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 03:27 GMT

The flood of Nile River this year likely to be higher than the average according to the permanent committee to Nile River Revenue Regulatory Committee affiliated with Egypt’s Irrigation Ministry.

Another provocative move, Ethiopia TV airs footages of filled GERD lake

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 01:35 GMT

The footages prove Ethiopia is not serious about GERD negotiations.

EU: We work to alleviate tensions between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia around GERD

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 01:11 GMT

The European Union (EU) said it is working on alleviating the tension between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia regarding GERD.

Egypt presents proposal on GERD to secure concerned countries’ interests

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 - 06:57 GMT

Egypt’s Water Resources Minister has introduced an Egyptian proposal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, aiming at ensuring the Ethiopian goal of generating electricity and, at the same time, avoiding any harm to the Egyptian and Sudanese interests.

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.

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