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Time running out to find a peaceful solution to Renaissance Dam crisis

  • The latest meetings of the nations embroiled in the Renaissance Dam crisis, Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, have once again been marked by failure. The crisis might take yet another turn after the latest statements by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, who said, “All options have become possi...
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UN role may be last chance to amicably resolve GERD crisis

  • The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis has begun to take a different direction, especially as a result of this week’s visit to Sudan by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and his meeting with Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, president of the Sudanese transitional Sovereignty Cou...
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Future of GERD talks blurry as Sudan stands firm

  • An aerial view of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River in Guba, northwest Ethiopia. (AFP) The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, under the auspices of the South Africa-chaired African Union (AU), are procee...
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If the Libyan ceasefire is to pave the way to peace, the intentions of the GNA must be pure

  • Demonstrators gather during an anti-government protest in Tripoli, Libya, August 25, 2020. (Reuters) Is it possible we are on the brink of peace in Libya at last? Do the warring parties there have a sincere desire to end the country’s political and military crises, and for life t...
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The Nile is no one’s property; it belongs to everyone

  • Water levels at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam in Guba, Ethiopia, after PM Abiy Ahmed announced the early filling of the reservoir. (EBC Screengrab) I think the Renaissance Dam negotiations were landed with a new problem the moment Ethiopia announced the end of the firs...
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Ethiopia using Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam as a distraction from domestic issues

  • A construction worker at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. (AFP) Under African Union mediation, the negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia resumed last Friday after the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) dispute between Cairo and Addis Ababa had grown in recent mon...
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El-Sisi sends sharp, clear message to Turkey on Libya

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi meets members of the Egyptian armed forces in the Sinai peninsula. (Reuters) Cairo’s message to Turkey is very clear: Any action that threatens Libya’s security and stability is also a threat to Egypt. The flow of Turkish-backed militi...
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Cairo Declaration can end the chaos in Libya

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, center, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, right, and Speaker of the Libyan Parliament Aguila Saleh, in Cairo. (AFP) Things have become clearer regarding the situation in Libya. One party is trying to end violence for the sake of stab...
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The Arab world must unite against Israel’s annexation plans

  • King Abdullah II of Jordan, left, is greeted by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Aug. 7, 2017, in Ramallah, West Bank. (Getty Images) While the world is preoccupied with fighting the spread of coronavirus — and its economic and political repercussions, which ...
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Solutions to Ethiopian dam crisis difficult but possible

  • Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi shakes hands with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, June 10, 2018. (Reuters) Negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) are deadlocked, but they will be “resumed,” a...
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