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  1. Egypt, Ethiopia Leaders Address Contentious Dam In UN Statements

    4 Oct 2020- 08:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat New YORK NY, United States In addresses to September’s seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt have described their countries’ respective positions a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/08/2020 - 14:42

  2. GERD Talks Fail To Reach Consensus; US Plans Aid Withdrawal To Pressurise Ethiopia

    2 Sep 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The latest round of negotiations among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam did not reach consensus on legal and technical differences before conc ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:38

  3. New Standoff IN GERD Talks; Sudan Boycotts

    22 Jul 2020- 10:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia This Article has been updated to reflect recent developments A scheduled resumption of tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) sponsored by the African Union (AU) has ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:38

  4. GERD Technical Talks To Resume, Ethiopia Will Commence Land Clearing For Reservoir

    2 Jun 2020- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The government of Ethiopia has described preparations for land clearing behind the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ahead of commencing filling its Blue Nile reservoir wi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:08

  5. Continuing War Of Words Over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

    28 Apr 2020- 09:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Differences remain stark between the positions of Ethiopia and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile. Further OOSKAnews Coverage of GERD (70 Articles) Zerih ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:51

  6. Shuttle-diplomacy And Sabre-rattling In Nile Dam Standoff

    18 Mar 2020- 11:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Following Ethiopia’s effective withdrawal from US-brokered negotiations around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the governments of both Egypt and Eth ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:53

  7. Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Will Sign Renaissance Dam Technical Agreement This Week

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation announced on September 17th that Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will sign contracts this week with the technical consultants who will carry out studies on the impact ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/19/2016 - 09:20

  8. Ethiopia Wants Sudan to Host Next Round of Talks on Nile Dam

    16 Jul 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian government said this week that it would be interested in resuming talks with Egypt on the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project, and that neighboring Sudan would be th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2014 - 10:19

  9. Egypt, Ethiopia Reach Stalemate in Latest Dam Negotiations

    12 Feb 2014- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egyptian and Ethiopian officials failed again this week to resolve their disagreements over Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Nile River. Egyptian Minister of Water Res ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2014 - 18:23

  10. Nile States to Continue Talks on Water Security This Month

    2 Jan 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Representatives of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan, who last met in December, are scheduled to hold further discussions on Nile River water security in Khartoum on January 4-5. “Egypt’s water security is ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/02/2014 - 10:08

  11. Egyptian Foreign Minister Plans to Head to Ethiopia

    11 Jun 2013- 09:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO ASWAT MASRIYA Arrangements are underway for the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Kamel Amr, to visit Ethiopia in the upcoming days, in order to discuss the most recent developments in the Nile wa ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2013 - 10:07

  12. UAE Stresses Human Right to Water

    7 Jun 2013- 09:45 by Local Press Report CAIRO News Track India The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has stressed on the right of Arab states to access safe and clean water as a human right. Speaking at the conclusion of the Fifth meeting of the Arab Water Minis ...

    Local Press Report - 06/07/2013 - 09:45

  13. Egypt, Sudan Express Concern Over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

    Egypt’s Foreign Ministry this week called on Ethiopia to uphold its previous assurances regarding the flow of Nile water to downstream countries. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2013 - 10:04

  14. Ethiopia Releases Sudanese Rebels in a Bid to Prevent Attacks on Grand Renaissance Dam

    The Ethiopian government recently released rebel prisoners from the Benshangul People’s Liberation Movement (BPML), which operates from Sudan, as part of a peace process geared toward protecting the controversial Grand Renaissance Dam from attack, accordi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 14:08

  15. Eritrea’s Support of Egypt Raises Tensions With Ethiopia

    The Eritrean government’s recent statements of support for Egypt’s right to Nile River waters, based on a British colonial treaty have raised tensions with neighboring Ethiopia, Ethiopian government officials said. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2013 - 10:21