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  • 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) Zerihun Abebe, a member of Ethiopia’s negotiating
  • 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 Ethiopia are engaging in international lobbying
  • 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 impacts of Ethiopia's contentious Grand
  • 14 Aug 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Ministry of Housing on August 11th announced plans to build 212 new wastewater treatment plants in 670 rural villages in eight governorates.. “The new plants will be set up on the banks of the Nile River’s Rosetta tributary,
  • 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 Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Muttalib
  • Egypt’s Foreign Ministry this week called on Ethiopia to uphold its previous assurances regarding the flow of Nile water to downstream countries.
  • Egyptian construction firm Arab Contractors Company has qualified for the final stage of a $300 million USD desalination and drinking water pipeline network project in the southern Iraqi governorate of Basra, company officials said on May 6.
  • 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.
  • Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project will reduce Egypt and Sudan’s share of Nile water by 18 billion cubic meters annually, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Bahaaeddine said on April 22.
  • Egypt will not resort to military action to solve Nile water problems, Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Bahaaeddine reiterated this week.
  • Sudanese President Omer Al-Bashir, despite demands from the International Criminal Court for his arrest for war crimes, traveled to Cairo on September 16 to meet with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, where he reaffirmed Sudan’s support for Egypt on Nile water rights.
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD Arab League water ministers officially approved a "unified water strategy" on May 31 during a summit in Baghdad. There was further agreement to cooperate on joint management of common aquifers, and share experiences in dealing
  • 23 Jan 2012- 17:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A joint Egyptian-Sudanese-Ethiopian committee met in Al Rosiris, Sudan last week to assess the impact of Ethiopia’s Millennium Dam project on the Nile River. During the meeting, Sudanese members of the committee for the first time expressed
  • 10 Jan 2011- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The expected emergence of a new state in southern Sudan following the January 8 independence referendum is causing alarm in Cairo because signs are the infant state will join other African countries battling Egypt for a greater share of
  • 27 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A n Egyptian study has found that large amounts of groundwater are moving from Egypt toward Israel. "The reason is that there are a number of valleys in the Egyptian Peninsula of Sinai that are sliding toward the Israeli side that lead