Friday , 30 July 2021

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Dam deadlock: Where did Egypt go wrong in managing the GERD dispute for over a decade?

In 2008, the office of the foreign minister of Egypt received a cable from the Egyptian embassy in Addis Ababa warning that the Ethiopian government had begun holding serious talks with potential international partners to build a large dam on the Blue Nile to generate electricity for domestic consumption.

Government source: Authorities inclined to close long-running case targeting NGOs yet travel bans may remain

Human rights lawyer Negad al-Borai and human rights activist and head of the Arab Network for Human Rights Information Gamal Eid were questioned by a judge on Tuesday in a long-running case targeting non-governmental organizations accused of receiving foreign funding with the intention of harming national security.

Egypt postpones nuclear power plant amid tensions with Russia over Nile dam

Egypt announced the postponement of the completion of the El-Dabaa nuclear plant project to 2030 instead of 2028. Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority spokesman Karim al-Adham confirmed in statements to the Egyptian economic newspaper Enterprise July 14 that El-Dabaa nuclear plant will not be completed before 2030 due to …