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Egypt steps up diplomatic action in Nile dam dispute

As part of extensive diplomatic actions to shore up support for Egypt in the Nile dam dispute, Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry has toured seven Arab capitals — Amman, Muscat, Baghdad, Riyadh, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait City and Manama — since March 7. He also went on a European tour that included Belgium and …

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Egypt alarmed over Sudan’s siding with Ethiopia in Nile water dispute

Sudan has rejected an Arab League resolution, expressing support for Cairo in negotiations with Addis Ababa on Ethiopia’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a move that raised eyebrows in the Arab League and alarmed Egyptian authorities.

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Egypt Seeks EU Support to Resolve Renaissance Dam Crisis

After touring seven Arab states to press his country’s case in the dispute with Ethiopia over the Nile dam, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry visited Thursday Brussels and Paris, asking European Union officials to push Ethiopia on signing an agreement with Cairo on the filling and operation of the dam.

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Egypt takes measures in response to collapse of Renaissance Dam talks

Ever since reports emerged about the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the implications of such a project on Egypt’s water share, there has been a parliamentary tendency supported by the state to enact laws aimed at rationalizing water consumption with the aim of confronting the water shortage …

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