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The UN Security Council encouraged Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia, at its meeting, to resume the negotiations over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) through African Union-led mediation, with a view to finalizing the text of a mutually binding and acceptable agreement on operating the dam as...
Being a refugee in a country that is not one’s own is difficult. That person is neither equal to the citizens of the host country, nor are they able to return to their own country. The only effective way to support refugees in any country is through education, giving individual refugees the skills...
Dr. Usāma al-Ḥadīdī, Director of al-Azhar Global Center for Electronic Fatwas, said that “What Ethiopia is doing regarding the Renaissance Dam, by controlling and monopolizing water resources, is forbidden per Islamic Sharia and is seen as corruption of Earth”.
Amid rising tensions with Ethiopia, Egyptian-Sudanese forces will begin conducting joint military exercises this Wednesday. 
Recently, Egypt has made a swath of decisions that seek to advance its strategic interests and national security.  Last Monday, President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī announced that Egypt would be providing $500 million to rebuild Gaza after the most recent violence with Israel.  Before that, while at...
Official spokesperson for the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Aḥmad Ḥāfiẓ stated that Egypt rejects any unilateral efforts by Ethiopia to resume filling the Renaissance Dam during flooding season this summer. 
After failing to reach a binding agreement over the Renaissance Dam in Kinshasa, Egypt and Sudan have intensified their rhetoric towards Ethiopia.  So, what are the remaining options to avoid all-out war? 
Sudan has confirmed its commitment to continue negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) under the supervision of the African Union, demanding a greater role to experts to facilitate the negotiations and narrow the gap between the disputed parties.
The following text contains sensitive information and highlights various concerns from an Egyptian ambassador regarding foreign influence on political and environmental decisions and movements in Egypt.
A number of experts confirmed that the reason for the failure of the last round of negotiations regarding the Renaissance Dam between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia lies in the latter’s obstinacy. In the negotiations, Ethiopia tried to convince its counterparts to sign a treaty that does not restrict...

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