Water Security

FM delivers message on Ethiopian Dam from Egyptian pres. to South African counterpart

Tue, 20 Apr 2021 - 10:56 GMT

The message conveys the status quo of negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the Egyptian stance on the issue.

FM presents Ethiopian Dam developments to UN secretary general, contends Egypt's stance on filling, operation

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

The minister also reiterated the risk posed by continuous Ethiopian unilateral acts, particularly carrying out the second filling without agreement, and the impact of that on the security and stability of the region.

Chance of Renaissance Dam collapse is 50% due to Ethiopian geology: academic

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 12:20 GMT

"The [Renaissance] dam is located in a geological nature that is one of a kind," Swelam pointed out.

Egypt's irrigation minister clarifies status of Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 05:48 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty gave Saturday a TV interview to Amr Adib to clarify the status of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) crisis.

FM clarifies when Egypt will resort to UN Security Council over Ethiopian Dam crisis

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 12:22 GMT

The minister spoke in a phone-in on April 11, 2021.

Famine, flooding or war are repercussions of Ethiopian Dam filling without deal

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 - 02:50 GMT

A number of Egyptian experts and former ministers gave insight on the issue.

Ethiopia rejects 3 proposals by Egypt, Sudan to resume negotiations on Renaissance Dam

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 01:24 GMT

Egypt says talks held in the Congolese capital, Kinshasa, on March 4-5 did not achieve any progress or lead to an agreement on re-launching negotiations.

1B cubic meters loss in Egypt's water share would incur harm to 1M citizens

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 01:02 GMT

Abdel Aty underscored that the cut in Egypt's water share will impact the agricultural sector having 40 million workers, who already need support the most.

Egypt does not get lion share of Nile Water: irrigation minister refuting Ethiopian claims

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 12:10 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty stated in a TV interview Saturday that Egypt does not acquire the lion share of Nile River water as propagated by Ethiopia.

Egypt does not get lion share of Nile Water: irrigation minister refuting Ethiopian claims

Sun, 28 Mar 2021 - 12:09 GMT

Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty stated in a TV interview Saturday that Egypt does not acquire the lion share of Nile River water as propagated by Ethiopia.

Egypt wishes to resume Ethiopian dam negotiations holding onto water rights fundamentals: min.

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 11:13 GMT

Abdel Aty warned against the massive repercussions that will not be accepted by Egypt.

Saudi Arabia to hold summit on Ethiopian Dam crisis

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 07:59 GMT

That is within the framework of the Council of Arab-African States bordering Red Sea.

Egypt's FM, irrigation min. to take part in new negotiations round on Ethiopian Dam

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 10:23 GMT

The talks among the three states are mediated by the African Union (AU).

Egyptian, South African presidents confer over tripartite talks on Ethiopian Dam

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 11:16 GMT

President Sisi re-affirmed the fundamentals of the Egyptian stance mandating the crystallization of a legal binding agreement.

Egyptian negotiations delegation presents to Chinese officials status of talks on Ethiopian Dam

Tue, 22 Dec 2020 - 12:54 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Beijing organized on Monday a virtual meeting.

South Sudan agrees with Egypt on necessity for reaching legal binding agreement on GERD operation, filling

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 01:58 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir discussed in Juba on Saturday the developments of negotiations on GERD.

Sudan's PM says Ethiopian Dam directly affects his country

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 10:29 GMT

Hamdok asserted that it must not be operated until an agreement is reached.

Egypt allocates LE500M to connecting households in rural areas to wastewater networks

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 12:00 GMT

The first batch is worth LE50 million.

Technical, legal experts of Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia hold 3-day meetings on Renaissance Dam

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 11:22 GMT

The meeting's outcomes will be reported to the ministers of the three states as they will convene on November 5.

Irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan discuss negotiation mechanism to resume talks

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 09:40 GMT

Sunday's meeting is the outcome of another that took place on October 27.

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