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Ethiopia rejects Egypt Nile claims, Zenawi said Egypt’s approach is out of date

Ethiopia’s prime minister has rejected a threat by Egypt to prevent the building of dams and other water projects upstream on the Nile river. Meles Zenawi told Al Jazeera on Wednesday that... Read more »
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Egypt asserts right to block upstream Nile dams

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt insisted on Tuesday it can block dams and other projects upstream on the Nile, challenging a new deal among African nations seeking to alter historic water sharing arrangements... Read more »

Egypt angered by the new Tana Beles dam, Trying to block the new Nile deal

* President is set for Italian visit in protest over European aid for Ethiopia dam projects Egypt has intensified various diplomatic efforts to delegitimise recent new Nile deal signed by four countries.... Read more »

Egypt and Sudan Oppose Nile Deal – Aljazeera VIDEO

Watch Al jazeera video on The new Nile Treaty A controversial deal has been signed to share the waters of the world’s longest river. But Egypt and Sudan are not happy at... Read more »

Ethiopia and Some Nile Basin states sign deal, Egypt objects

* Kenya says will sign as soon as possible * Egypt says agreement lacks legitimacy By Elias Biryabarema ENTEBBE, Uganda, May 14 (Reuters) – Four east African countries signed a new deal... Read more »
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Ethiopian led river Nile agreement signed without Egypt and Sudan

River Nile basin states have today signed an agreement on the Nile river basin cooperative framework in which they agreed to collectively work towards conserving river Nile and equitably using it’s water.... Read more »

East Africa seeks more Nile water from Egypt

Four East African states have signed an agreement to seek more water from the River Nile – a move strongly opposed by Egypt and Sudan. Under a 1929 accord, some 90% of... Read more »

Some Nile Basin states to meet on new deal

By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – African countries on the upper reaches of the River Nile plan to push their demand for changes in the allocation of its waters, saying Egypt gets... Read more »
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Egypt won’t give up one drop of Nile water rights

CAIRO — Egypt is refusing to relinquish a drop of its legal right to the lion’s share of Nile river water, despite demands from other African countries for a more equitable sharing... Read more »

Arabic become the first non-Latin script to be used as an Internet domain name

Internet addresses written in Arabic were live on the Internet on Thursday, making history as the first online domains in non-Latin characters. “For the first time in the history of the Internet,... Read more »