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Ethiopia resumes filling Nile mega-dam reservoir, angering Egypt

Ethiopia resumes filling Nile mega-dam reservoir, angering Egypt

Ethiopia has started the second phase of filling a controversial mega-dam's reservoir on the upper Blue Nile, Egypt said, raising tensions ahead of an upcoming UN Security Council meeting on the issue.

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Sudan invites Ethiopia, Egypt to Nile dam summit

Sudan's prime minister has invited his Egyptian and Ethiopian counterparts to a closed meeting to discuss the long-running dispute over Addis Ababa's mega-dam on the Blue Nile, his office said.

Huge ship blocking Suez Canal partially refloated, more work needed

Huge ship blocking Suez Canal partially refloated, more work needed

A massive container ship blocking Egypt's Suez Canal for nearly a week has been partially refloated, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) said on Monday, raising hopes the busy waterway will soon be reopened for a huge backlog of ships.

32 die as two passenger trains collide in Egypt

32 die as two passenger trains collide in Egypt

At least 32 people were killed and 66 injured Friday when two trains collided in southern Egypt, the health ministry said, the latest deadly rail accident to hit the country.

Egypt frees Al Jazeera scribe after four years in detention

Egypt frees Al Jazeera scribe after four years in detention

Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein was freed on Saturday after being arbitrarily detained in an Egyptian prison for more than 1,500 days, without formal charges nor trial.

Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail

Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail

Egypt has released Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein after more than four years in detention on accusations of publishing false news, a security source said Friday.

Flights between Qatar and Egypt, UAE resume

Flights between Qatar and Egypt, UAE resume

Flights between Qatar and two Arab countries - Egypt and the UAE - resumed on Monday following the reopening of airspace and borders. Qatar Airways resumed flights to Cairo with a daily service, touching down in the Egyptian capital for the first time since 2017.

Qatar handball team will leave for Egypt tomorrow for Men's World Championship

Qatar handball team will leave for Egypt tomorrow for Men's World Championship

The Qatari handball team will leave for Egypt on Thursday to participate in the 27th Men's World Championship which will start later on Wednesday and will run until Jan. 31.

Egypt updates NOTAMs to remove airspace ban on Qatar

Egypt updates NOTAMs to remove airspace ban on Qatar

Egypt has officially updated its NOTAMs (Notices to Airmen) to remove its airspace ban on Qatar, aviation analyst Alex Macheras tweeted Monday

UAE, Egypt hail efforts to resolve Gulf dispute

UAE, Egypt hail efforts to resolve Gulf dispute

The UAE said on Tuesday it supports Saudi efforts to end a three-year Gulf dispute, Abu Dhabi's first reaction to recent statements suggesting the rift between four regional countries and Qatar could soon ease.

Three-way talks on Blue Nile dam to resume Tuesday -AU chairman

Three-way talks on Blue Nile dam to resume Tuesday -AU chairman

Negotiations between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan over a multi-billion dollar dam on the Blue Nile will resume on Tuesday, nearly two months after Egypt left the talks, African Union chairman Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump slams Nile dam

Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump slams Nile dam

Ethiopia vowed Saturday not to ‘cave in to aggressions of any kind’ after US President Donald Trump lashed out over the country's Nile River mega-dam and suggested Egypt might destroy it.