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20 killed in Egypt as bus catches fire after hitting a truck

At least 20 people have been killed after a bus overturned in Egypt while trying to pass a stationed truck.The bus was travelling from Cairo when the accident happened in the province of Assiut, 199 miles (320km) south of...

Egypt say no progress on Nile dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan

Egypt foreign ministry said on Tuesday that the latest round of talks on the Ethiopian Renaissance dam with Ethiopia and Sudan in Kinshasa over April 4-5 made no progress.Delegations from the three countries were meeting in the Democratic Republic...

Train crash in Central Egypt leaves at least 32 dead

At least 32 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a train crash in central Egypt, the country's railway authority says.Two carriages were derailed and overturned when two passenger trains collided in the province of Sohag.Emergency...

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia reopen Nile mega-dam talks

AljazeeraSudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have resumed their talks over Addis Ababa’s controversial dam on the Blue Nile river, just over a week after US President Donald Trump warned that Cairo may “blow it up” if disputes are not resolved.The...

Ethiopia reject threat of aggression in dam dispute

ReutersEthiopia said on Saturday that threats of any kind towards resolving a dispute with its neighbours over the filling and operation of a massive hydropower dam were “misguided, unproductive and clear violations of international law”.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office...

Egypt’s Sisi committed to ridding Libya of militia, regional interference

ReutersEgypt is committed to helping Libyans “rid their country of armed militias and terrorist organizations, and put an end to the blatant interference of some regional parties,” Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told the United Nations General Assembly on...

South Africa urges for talks on Nile dam to continue despite obstacles

South Africa, current mediator in a long-running feud over Ethiopia's dam on the Blue Nile, on Thursday urged talks to continue despite threats of suspension and walkout.Egypt on Tuesday called for a halt in the talks while Sudan threatened...

Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan resumes talks over disputed dam

Three key Nile basin countries on Monday resumed their negotiations to resolve a years-long dispute over the operation and filling of a giant hydroelectric dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile, officials said.The talks came a day...

Egypt’s Sisi ratifies law barring soldiers from politics

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday ratified a law banning active and former military personnel from running for the presidency or parliament without the army's approval.The legislative changes come after Egyptians voted overwhelmingly last year in favour of...

Egypt’s army says it foiled terror attack in northern Sinai

The Egyptian army said it has killed 18 suspected militants who attacked a military post in northern Sinai on Tuesday and foiled their ‮‮”‬‬terrorist‮‮”‬‬ attack.Two army personnel were killed and four others wounded in the attack which took place...
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Chad says army killed 300 rebels fighters

Chad military says it has killed some 300 rebels advancing on the capital, N’Djamena, as the government on Monday...
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