Egypt frets, fumes over Ethiopia's Nile plan
For a country facing daily domestic crises in the aftermath of its 2011 revolution, the dam is a foreign threat that Egypt can ill afford. And that may be the point. Analysts say Ethiopia is seizing on Egypt's distraction and relative fragility to ...
Ethiopia discards Egypt threats over Nile dam
Egypt says dam dispute with Ethiopia not yet a military one
A water war in Egypt?
Egypt's opposition rejects call for unity talks
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's largest opposition group on Tuesday rejected calls by the president for national reconciliation talks as "too late" as pro and anti-government protesters briefly clashed ahead of plans for a mass rally calling for his ouster later ...
Egypt Islamists Call for Counter-Demonstrations
Egyptian Islamist groups called Wednesday for demonstrations to counter this month's planned opposition protest campaign against the rule of the country's Islamist president, raising concerns of a new round of turmoil. The Islamists also accused a ...
Egypt Islamists call for demonstrations, accuse businessmen and Gulf states of ...
Washington Watch: What does aid to Egypt get us?
Time to Freeze US Aid to Egypt
Egypt's Mursi warns all options open over Ethiopia Nile dam dispute
Angry Egyptian lawmakers accused the country's prime minister and government earlier in the day of doing nothing to prevent Ethiopia from building the dam. Prime Minister Hesham Kandil had just finished addressing parliament about how the government ...
Congress urged to cut US aid to Egypt over prison sentences given democracy ...
WASHINGTON -- Members of the House of Representatives said Wednesday that there is enough support in Congress to slow, but not halt entirely, economic aid to Egypt over that country's conviction of 43 people who worked for non-governmental ...
Egypt, Pakistan deny importing Israeli arms
Haaretz reported on Tuesday that a British report in 2011 stated that Israel exported weapons over the past five years to Pakistan and four Arab countries: Egypt, Algeria, the United Arab Emirates and Morocco. Cairo quickly denied the report on Wednesday.
Ethiopia's leader: No one will stop Nile dam project despite Egypt's opposition
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's leader has vowed that no one will stop a $4.2 billion energy project that is diverting the flow of the Nile River after Egypt's president warned that all options were being considered to halt the dam. In an interview ...
Ethiopia expects Egypt talks over Nile dam, says won't back down
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr is expected to travel to Addis Ababa on Sunday for talks on a giant dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile, as the countries seek a diplomatic solution to an increasingly heated dispute.
Some in Congress question aid to Egypt over NGO prison sentences
McClatchy Washington Bureau
CAIRO — An Egyptian court's decision to convict 43 democracy proponents – along with a proposed Egyptian law that would restrict how nongovernmental organizations here operate – has spurred a chorus of concern from European leaders, members of the ...
Ethiopia rejects Egyptian protests over Nile dam
Ethiopia has refused to halt work on a controversial giant dam across the river Nile that Egypt fears will severely curb its water supply. The refusal came after the Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, promised to "defend each drop of Nile water with ...