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By MGoth On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Ethiopia and Sudan arrest Egyptian spies near dam

By Staff The Ethiopian government and the government of South Sudan arrested three Egyptian spies on Monday, according to Sudanese media Upper Nile Times. The Egyptians were reportedly sent by Cairo government More...

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By MGoth On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Al Jazeera detainee’s hunger strike reaches 100 days; wife joins hunger strike

Pressure on Egypt to allow Al Jazeera detainee medical attention •Abdullah Elshamy’s hunger strike reaches 100 days •Journalist’s wife begins her own hunger strike in solidarity Amid mounting concern More...

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By MGoth On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egyptian authorities

• Al Jazeera estimates losses in excess of $150 million Al Jazeera Media Network has submitted an official notification of dispute to the interim Egyptian government. The network says it is relying on a Bilateral More...

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By MGoth On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Top TV presenters unite to help free detained Al Jazeera staff

Some of the world’s most prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by asking their viewers to “imagine a world where reality is distorted; imagine being More...

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By MGoth On Friday, May 17th, 2013
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Ethiopia:Why do Arabs regard the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam with “apprehension”?

By Ethiopiawi Introduction The Nile is God’s gift to Ethiopia. For this reason one cannot dispute Ethiopia’s ownership right over the Nile without defying the will of the Almighty. Yet the  decision More...

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By MGoth On Monday, March 11th, 2013
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Ethiopia: Rumors of Water War on the Nile?

Dam War of Words Late last month, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid Bin Sultan fired a shot across the bow from the Arab Water Council in Cairo to let the regime in Ethiopia know that his country More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
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Egypt could strike Ethiopian dam from Sudan

LONDON — Egyptian authorities fearful of a monopoly on Nile waters received agreement from Khartoum to build an airbase in Sudan, to launch attacks on Ethiopian damming facilities, claims the anonymous media More...

Camels are used in the tourism industry in Egypt, such as this one in Giza photographed last year. Credit: Carolyn Cole/ Los Angeles Times
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, August 11th, 2012
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Camel milk may help control diabetes, researchers say

Camels are used in the tourism industry in Egypt, such as this one in Giza photographed last year. Photo: Carolyn Cole/ Los Angeles Times CAIRO — Camels from Sudan and Somalia are led across Egypt’s deserts, More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, June 24th, 2012
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EGYPT: Mohamed Mursi wins historical vote

Mohamed Mursi waves after casting his ballot at a polling station in the city of Zagazig on June 16, 2012. Photographer: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images CAIRO — The Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Mursi More...

SOMALIA: SKA Air and Logistic staff on the run with large money
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 19th, 2012
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SOMALIA: SKA Air and Logistic staff on the run with large money

MOGADISHU — The Somali department of immigration is trying to locate an American man with Egyptian backgrounds after Dubai-based SKA Air and Logistics reported that he fled with large sums of money. Anthony More...

By Sahra Farah On Friday, January 13th, 2012
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Africa’s largest dam to lift Ethiopia out of poverty

ADDIS ABABA — In the western fringe of Ethiopia on the banks of the Blue Nile river, the nation’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi thundered that the country would overcome all obstacles to complete Africa’s More...

Egypt extends its soft power to Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, January 10th, 2012
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Egyptian doctors arrive in Somaliland

Photo: Egypt extends its “soft power” in Somaliland (Mustafa Janaale/Hadhwanaagnews) New Egypt plans to strengthen its influence in the region by pledging ties with Hargeisa HARGEISA — A team More...

Dr Ali Gomaa, Grand Mufti of the Republic to provide all means of legal and scientific support to the region and the exchange of scientific output of scientists
By SomalilandPress On Saturday, December 31st, 2011
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SOMALILAND: Ministers return from Egypt, Kenya

Photograph: Dr Ali Gomaa, Grand Mufti of Egypt is to provide all means of legal and scientific support to Somaliland (Wednesday 28,2011 — Al Wafd). HARGEISA — Foreign affairs minister Dr. Mohamed Abdillahi More...

Egypt ready to open new page in relations with Somaliland
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 24th, 2011
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New Egypt, Somaliland set to establish diplomatic ties

Photograph: Somaliland FM Dr Mohamed Abdullahi Omar meets with Egyptian officials in Cairo HARGEISA — Mohamed Abdullahi Omar, Somaliland Minister of Foreign Affairs, arrived in the Egyptian capital on Saturday More...

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By SomalilandPress On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Djibouti:President Ismail Guelleh Receives New Egyptian Ambassador Khaled Ahmed Taha

DJIBOUTI(SomalilandPress)–The Head of State, Mr. Ismail Omar Guelleh, yesterday received in audience the new Ambassador of Egypt accredited to Djibouti, Mr. Khaled Ahmed Taha, who presented his credentials More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 31st, 2011
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UN Calls for Suspension of Giant Hydroelectric Dam in Ethiopia

NEW YORK — The United Nations has come out in support of critics of Ethiopia’s massive Gibe III hydropower project, calling for work to be suspended until the negative impacts of the dam can be assessed. The More...

Dr Mohammad Omar, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Somaliland, is embarking on a mission to have his self-declared sovereign state recognised by the international community.
By Teresa On Friday, May 20th, 2011
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Somaliland eyes embassy in UAE

DUBAI — Somaliland commemorated the 20th anniversary of its founding on Wednesday — a major milestone in itself considering the unfortunate plight of central-south Somalia which plunged deep into a seemingly More...

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By Hassan Ali On Thursday, April 21st, 2011
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Ethiopia to export electricity to 7 countries

ADDIS ABABA — Haile-Mariam Desalegn, the Deputy Prime Minister of Ethiopia has said, Thursday, that his country intends to export power to seven neighbouring countries after the completion of the Great Ethiopian More...

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By Teresa On Friday, April 15th, 2011
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Israel will no longer be Egypt’s ‘pampered ally’

CAIRO — With long-standing president Hosni Mubarak — a key ally of Israel and the US — now ousted, Egypt will most likely be forthright in dealing with Tel Aviv, according to political analysis. Days after More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
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Ethiopia challenges Egypt and begins huge dam

Claims Egypt is blocking dam funding Ethiopia says resolve at “point of no return” Analysts fear world’s first war over water By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia on Wednesday said More...