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STRATFOR: Egypt Is Prepared To Bomb All Of Ethiopia's Nile Dams

STRATFOR: Egypt Is Prepared To Bomb All Of Ethiopia's Nile Dams | Nile | Scoop.it

 

The Nile River and control of its waters is under continued dispute as Ethiopia plans a multi-billion dollar dam project that threatens Egypt's (and other countries) water supply. Will the 2 countries come to blows over water rights?


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Ethiopia: Egypt objections delaying dam panel

Ethiopia: Egypt objections delaying dam panel | Nile | Scoop.it
Differences between two countries over panel's composition persist, with Egypt fearing reduction of its water supply.

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Egypt faces drinking water shortage because of Nile pollution - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Egypt faces drinking water shortage because of Nile pollution - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Nile | Scoop.it
The growing Egyptian population is straining the country’s drinking water supply, which mainly comes from the Nile.

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Infographic - Sharing the waters of the Nile

Infographic - Sharing the waters of the Nile | Nile | Scoop.it

The river basin of the Nile, one of the longest rivers in the world, cuts through 11 countries and flows through almost 6,500 km of rainforest, savannah, mountain and desert before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea.


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Egypt to send public delegations to Nile Basin neighbors - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Egypt to send public delegations to Nile Basin neighbors - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Nile | Scoop.it
Following a recent workshop, the Arab Water Council has decided to send public delegations from Egypt to other Nile Basin countries to strengthen ties and calm the crisis over water shares.

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Egypt warning over Ethiopia Nile dam

Egypt warning over Ethiopia Nile dam | Nile | Scoop.it
President Mohammed Morsi says "all options are open" to deal with any threat to Egypt's water supply posed by an Ethiopian dam on the Blue Nile.

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Egypt fears Ethiopia Renaissance Dam threatens water supply - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Egypt fears Ethiopia Renaissance Dam threatens water supply - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Nile | Scoop.it
The celebration for the 54th anniversary of Egypt’s Aswan Dam have been overshadowed by concerns over water shortages because of the Ethiopian project.

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Egypt must depend on imported foods result of dams in Nile basin ...

Egypt must depend on imported foods result of dams in Nile basin ... | Nile | Scoop.it
The Nile Valley, almost the only arable land, makes up five percent of Egypt's area but is home to 95 percent of its people. Newly-elected President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with key ministers on Sunday to flesh out plans to ...

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Report on Nile River Basin bolsters Egypt - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Report on Nile River Basin bolsters Egypt - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Nile | Scoop.it
A new report indicates that, despite claims to the contrary, Egypt is not receiving an inflated share of the Nile's waters.

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Satellite data measures Nile water for region security

Satellite data measures Nile water for region security | Nile | Scoop.it
War and other social and economic problems could be prevented in north-eastern Africa now that the total water storage of the Nile Basin can be measured, according to a WA professor.

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