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Sudan army pushes to control disputed area with Ethiopia

Adolu Agency | Al-Fashqa is claimed by both Sudan and Ethiopia KHARTOUM, Sudan | The Sudanese army is carrying out a military push to take control of Barkhat, the last location in al-Fashqa that is still under Ethiopia’s control, local…
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Signing a bilateral military cooperation agreement, Egypt and Sudan warn Ethiopia not to fill the Renaissance Dam

Cairo - Sputnik |  The Foreign Ministers of Egypt and Sudan considered that Ethiopia's implementation of the second phase of filling the Renaissance Dam is a direct threat to the water security of the two countries. Today, Tuesday, Egyptian…
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Sudan and Ethiopia trade barbs over border dispute

Al Jazeera | Clashes erupted last year between both forces over Al-Fashqa, an area of fertile land settled by Ethiopian farmers. Sudan has accused Ethiopia of an “unforgivable insult” in its sharpest statement yet since a decades-old…
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Sudan-Ethiopia mediation gathers steam

The Arab Weekly | In Juba, Sudan’s head of state Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will meet South Sudanese President Salva Kiir. KHARTOUM – Leaders of Sudan and Ethiopia will separately travel to Juba next…
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Sudan summons home envoy to Ethiopia amid border dispute

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan has summoned its envoy to Ethiopia home for consultations amid a growing border dispute that has seen military buildup along the two countries' border in recent weeks, an official said Wednesday. Sudan's Foreign Ministry…
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‘Ethiopia to welcome mediation of Turkey with Sudan’

Anadolu Agency | 'War is not an agenda. If mediation is offered by Turkey, Ethiopia will appreciate it,' says Foreign Ministry spokesperson ANKARA If offered, Ethiopia would appreciate the Turkish government's mediation on the recent border…
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In Sudan Border Town, Desperate Ethiopians Find ‘Second Mother Country’

New York Times | Abdi Latif Dahir | Tens of thousands of Christian refugees, fleeing the violence in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, have been given a warm welcome by the residents of a sleepy Sudanese town: “We are brothers.” HAMDAYET,…
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Why is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam contentious?

The Economist | The project has been a source of disputes in north-east Africa for a decade DAMS HAVE several uses. They generate electricity, store water for crop irrigation and help to prevent floods. They can also cause dispute and heartache—for…
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European envoy in Sudan to ease tension with Ethiopia

Anadolu Agency | Tension escalated between Sudan and Ethiopia over their border dispute A European special envoy is set to arrive in Sudan on Sunday for talks aimed at easing tension with Ethiopia over their border dispute. “The High…