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Egypt Girds Itself for a Loss of Power Over the Nile

Dec 18, 2017 | 09:00 GMT
Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border is tentatively scheduled to end in late 2018.

Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile near the Sudanese-Ethiopian border is tentatively scheduled to end in late 2018. Egypt fears the dam will decrease its Nile River water supply.

(ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER/AFP/Getty Images)

It is no understatement that the Nile River is Egypt's lifeblood. Since antiquity, the Nile has allowed a civilization to flourish along its banks and in its delta. It should be no surprise, therefore, that Egypt's dispute with Ethiopia over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Nile River's most...

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