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Iraqi Kurds 'recapture' strategic Mosul dam

Iraqi Kurdish forces said they had recaptured the country's biggest dam from Islamic State militants on Monday, although an employee at the site said jihadist fighters still controlled key points on the vulnerable structure. H

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Cracks in Bisha Valley dam denied

Saudi authorities have denied any damage to the Bisha Valley Dam due to the recent tremors in Jazan region, an SPA report said. Reacting to social media reports, a Ministry of Water and Electricity statement said the Internet repo

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Egypt ‘concerned’ over Nile water row with Ethiopia

Egypt said on Saturday it was highly concerned that Ethiopia had not responded to an invitation to discuss a dispute over a giant dam that Ethiopia plans to build on the river Nile. "Egypt is deeply worried that Ethiopia has

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Ethiopia, Egypt tone down talk of war over Nile dam

Ethiopia and Egypt cooled talk of war on Tuesday and agreed to more dialogue to resolve a row over a giant dam that the Horn of Africa nation is building on the Nile, on which Egyptians depend on for almost all their water. Africa

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Mursi warns 'all options open' in Nile row

Egypt does not want war with Ethiopia but will keep "all options open", President Mohamed Mursi said, turning up the heat in a dispute over a giant dam Addis Ababa is building across the Nile.

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Egypt demands Ethiopia halt Nile dam, upping stakes

Egypt will demand Ethiopia stop building a dam on one of the main tributaries of the Nile, a senior government aide said, ramping up a confrontation over the project that Egypt fears will affect its main source o

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Ethiopia diverts Nile for huge $4.7bn hydro dam

Ethiopia has begun diverting a stretch of the Nile to make way for a $4.7 billion hydroelectric dam that is worrying downstream countries dependent on the world's longest river for water.

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Iran cancels $2bn dam deal with China

Iran has cancelled a $2 billion contract for a Chinese firm to help build a hydroelectric dam in the country, Chinese state media said on Thursday, a move that risks upsetting Beijing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is due to visit C

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Ethiopia, China sign windfarm, dam deals

Ethiopia has agreed deals with two Chinese firms to develop two huge hydropower projects and signed a preliminary agreement with another to construct two wind power farms, the country's power utility said on Wednesday. 'We have sig

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Iraq urges Europe to deny funds to Turkish dam

Iraq has appealed to European backers of a hydroelectric project in Turkey to withdraw their support for the construction of a dam it believes will worsen an already dire shortage of water. Turkey announced last week that it would resume w

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