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Arab League Warned Ethiopia Over Egypt Water Security

“Water security for Egypt is part and parcel of the Arab national security” – The Arab League

Internationalizing the Renaissance Dam Crisis. “We have many alternatives to deal with Ethiopia and Sudan […] there are other ways to negotiate, and Egypt has started many of these ways, but they cannot be declared” – Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation.
BY WALAA HUSSEIN | AL-MONITOR

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit transmitted a warning from the league to Ethiopia during the opening session of the fourth Arab Water Forum Nov. 26, saying, “Water security for Egypt — the biggest Arab country in terms of population — is part and parcel of the Arab national security.” Continue reading Arab League Warned Ethiopia Over Egypt Water Security

Has the time Come for Eritrea to Join the Arab League as a Full-member?

Not being a member of a supportive regional organization has been a clear disadvantage for Eritrea thus far. Could a full membership in the Arab League be worth the shot?

BY BEREKET KIDANE

Since 2003, Eritrea has been an observer state at the Arab League, headquartered in Cairo.  But has the time come for Eritrea to upgrade its observer status to a full-member at the Arab League?  The Arab League is a regional organization with 22 members at present.  All of Eritrea’s neighbors on the African Red Sea coast, including Djibouti, Sudan, and Somalia are full members of the regional organization.  As an observer at the Arab League, Eritrea can go to some of the meetings but not all. Continue reading Has the time Come for Eritrea to Join the Arab League as a Full-member?