20th December 2016 - Saudi/Egypt tensions rise over Ethiopian dam

Saudi Arabia's support for the Ethiopian dam project, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project, is causing serious tensions between Saudi Arabia and its traditionally close ally Egypt. Egypt sees the dam as a threat to the waters of the Nile on which Egypt depends for its irrigation.

Middle East Eye

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