Sudan has threatened to withdraw from the talks if Ethiopia insists on linking an agreement on the dam’s filling to negotiating a deal on sharing the waters of the Blue Nile
Egyptians living in 124 countries worldwide can vote in elections for the new upper house of parliament on Sunday and Monday, with polls at home opening Tuesday
The new shipments include 16 tons of medical supplies and equipment and 140 tons of foodstuffs
The interior ministry called upon citizens to respect the stepped-up security measures and cooperate with policemen during the election process
The Egyptian air bridge is delivering medical aid, food, specialised medical teams, and construction materials and glass panels for reconstruction
Campaign silence comes a day ahead of the beginning of voting by Egyptian expats on Sunday and Monday by mail.