How water has become a flashpoint in the Middle East
Al-Monitor reporting shows the increased risks and relevance of water security for Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia; Iran and Iraq; and Israel and Jordan.
Is Egyptian agriculture at risk due to the lack of an agreement on the operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam? Here, an aerial view is seen of the Muweis canal of the Nile River and alongside it the villages of (top to bottom) Bani Ishbil, Kafr al-Jirayah and Bandaf in Sharqiyah province of Egypt's fertile northern Nile delta agricultural region, May 28, 2021. - AMIR MAKAR/AFP via Getty Images