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Egyptians wary of new Ethiopia dam

Egyptian farmers fear the building of an upstream Nile dam in Ethiopia could lead to water shortages.

Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 16:55
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Disputes over water are common around the world, and many experts believe it could be a cause of war in the coming years.

Egypt and Sudan control more than 90 percent of the Nile's waters, but other countries in the basin want a bigger share.

Al Jazeera's Rory Challands reports on how tensions are rising between Egypt and Ethiopia.

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