Conflict over the region has been exacerbated by Sudan’s support for a Somalian hydroelectric dam that will limit the amount of water that reaches Egypt.
A border dispute between Egypt and Sudan is tearing communities apart.
Relations have deteriorated over the past year over the Halayeb triangle – a 20,000sq km area by the Red Sea.
Sudan accuses Egypt of killing its people and has deployed troops to the border.
Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from the Sudan-Egypt border.