14 May 2013 - 08:34 by Local Press Report
SANTIAGO (ABC news) — Chile denied on Monday that it will export fresh drinking water to Qatar after a recent report about shipments to the oil-rich but water-poor Persian Gulf country caused a public backlash. T
9 May 2013 - 09:55 by Local Press Report
SARAJEVO (dalje.com) — Political relations between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Turkey are very good and will be used to further promote economic ties and joint ventures on foreign markets, the foreign ministers of
22 Apr 2013 - 07:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran last week announced the launch of a $1.5 billion USD project to bring water from the Caspian Sea to its central desert for drinking and irrigation purposes.
16 Jan 2013 - 02:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — Qatar is widely known as a major supplier of natural gas, but the country has had to start looking to renewable energy sources for a simple reason – it needs to be able to provide more of its water
11 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The water and energy ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on October 10 agreed to move forward with creating a common GCC water network.
EBRD Expects New Challenges in Water Infrastructure Funding as It Expands to North Africa, Mediterranean
23 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
LONDON, United Kingdom — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) decision to expand its mandate to encompass the SEMED (Southern and Eastern Mediterranean) region creates a host of “interesting” new c
12 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
5 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) plans to start using multiple-effect distillation systems, which will cut fuel use in its desalination plants by 40 percent, company offici
15 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries on June 12 agreed to move forward with establishing a common water network that would also include Egypt.
13 May 2012 - 13:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council last week approved a draft cooperation agreement between the kingdom’s Ministry of Water and Electricity and the Japanese government.
11 May 2012 - 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7.
13 Apr 2012 - 11:51 by Local Press Report
TEHRAN (Trend News Agecy (Azerbaijan)) — Full Story - Iran, ignoring the interests of regional states, launched implementation of a new project that intends to build a trans
27 Mar 2012 - 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
GAZA — The Saudi Development Fund, the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), and the EU-funded Economic and Social Development Fund will provide financial support for construction of a major desalination plan
20 Mar 2012 - 12:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
France, MARSEILLE — The French government will contribute $13.2 million USD to a project to build a desalination plant in Gaza, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon announced on March 12 at the opening of the sixth
6 Feb 2012 - 14:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — As if war-ravaged Iraq did not have enough problems, it is facing worsening water shortages that observers fear could trigger sectarian conflict.
16 Jan 2012 - 16:58 by Local Press Report
TX, SAN ANTONIO (TradeArabia News Service) — The world’s largest membrane bioreactor systems will likely be built in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, with the market expected to expand at a compounded annual growth rate of 17.77 pe
12 Dec 2011 - 16:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s National Water Co.
31 Oct 2011 - 21:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The World Bank has withdrawn its funding for the West Delta Irrigation Project, according to Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Ministry officials.
1 Aug 2011 - 14:30 by Local Press Report
MA, TOPSFIELD (International Desalination Association) — The International Desalination Association (IDA) urged regional governments and stakeholders to work together to protect the environment of the Persian Gulf.