9 Apr 2013 - 09:40 by Local Press Report
SANA'A (The Gulf Today) — Undersecretary of Abyan Governorate in the South of Yemen, Ali Saleh Jubran, has reviewed work progress on the $120 million USD Hassan Dam funded by the UAE. Jubran urged the director of the C
22 Jan 2013 - 10:55 by Local Press Report
duBai (7 Days in Dubai) — Leading humanitarians will be told in Dubai on Tuesday that a whopping $716 million is needed to put a stop to disaster in Yemen and help guarantee stability in the beleaguered country. The
17 Dec 2012 - 10:07 by Local Press Report
SANA'A (novinite.com) — Bulgarian companies will examine opportunities for participating in the modernization of Yemeni power plants, as well as as subcontractors in Yemen-based infrastructure projects for road equip
14 Dec 2012 - 11:10 by Local Press Report
SANA'A (Bloomberg ) — KfW, the state-owned German development bank, granted Yemen $16 million USD to help finance water and sanitation projects in Abyan province, Yemen’s state-run Saba news agency said, citing a minist
7 Dec 2012 - 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Qatar, the Emirates and Bahrain have the largest environmental footprints in the world, according to a report issued by the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED).
5 Dec 2012 - 10:59 by Local Press Report
DOHA (Bradenton Herald) — The Middle East and North Africa will be especially hard hit by climate change in the coming decades, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday, saying the region will see less rainfall, more rec
9 Oct 2012 - 08:59 by Local Press Report
SANA'A (Construction Weekly Online) — The government of Yemen has received a grant from the government of Abu Dhabi, represented by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), toward the cost of an urban water supply and sanitation pr
9 Oct 2012 - 08:50 by Local Press Report
CAIRO (Egypt State Information Service) — In the first official comment on statements made by Ethiopia's ambassador in Khartoum who accused Egypt of planning to export Nile water to Israel, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Dr.
14 Dec 2010 - 00:55 by Local Press Report
TOKYO, Japan (Kyodo News International (Japan)) — Ministers and business leaders from Japan and Arab countries met in Tunisia on December 11 to discuss economic ties, solar power, wastewater management and nuclear energy issues, according to a Japa
13 Dec 2010 - 15:27 by Local Press Report
AMMAN, Jordan (Jordan Times) — The first Arab Water Week, organized by the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, opened in Amman last week.
5 Apr 2010 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
AMMAN, Jordan (Jordan Times) — 'Water experts called for greater coordination and sharing of information among Arab countries to address water scarcity and climate change. "By the year 2050, North Africa and some parts of
14 Dec 2009 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Climate change will hit the water-scarce Arab world harder than many other parts of the world and poses a serious threat
26 Oct 2009 - 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — T he Arab League launched a Water Governance Program for the Arab world during its regional meeting in Cairo in midOctober.
"There are many challenges facing water sector in the Arab world,
19 Oct 2009 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
UAE, ABU DHABI (Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)) — Per capita water availability in the Arab region is expected to drop by half by 2050, according to Professor Asma El Kasmi, director of Arab Water Academy (AWA).
Kasmi said 11 Arab countries
3 Aug 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — T he UN Arab Human Development Report 2009, issued in mid-July, warned that climate change and water scarcity would have a negative impact on many Arab countries.
15 Jun 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — Two reports issued in the last week of May by the World Bank and the Arab Forum for Environment and Development warned of a water crisis in the Arab world if prompt action is
18 May 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — T he Arab Forum for Environmental Development on May 7 released the Arab Environment Future Challenges Report, which warns of increases in environmental
11 May 2009 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
UAE, ABU DHABI (WAM(United Arab Emirates)) — A construction boom and urban development during the past few years, along with an increase in population in most Arab countries, are putting more pressure on water resources in the region, accordin
4 May 2009 - 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — A "water war" is unlikely in the Arab world, but most of the region does face scarcity, according to Maghawri Shehata, president of the third Arab Sanitary Water Conference.
16 Mar 2009 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
Morocco, RABAT (Xinhua (China)) — The Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO) presented the first digital map for geology and mining in the Arab world in the Moroccan capital this month.
26 Jan 2009 - 14:46 by Local Press Report
KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT (Arab Times (Kuwait)) — Water issues are the main challenge for countries in the Arab world, former Moroccan Environment Minister Mohammed Elyazghi said at the Private Sector and Civil Society forum on water resources, env
21 Jul 2008 - 14:47 by Local Press Report
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (Al Arab online (Libya)) — Arab countries face a rate of desertification of up to 89 percent, according to the Libyan National Committee for Education Culture and Sciences. The committee's director
10 Feb 2008 - 23:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — — The Arab World is one of the driest regions in the world, it must double the amount of water it consumes by 2025, according to a seminar held at the Arab Water Council in Cairo.
16 Jul 2007 - 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — — The World Bank and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) have offered $670 million USD in grants to support the activities
2 Apr 2007 - 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — — The World Bank is giving the Arab Water Council a $600,000 USD grant which will fund a water institute, among other projects.
Arab Water Council Chairman and Egyptian Minister of Irrigation