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  1. When Modi Met Bibi

    6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel India and Israel this week announced an upgrade in the nations’ relationship to a “strategic partnership”. The new understanding was announced during a highly anticipated visit to Israel this w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2017 - 11:42

  2. Israeli Lawmakers Hear Critics of Red-Dead Project

    8 Jun 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Opponents of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project attempted to make their case before the Israeli Knesset’s Science and Technology Committee this week. Critics of the project, who incl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 11:17

  3. Jordan, EIB, AFD Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement for Red-Dead Project

    12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2016 - 10:03

  4. Turkey at No Risk of Water Shortages: Minister

    9 May 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISTANBUL, Turkey Turkey will not face water shortages until 2071, Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu told reporters over the weekend. Eroğlu said the country had “buried [water shortages] in the dep ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2016 - 11:01

  5. Turkish Official Slams NASA Over Mediterranean Drought Study

    5 Apr 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report ANKARA Hurriyet Daily News Turkey’s Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu slammed NASA’s technology as “inadequate,” and claimed Turkish studies were better at weather forecasts, after the U.S. agency relea ...

    Local Press Report - 04/05/2016 - 09:02

  6. Israeli Power, Water Companies to Unveil Med-Dead Sea Conduit Plan

    21 Mar 2016- 09:33 by Local Press Report HAIFA Globes Israel Electric Corporation, Mekorot National Water Company, and a group of private developers will present a new plan to the cabinet in the coming months for an underground conduit for transporting wa ...

    Local Press Report - 03/21/2016 - 09:33

  7. Mediterranean Drought Is Worst in 900 Years: NASA

    4 Mar 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The recent drought in the eastern Mediterranean region, which affected Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, and Turkey, is likely the worst in the past ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2016 - 10:17

  8. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  9. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  10. Lebanon Build Simple Dams to Capture Rainwater

    24 Mar 2015- 10:25 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Al-Shorfa Lebanon has been looking at ways to make better use of the rainwater which currently flows through its rivers, streams and valleys and runs off into the Mediterranean Sea without being captured. To ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2015 - 10:25

  11. Algeria to Host Western Mediterranean Water Ministers Meeting

    6 Mar 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report ALGIERS Algerie Presse Service Minister of Water Resources Hocine Necib announced Thursday that the capital (Algiers) will host on 31 March the first meeting of ministers of Water of the countries of Western Mediter ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2015 - 09:38

  12. Global Surface Water Threatened by Agricultural Insecticides

    2 Mar 2015- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LEIPZIG, Germany Streams that lie within approximately 40 percent of global land surface area are at risk of pollution from insecticides used in agriculture, according to a new global map modelling insecticide ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/04/2015 - 11:00

  13. Refugee Influx Aggravates Lebanon’s Environmental Problems: Minister

    10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanon is facing an environmental emergency that is made worse by the presence of more than a million Syrian refugees within its borders, according to Lebanese Environment Minister Mohammad Ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2014 - 10:33

  14. Israeli Airstrikes Destroy Gaza Water, Sewer Infrastructure

    14 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City over the past six days, which killed 145 people and injured as many as 1,000, have also destroyed vital infrastructure including a major drinking water line, wells and a se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2014 - 11:17

  15. Union for the Mediterranean to Meet in Climate Change

    12 May 2014- 10:12 by Local Press Report ATHENS Union for the Mediterranean A Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting on Environment and Climate Change will take place on 13 May 2014, in Athens, Greece.  As agreed by the 43 UfM member countries at ...

    Local Press Report - 05/12/2014 - 10:12

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