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  1. Lebanon-Israel Transnational River Dispute Heightens Tensions

    9 Jan 2021- 10:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel   PUBLISHER'S CORRECTION, 13 January: This news article (OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat) has been corrected to reflect a mis-spelling in the original article of "Metulla", and a ...

    Staff - Water D... - 01/13/2021 - 07:50

  2. Virus Risk In Arab Countries Exacerbated By Inadequate Water, Sanitation Systems

    21 Apr 2020- 07:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat BEIRUT, Lebanon The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) has warned that inadequate acccess to water for hand-washing and drinking exacerbates risk of coronavirus infection in many Arab cou ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:56

  3. Climate Change: Egypt To Invest $50 Billion USD In Drinking Water Access Programs

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Middle East Confidential Egyptian government plans to invest about 50 billion dollars over 20 years to secure access to drinking water for its 97 million population. The announcement was made by the Egyptian ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  4. Water, Sanitation, Health Issues In Conflicts Must Be Addressed

    7 Apr 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica At the Sanitation and Water for All Sectors Ministers’ Meeting in Costa Rica this week, Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, set out an ambitious goal to bring safe access to water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 08:20

  5. Lebanon: Bisri Dam Threatens Historic Monuments

    6 Mar 2019- 10:14 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Urdu Point The construction of the Bisri dam in southern Lebanon may result in destruction of unique temples and ancient Phoenician, Roman, Christian and Ottoman ruins, according to Lebanese activist Hassan H ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2019 - 10:14

  6. EU Resources For WASH In Lebanon

    19 Nov 2018- 13:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (MADAD) has committed $8 Million USD to a Water Access and Development (WAAD) consortium working in Lebanon to support water and wast ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2018 - 13:42

  7. Lebanon Closes 27 Factories To Protect Litani River From Industrial Waste

    27 Sep 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report BEIRUT China.org Lebanese caretaker Industry Minister said Wednesday that his ministry has closed 27 factories that do not comply with environmental standards since the start of this year. Hussein Hajj Hassan said ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2018 - 06:53

  8. Arab League Advocates Rights-Based Approach to Water and Sanitation

    21 May 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report BEIRUT The Arab Weekly Ensuring clean water and adequate sanitation for everyone in the Arab world was the focus of a meeting of Arab government officials and water, sanitation and health experts. Participants high ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:15

  9. Section Of Lebanon's Nahr al-Kalb River Turn Green

    7 May 2018- 05:43 by OOSKAnews Info BEIRUT, Lebanon At least one section of the Nahr al-Kalb river, which stretches across central Lebanon, appeared bright green on the morning of May 5, Environment Ministry sources have said (The Daily Star). While exact ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:28

  10. Lebanon Faces Major Water Deficit by 2035

    8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report BEIRUT An-Nahar As Lebanon comes to terms with sporadic power supplies and government corruption, another crisis is looming on the horizon- water shortages by 2035. According to a recent study conducted by Fransaban ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2018 - 07:59

  11. Russian Military Claims Kurds Are Flushing Euphrates Dams

    21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Al-Masdar Al-'Arabi Major General Igor Konashenkov, a Russian Ministry of Defence spokesman, has noted that the strongest ISIS counterattacks and artillery shelling against the Syrian Army bridgehead on ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2017 - 08:06

  12. Raqqa Water Supply Struck by Syria Coalition

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  13. Hope After Decades of Pollution in Lebanon’s Litani River

    30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Al Arabiya For decades, environmentalists and locals have grown increasingly concerned about levels of pollution in Lebanon’s longest river, the Litani. Over the last several months there have been small dev ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2016 - 10:13

  14. Lebanon Faces Water Shortages for Third Consecutive Year

    12 Jul 2016- 09:37 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star For the third consecutive year Lebanon has had less-than-average rainfall, likely leading to water shortages for many throughout the summer of 2016. Climate Scarcity Social Issues Beirut Lebanon ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2016 - 09:37

  15. Water Pipe Cut in North Lebanon Village Due to Political Dispute

    27 Jun 2016- 10:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Unknown assailants Saturday cut a main water pipe in a north Lebanon village, denying a neighboring town from its water supply over a dispute related to last month’s municipal elections Conflict I ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2016 - 10:47