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  • Algeria has announced plans to move forward with its controversial shale gas exploration expansion, although experts are warning that it poses a serious threat to the country’s scarce water resources.
  • 13 Feb 2012- 17:28 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Fars News Agency (Iran) Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water Gebran Bassil in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Beirut Qazanfar Roknabadi underlined his country’s enthusiasm for cooperation with Tehran in developing infrastructures in Lebanon.
  • 16 Jan 2012- 16:49 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Tehran Times (Iran) Iranian companies will construct a new dam in northern Lebanon under an agreement signed in Beirut last week.  The deal was concluded at a meeting between Iranian ambassador to Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi and Lebanese Energy and
  • 7 Nov 2011- 16:17 by Local Press Report ALGIERS Magharebia Malian President Amadou Toumani Toure and Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika signed a roadmap covering security as well as issues including energy, mining, water resources and public works. The roadmap was signed during Toure’s visit
  • 18 Oct 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon Al-Safir (Lebanon) Iran and Lebanon signed cooperation agreements in the fields of energy and water. Iran provided Lebanon with a $450 million USD loan for development of its infrastructure and health systems. Lebanese Energy Minister Gebran
  • 14 Jun 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report ALGIERS, Algeria Afrol News Algeria, seeking more meaningful ties with the European Union, is eying EU investment in agriculture, water, transport and small and mediumsized businesses. Algerian Foreign Minister Mow ad Medelci expressed dissatisfaction with
  • 31 Aug 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report ALGIERS, Algeria MENAFN Total direct foreign investment in Algeria's energy sector reached over $17 billion USD between 2000 and 2008, with most investment focused on oil and gas exploration, power plant construction and water desalination, according to
  • 2 Mar 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report ALGIERS, Algeria Magharebia One hundred local investors and 30 U.S. investors in the water, technology, automotive, agriculture and transportation industries discussed investment opportunities beyond the oil industry during a meeting in Algiers last month.
  • 15 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria A lgerian President Abdelaziz Boutefiika has ordered the Ministry of Hydraulic Resources to start three new water projects in the south and north parts of the country. Boutefiika said in a statement that the government is committed to
  • 28 Jul 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon Daily Star (Lebanon) The prices of water, electricity, fuel oil and transportation are rising in Lebanon, placing a burden on the country's consumers, according to a survey by the Central Administration of Statistics. The survey found
  • 20 Apr 2008- 22:47 by Local Press Report ALGIERS, Algeria El Khabar (Algeria) — Algerian Minister of Energy and Mining Chekib Khelil says he has drafted a new bill related to peaceful nuclear power use. The bill was to be submitted to the government and Parliament next week. Khelil noted that
  • 6 Jan 2008- 23:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria — German utility Gelsenwasser has won the $33.2 million USD contract from the Algerian government to provide drinking water services in the eastern part of the country. The contract, which will run for about five-and-a-half years, calls
  • 3 Sep 2007- 00:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD, BEIRUT, Lebanon- Despite some success in rebuilding the water infrastructure damaged by last year's war between Israel and Hezbollah, Lebanon is still experiencing serious water shortages and water-quality problems. Experts say it is
  • 30 Jul 2007- 08:09 by Local Press Report BEIRUT, Lebanon United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) — The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) will hold workshops to train members of Lebanese chambers of commerce, industry and