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  • 2 Mar 2019- 11:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Jordan have signed a $74 Million USD loan to finance the improvement of water supply systems in the Jordan valley, as well as a wastewater treatment network. EIB President
  • 30 Apr 2018- 04:33 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission is in “advanced” talks with China National Nuclear Corp. to build the kingdom’s first nuclear reactor at a cost of $1 billion USD, according to the commission's chairman. An agreement on the proposed 220
  • 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- 16:53 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times The Islamic Action Front, the political arm of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan, last week issued a statement criticizing the government for raising the prices of oil derivatives, electricity and water. The group also expressed support for
  • 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
  • 31 Jan 2011- 00:00 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times A delegation representing the public and private sectors in Qatar will visit Jordan to explore investment in mega-projects and development programs. The meeting comes after Prime Minister Samir Rifai and Chief Executive of Qatar Holdings
  • 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
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times The Ministry of Water and Irrigation last week issued a report detailing the measures it is taking to protect the kingdom's water sources. According to the report, several joint water committees coordinate and work with
  • 27 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan's King Abdullah visited Japan last week to meet with Prime Minister Taro Aso on bilateral economic relations to enhance cooperation in nuclear energy, water and infrastructure. Aso referred to the meeting as a continuation in
  • 23 Mar 2009- 14:46 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times After it polluted the Yarmouk River with oil waste and sewage, Israel has compensated Jordan with freshwater. "Jordan usually receives 60,000 cubic meters of water daily from Lake Tiberias in March, but following the contamination
  • 6 Oct 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times Jordan and France on September 30 signed an agreement under which French nuclear firm AREVA will assist Jordan with exploration and mining of uranium. The deal paves the way for a long-term partnership between AREVA and the
  • 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
  • 30 Jun 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan and the United Kingdom will sign an agreement on nuclear energy this week, the daily Jordan Times reported. The memorandum of understanding is expected to be signed by UK Atomic Energy Authority chief Barbara Judge and Jordan
  • 17 Feb 2008- 22:06 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times — Water prices are expected to rise following the government's decision to lift fuel subsidies, according to officials. The price of electricity and other commodities and services is also expected to increase. Electricity

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