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  • 27 May 2019- 06:48 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY MENAFN With the increasing of tension in the region and the high probability of war between the United States and Iran there is increasing talk about the preparations of the ministries of state to meet any emergency. The situation imposes an
  • 5 Jan 2015- 10:17 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Zawya The plunge in oil prices in the past six months won't affect Kuwait's economic development projects and the governmenht will continue to support capital expenditure in the economy, Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh said on Sunday.
  • 26 Nov 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is looking to investors in the Persian Gulf region for help in overhauling Kenya's infrastructure and food production. Kenyatta was among 35 African heads of state who attended the third Arab
  • 9 Aug 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait The Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water on August 4 rolled out a new $56 million USD desalinated water supply project in Al Wafra oil field. The project will reuse low-salinity water in Umm Kudair region to feed Al Zour
  • The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) this week signed $1.3 billion USD worth of funding agreements with the Bahraini government. The funds will be earmarked for development projects, mainly water, sanitation and energy projects.
  • Officials at Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water expressed concern this week that Iran’s Busheher nuclear reactor will have a negative impact on water in the Persian Gulf.
  • 29 Nov 2011- 10:35 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY KUNA (Kuwait) The malfunction of the Meshref wastewater plant caused major pollution in Kuwait’s marine environment, according to Khalid al-Hajri, chairman of environmental group Green Line. Environmental activist Faisal Al-Omani said sewage
  • 24 Oct 2011- 17:37 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Kuwait Times Long-term drought is the most dangerous of all natural disasters, and for this reason, the search for water cannot be undervaled, Dr. Essam Hegy, a planetary scientist at the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • KUWAIT CITY | Source: KUNA (Kuwait)
  • 13 Dec 2010- 14:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT Population growth is one of the main factors contributing to water shortages in the Arab region, according to a report commissioned by the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC). The report, published in the Arab
  • 4 Oct 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT Kuwait Times Al-Dhow for Environmental Projects and Germany-based Triton Water announced a new solution to treat and recycle wastewater produced by car washes. Al-Dhow Company Chairman and Managing Director Dr. Adnan Ahmed Al-Shaheen,
  • 19 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) on October 13 signed a $51 million USD loan agreement with the Moroccan government to fund the Tamlot Dam irrigation and water supply project. The project includes constructing a
  • 5 Oct 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT Maktoob Business (United Arab Emirates) A Kuwaiti environmental group is accusing the government of "an environmental crime" because of the Mishref disaster. The Green Line Environment Group blamed the Ministry of Public Works
  • 21 Sep 2009- 14:47 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT Arab Times (Kuwait) Kuwait's Ministry of Public Works has completed its report on the Mishref sewage plant disaster, and will submit it to the Cabinet at its next meeting, according to Minister of Public Works and State Minister for
  • 2 Feb 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT Kuwait News Agency Kuwait could turn to solar power to fuel its power and desalination plants, according to researcher Ali Hajjiyah of the water and power technologies division of the Environment and Urban Development Department of Kuwait

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