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  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guaranteed the rights of both parties was required.
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:06 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Sky News An ancient palace has emerged from an Iraqi reservoir after water levels dropped precipitously because of a drought. A lack of rain and the release of water through the Mosul Dam to relieve dry conditions has led to the Mittani Empire site
  • 30 Apr 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Iraq this week to meet his Iraqi counterpart, Mohamed Alhakim, with water resources, border security and trade on the agenda. A two-day visit commenced in Baghadad April 28, and is set to
  • 8 Apr 2019- 07:04 by Local Press Report AMMAN The National Dry countries in the Middle East and Africa should look to new technology for a reliable water supply, a UAE minister said. Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, said building desalination plants and a cloud
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, in part to address the continuing
  • 18 Oct 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan Authorities in Jordan reportedly discovered this week that up to 36,000 cubic meters of municipal freshwater was being used for irrigation on certain private properties as part of the continuing crackdown on water theft in the country's
  • 15 Aug 2018- 05:49 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan The US and Jordan have signed grant agreements totaling $166 Million USD to rehabilitate Amman’s water resources and to install smart meters. The grants, announced August 8, support Jordans’ 2016-2015 water strategy that seeks to generate
  • 14 May 2018- 11:00 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Jordan Times Jordan and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Thursday signed a 2.8 billion euros memorandum of understanding (MoU) that governs the bank's participation in Jordan’s infrastructure investment projects
  • 8 May 2018- 11:49 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Ali Ghezawi, said Jordan bears great burdens due to the Syrian refugees crisis that raised the demand on water, especially in the north regions, and the Kingdom as a whole. He made his remarks in a
  • 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
  • 19 Apr 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report Baghdad, Iraq Devdiscourse Talks between Exxon Mobil and Iraq on a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure contract have reached an impasse, Iraqi officials and two industry sources said, in a potential setback to the oil major's ambitions to expand in the
  • 12 Apr 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report Jordan Times The government of Jordan will "go ahead" with implementing water desalination projects and will "not wait for anyone", the nation's Prime Minister Hani Mulki said this week.  Mulki stressed the importance of guaranteeing
  • 26 Mar 2018- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN Jordan Yemen Rainy Season Approaches; Time Is Lost as Aid Is Delayed; “Peanuts” Jibe At Trump; Three Years Of War Is “More Than Enough” The United Nations has warned that Yemen is likely to be hit by another cholera outbreak within a few weeks. As
  • 21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report AMMAN Renewables Now The Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) has issued invitations for prequalification for the construction and operation of 30 MWp of solar power capacity to support water pumping stations in the Hashemite Kingdom. Ecosystems Energy Security

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