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  • 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
  • 26 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan A $3.47 billion USD funding gap threatens efforts to provide humanitarian and development assistance to 3.9 million Syrian refugees and more than 20 million people in host communities in neighboring countries, the UN refugee agency warned
  • 11 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation announced last week that German development bank KfW would provide $28 million USD to fund wastewater projects in the kingdom. “The ministry has succeeded in securing $28 million USD in
  • 1 May 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Water Authority this week announced plans to carry out $54 million USD worth of new water and sanitation projects in Al Karak governorate. “The projects will be financed from the budget allocated to the authority and the aid
  • 15 Apr 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation last week signed a $20 million USD contract with Abraj al Arab Contracting Company to expand the West Zarqaa and East Zarqaa treatment plants. The projects will increase the capacity of the
  • 26 Mar 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian Ministry of Planning last week announced plans for $179 million USD worth of new water and sanitation projects.  The projects include rehabilitating water networks in Irbid and Mafrik governorates, as well as rehabilitating
  • 20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour this week announced the launch of the kingdom’s Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project. The nearly $1.4 billion USD project, which will bring about 100 million cubic meters of desalinated water
  • 1 Aug 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation will float several tenders in the coming days for $79.9 million USD worth of water infrastructure projects across the county. The projects will be financed using a $5 billion USD Gulf Cooperation
  • 15 Jul 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government plans to begin pumping around 130,000 cubic meters of water from the Disi aquifer in the south up to the capital, Amman, as a test for completion of the Disi Water Conveyance Project. "We will start pumping
  • 3 Jun 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report AMMAN Construction Week Online Jordan’s $1.1billon USD water supply project is on track to be finished within the next three months, notes the Oxford Business Group. The Disi Water Conveyance Project is designed to pump 100m cu metres per year from the Disi
  • The Saudi Fund for Development and the Jordanian Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation have signed a $132 million USD loan agreement to fund water and sanitation projects in Jordan.
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Armed conflict could occur in the Middle East over water resources, according to a Jordanian political science professor. Dr. Ghazi Al-Rababah told Amman newspaper Al-Arab Al-Yawm that Israel would go to war with Lebanon, Syria and Egypt
  • 30 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan- A new law passed by the Jordanian parliament paving the way for the country to use nuclear energy for water desalination, and several Middle Eastern countries are following the same path. A Jordanian energy committee, spearheaded by