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  • 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
  • 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
  • 25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan and the United States on October 23rd signed four grant agreements totaling $786.8 million USD to support the Red-Dead Canal project and to help the kingdom deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. “This crucial aid comes at a very
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Jordanian government and the US government-funded Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on June 7 signed a $93 million USD agreement to expand As-Samra wastewater treatment plant in Zarqa governorate in the Jordan Valley.
  • 30 Jan 2012- 19:54 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times A Jordanian delegation is arriving in the United States this week to discuss proposals submitted by six consortia to act as master developer of the Jordan Red Sea Project, according to Adnan Zu’bi, assistant secretary general of the
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) approved a $275 million USD grant for financing water projects in Jordan's Zarqa governorate, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced during her Middle East visit last week.
  • 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
  • 9 Nov 2008- 19:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Faced with the challenge of diminishing supplies, Jordan has applied to the United States' Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to fund four major water projects. Jordan's Steering Committee for the Millennium Challenge Account
  • 17 Sep 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — The United States Trade Development Agency is providing a grant for a study to assess ways to prevent more pollution in the Zarqa River Basin. The $335,000 grant will fund an environmental assessment by local and international experts to
  • 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
  • 14 Jan 2007- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar, AMMAN, Jordan — Qatar's booming industry and population growth have forced the government to step up its water desalination and reuse plans. Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashgal) in January 2006 asked prequalified companies to