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  • 12 May 2019- 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Utico FZC, the largest private utility provider in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is set to rescue troubled Singapore environmental services company Hyflux Ltd with a cash injection of $293 Million USD. A binding agreement was
  • Egyptian construction firm Arab Contractors Company has qualified for the final stage of a $300 million USD desalination and drinking water pipeline network project in the southern Iraqi governorate of Basra, company officials said on May 6.
  • Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the land, but more about the freshwater that goes with it, according to a new report from GRAIN, an international non-profit organization that works to support small farmers and social movements in moving toward community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.
  • 1 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD Arab League water ministers officially approved a "unified water strategy" on May 31 during a summit in Baghdad. There was further agreement to cooperate on joint management of common aquifers, and share experiences in dealing
  • 11 May 2012- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7. The contract comes at a time when the company is actively seeking to
  • 23 Jan 2012- 17:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Arab Water Ministerial Council plans to unveil its water security strategy during the upcoming Arab Summit in Baghdad this March. The ministerial council, which met in Cairo last week, has tasked concerned agencies with developing a
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as part of the memorandum they signed on World
  • 2 May 2011- 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates The continuing civic unrest in North Africa and parts of the Middle East have already affected some water projects in the region and could affect more.   According to analysts, the continuing unrest across the Arab world is
  • 1 Mar 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report duBai, UAE Maktoob Business Drake & Scull International is looking to make acquisitions in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt as part of its Middle East expansion plan, according to CEO Khaldoun Tabari. Tabari said the company earmarked $136 million USD — half
  • 7 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates Water technology company Canadian Clear Water FZC has announced construction of reverse osmosis desalination plants in Oman, Iraq and Egypt, at a total cost fo $20 million USD. Satish Kumar, vice President of Indianbased
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — A planned sewage network in Kafr Elwan village, in Qaliubiya Governorate north of Cairo, has never been completed, and now public health and houses are endangered by sewage water. For the past months the
  • 28 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — The government of Daqahliya plans to renovate the drinking water and sewage treatment systems in the Delta governorate. A sewage treatment station will be built in Shawa village in Mansoura City, and the old
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, TEL AVIV, Israel, Iraq, BAGHDAD — A recent meeting of experts drawn from the Nile Basin countries unanimously endorsed establishing an institutional framework for full and equitable utilization of the Nile River&