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  • 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.
  • 12 Jul 2012- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government and the European Union on July 11 signed a $25 million USD loan agreement for drinking water improvement projects in northern Egypt. Most of the funding will be used to expand production at drinking water treatment
  • 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
  • 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
  • 12 Sep 2011- 14:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Damietta Drinking Water and Sanitation Company has allocated $7 million USD to complete drinking water and sanitation projects in the governorate. “The company has allocated $5.5 million USD for a number of sanitation projects, while we
  • 29 Jun 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Eleven new tenders were announced this week by various Egyptian companies and government water agencies. The first three tenders were announced by the Mahalla Kobra branch of the Egyptian Shareholding Co. for Contracting (El-Abd), and
  • 2 Jun 2008- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt he water in the Damietta subsidiary of the Nile is currently registering higher levels of pollution, making it difficult for potable water treatment plants in the governorates of Daqahliya and Damietta to produce water according to
  • 20 Aug 2007- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The governorate of Gharbiya, 140 kilometers north of Cairo, has announced projects worth over $326 million USD to end drinking water shortages, especially in rural areas, according to Governor El-Shafei al Dakrouri. The governorate set
  • 23 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Thousands of citizens in a number of Egyptian governorates protested due to the severe lack of water supply in their villages. The wave of protests began recently in the Delta City of Mahalla, 140 kilometers north of Cairo, where hundreds
  • 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&