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  • 1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Discussions on Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam project on the Blue Nile have helped Egypt and Ethiopia overcome the "obstacle of rebuilding confidence," Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam El Moghazi said this week. Moghazi,
  • 19 Sep 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al Sisi will make a visit to Ethiopia before the end of the year, the Ethiopian ambassador to Cairo, Mahmoud Dirir, said this week. Speaking to London-based Arabic daily Al-Hayat on September 18th, Dirir said
  • 21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian  officials last week announced plans to carry out $100 million USD worth of water projects in the coastal governorate of Matrouh. “Six water projects will be implemented to produce 41,000 cubic meters per day,” said Sherif Faris,
  • 17 Dec 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week called for the largest ever amount of funding for a single crisis, when it appealed to the international community to provide a record $6.5 billion USD to help the 16 million victims of the
  • 21 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government on June 18 announced $105 million USD in new funding for drinking water projects throughout the country, in order to prevent summertime shortages. The projects include a $28 million USD desalination plant in Matrouh
  • 15 May 2012- 15:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government last week announced $50 million USD in funding for drinking water projects in Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh governorates. Alexandria will spend $17 million USD to to expand and upgrade Al Siouf Drinking Water
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  Matrouh governorate in northwest Egypt will build a $42 million USD desalination plant, the biggest project of its type in the country, Sherif Faris, chairman of Matrouh Drinking Water and Sanitation company, announced on April 11. The
  • 13 Feb 2012- 17:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government last week allocated $3.5 million USD to complete stalled sanitation projects in the governorate of Marsa Matrouh. At the top of the list is the sewage treatment station in the governorate’s capital. Work on the
  • 31 Oct 2011- 21:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A new desalination plant was inaugurated in October in Egypt’s Matrouh governorate. The plant, located in the city of Negeila, can produce 1,000 cubic meters per day of desalinated water, according to governorate officials. The total cost
  • 18 Oct 2011- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of Matrouh, located in northwestern Egypt, announced the start of construction of the desalination plant in Baghoush. Considered the biggest desalination plant to be built in Egypt, the plant will produce 24,000 cubic meters
  • 8 Aug 2011- 16:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development announced it will upgrade two drinking water treatment plants in Alexandria governorate, 220 kilometers northwest of Cairo. The two treatment stations, Al Siouf and Alamein, are among the main
  • 9 May 2011- 18:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Supreme Military Council has approved construction of a desalination plant in the governorate of Marsa Matrouh in northwestern Egypt. The new plant will have a total capacity of 20,000 cubic meters per day. It is scheduled to be