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  • 15 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)  member countries on June 12 agreed to move forward with establishing a common water network that would also include Egypt. The decision came during the extraordinary meeting in Riyadh of the GCC
  • 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
  • 1 Aug 2011- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Drinking Water and Sanitation Company in Sohag governorate, located in Upper (southern) Egypt, has started carrying out drinking water projects funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The projects include
  • 23 May 2011- 13:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The Water and Wastewater Company of Sohag received $17 million USD from the US Agency for International Cooperation (USAID) for a number of projects in the Upper Egyptian governorate, according to Mahmoud Nafie, chairman and CEO of the
  • 15 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Cairo-based Arab Water Council (AWC) organized the first Arab Water Forum in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, in late November to discuss the best ways to deal with water scarcity and Arab water security. "The forum also focused on the
  • 11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — It has become a common feature of Egyptian streets in the past few years to see main bursts every now and then. The phenomenon grabbed attention in the past few months as the number of bursts rose, especially in the capital city, Cairo.
  • 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&