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  • The Egyptian government will soon tender a $500 million USD sewage treatment plant in western Giza on a public-private partnership basis, according to Water and Sanitation Minister Abdel Qawi Khalifa.
  • 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
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s North and South Sinai governorates revealed plans last week to build $41.1 million USD worth of new drinking water projects to meet increasing demand for water on the semi-arid peninsula. The first set of projects, announced on
  • 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
  • 14 Jul 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A group of members of the People Assembly, Egypt's lower house of parliament, have objected to the move by some hotels in the Red Sea coastal town of Taba to obtain potable water supply from neighboring Israel. A recent visit paid by
  • 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&