Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, CAIRO, Egypt, JEDDAH — The Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development loaned $20 million to the Egyptian government to build a sewage treatment plant in Al-Shorouk, northeast of the Cairo. The loan agreement calls for Egypt to repay over
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt —Arab countries need to establish an industrial base to develop water technologies, according to water sector representatives who attended the Third Arab Water Conference in Cairo. "The participants have agreed on the importance of
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times — The governments of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority are meeting to discuss funding for the proposed Red SeaDead Sea canal feasibility study. Jordan's minister of water and irrigation, Thafer Alem, said the
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report Israel, HAIFA International Middle East Media Center (Israel) —A Palestinian-run legal NGO is petitioning Israel to connect Bedouin communities to the Israel's water infrastructure. The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel (Adalah) has
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Analysts have been warning for years that a new regional war could erupt in East Africa, not caused by mineral rights or petroleum reserves, but due to conflicts over water. The main source for water supply to all East African countries,
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Haaretz (Israel) —A source of contention between Israel and the Palestinian Authority has to do with water resources, said Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres. "The main problem today in our region is more economic than political
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources plans to recycle agricultural wastewater to avoid water shortages in the country. The ministry's draft plan aims to increase water resources by recycling about 8 billion cubic
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Egyptian government officials indicate they will launch the country's first private irrigation project in November. The $500 million USD project, which will be on a design-build-operate basis, is to set up a new irrigation system in
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Israel, Iraq, BASRAH, NEGEV —An international conference in Israel will aim to bridge the gap between academic research institutions and various branches of industry involved in water technology and innovation. Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, at
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel — A consortium including Kardan subsidiary Tahal Group and Triple R Energy, is planning to construct a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at the Beit Shean Valley in Israel, at a total cost of $32.7 million. Pumped storage works
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, Israel, JEDDAH, HADERA — H2ID, a partnership of IDE Technologies and Housing and Construction, has won the tender for the establishment of a seawater desalination plant in a designated area within the grounds of the Hadera Power Plant. The
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel, ANGOLA, LUANDA Angola Press Agency-Anew Jordanian-Syrian dam could cut off the Jordan River's flow, an environmental group has warned. Friends of the Earth-Middle East said the "Unity Dam" project will cause the river's
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda — Two villagers have died and more than 200 fell sick from drinking sewage-contaminated water in the Egyptian governorate of Daqahliya, 120 kilometers north of Cairo. Health officials said that the victims were suffering