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  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) decision to expand its mandate to encompass the SEMED (Southern and Eastern Mediterranean) region creates a host of “interesting” new challenges, the bank explains to OOSKAnews.  
  • Arab League energy officials and experts discussed ways to promote nuclear energy for desalination projects during their meeting in Cairo last week.
  • 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
  • 11 May 2012- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7. The contract comes at a time when the company is actively seeking to
  • 16 Jan 2012- 15:58 by Local Press Report TX, SAN ANTONIO TradeArabia News Service The world’s largest membrane bioreactor systems will likely be built in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) region, with the market expected to expand at a compounded annual growth rate of 17.77 percent to reach $280
  • 10 Jan 2011- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The expected emergence of a new state in southern Sudan following the January 8 independence referendum is causing alarm in Cairo because signs are the infant state will join other African countries battling Egypt for a greater share of
  • 17 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — The struggling Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Company (DAWASCO) last month realized its largest bill collection to date—$1.9 million USD, surpassing its target of $1.4 million USD. Since the firm
  • 17 Sep 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt and Sudan may revive a project, stalled since 1984, which would carry water from swamps in southern Sudan to the White Nile through a 360-kilometer long canal. Egypt began looking developing the idea for the canal more than 30 years