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  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry on December 19th signed the engineering services agreement for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The $4.6 million USD contract is being funded by a grant from the French government, a
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Ethiopia’s contentious Grand Renaissance Dam project could be reached during talks later this month, Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said this week. "I cannot tell whether I am
  • 15 Dec 2015- 08:34 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hazem Al Nasser, on Monday inaugurated the rehabilitation of the Sama water pumping station project in the Mafraq governorate, some 80km northeast of Amman, at a cost of $4.6 million provided as a
  • 8 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel A local planning and building committee in Israel has rejected a proposal by national water company Mekorot to build a pipeline to transfer water to Jordan as part of the historic water-sharing agreement between the two countries.
  • 3 Dec 2015- 08:47 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency Under the patronage of Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, on Wednesday, launched a $305-million strategic program to provide the Kingdom's north governorates with 50 million cubic meters of water
  • 3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel and Jordan on December 1st issued a prequalification tender for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal. Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom and Jordanian Water and Irrigation Minister Hazim El Naser jointly announced
  • 6 Nov 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel and Jordan have finished formulating an international tender to dig the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal, Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom told Israel Radio. Shalom said the completed tender would be presented soon. The canal is part
  • 5 Nov 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HAMILTON, ON, Canada Human waste has great potential as a source of energy, providing enough fuel to generate electricity for up to 138 million households, according to a new report released this week by the UN University- Institute for Water,
  • 2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African continent faces huge challenges with regard to trans-boundary water cooperation, according to a new report released October 1 st by the United Nations University-Institute on Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). The
  • 17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan and Egypt this week reaffirmed their commitment to the 1959 Nile treaty, as well as to active consultation with other Nile Basin countries. Speaking on September 15th at the 55th session of the Nile Water Permanent Technical
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Hundreds of Israeli farmers, environmental activists and members of the public have signed a petition urging the government to call off the planned transfer of 50 million cubic meters of water from Lake Kinneret to neighboring Jordan.
  • 17 Aug 2015- 09:28 by Local Press Report ABU DHABI The National A sewerage system is to be installed in the UAE-funded Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan that will alleviate months of health and pest problems for the more than 80,000 Syrians who live there. The project will be implemented in two phases
  • 4 Aug 2015- 10:31 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hazem Nasser met with Palestinian Water Authority Director Mazen Ghneim and discussed scopes of water cooperation between the two sides. Nasser voiced the government's keenness on supporting the
  • 3 Aug 2015- 09:59 by Local Press Report AMMAN Petra News Agency The intensive campaign, which began early this year in cooperation with security agencies, has achieved "positive results that guarantee protection for the water sources and a fair supply of water and on time", officials said
  • 29 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee Chairman David Amsalem on July 28th called for creation of a special commission to look into ways for Israel to deliver water to neighboring Jordan, as agreed on in the historic

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