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  • 6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel India and Israel this week announced an upgrade in the nations’ relationship to a “strategic partnership”. The new understanding was announced during a highly anticipated visit to Israel this week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,
  • 8 Jun 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Opponents of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project attempted to make their case before the Israeli Knesset’s Science and Technology Committee this week. Critics of the project, who include residents from the project area and
  • 12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. Under the
  • 9 May 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISTANBUL, Turkey Turkey will not face water shortages until 2071, Forestry and Waterworks Minister Veysel Eroğlu told reporters over the weekend. Eroğlu said the country had “buried [water shortages] in the depths of history,” and Turks “should not fear,
  • 14 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City over the past six days, which killed 145 people and injured as many as 1,000, have also destroyed vital infrastructure including a major drinking water line, wells and a sewage plant, according to Palestinian
  • 16 Oct 2012- 08:15 by Local Press Report MERSIN Turkish Weekly A groundbreaking ceremony was held in southern province of Mersin for the Turkish Cyprus Water Supply Project on Oct. 13. Work on the project that foresees 75 million cubic meters of water being transferred from Turkey to Turkish Cyprus
  • While Israel’s extensive desalination program contributes relief to its water scarcity problems, Palestinians are voicing environmental concerns and calling for an increase in their share of freshwater from ground aquifers.
  • 29 Jun 2012- 09:20 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Water and Energy Minister Uzi Landau said that Israel will get through its water crisis in the upclong decade. Speaking at the third annual convention for green economy, Landau said "water is an expensive commodity in our area,
  • 28 Nov 2011- 14:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is currently conducting a study to assess the amount of groundwater in Qattara Depression, in order to start using the water for agricultural purposes, according to ministry officials. “The
  • 31 Oct 2011- 21:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A new desalination plant was inaugurated in October in Egypt’s Matrouh governorate. The plant, located in the city of Negeila, can produce 1,000 cubic meters per day of desalinated water, according to governorate officials. The total cost
  • 18 Oct 2011- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The governorate of Matrouh, located in northwestern Egypt, announced the start of construction of the desalination plant in Baghoush. Considered the biggest desalination plant to be built in Egypt, the plant will produce 24,000 cubic meters
  • 15 Aug 2011- 17:39 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Water World The Finance Ministry has granted Israeli national water company Mekorot a license for the desalination plant at Ashdod, the country’s fifth such facility.  The $423 million USD seawater reverse osmosis plant will produce 100 million
  • 10 May 2010- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Water in Barcelona, Spain, last month failed to reach agreement on a water strategy for the Mediterranean region due to a disagreement between Israel and Arab countries over a reference to
  • 9 Nov 2008- 19:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Since its launch in Paris in July, there have been positive speculations about what the new Union for the Mediterranean could achieve for the peoples of the Mediterranean countries. However, the union has hit a stumbling block when it failed