Conflict

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  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA — The construction Gold Rush in Libya has yet to happen. Decades of trade sanctions, a command economy, and corruption have left the country in a state of arrested development. In the nearly three years since the United States and
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers still has over $100 million USD worth of unfinished water projects in Iraq that it wants to complete in the coming year. All but a handful of the uncompleted projects have not yet started, according to a
  • 10 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Erdemann Co. (Kenya) Ltd., a water bottler and beverage company, is using ultraviolet light in addition to reverse osmosis to treat its water products. The two methods will be used in the pasteurization process to ensure that the water
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia —The Ethiopian government says its national water development program will improve supply in the capital Addis Ababa and some of the Horn of Africa nation's largest regional cities. With an anticipated investment of $76 million
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan The Jordan Times — Jordan is proposing a broad, regional development plan to address water and energy shortages in the kingdom and neighboring countries. In address at the12th Jordanian Scientific Week, Prince Hassan said Jordan could not come
  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon — Somewhat lost among the sights of flattened neighborhoods and a flaming airport, the 34-day summer war in Lebanon wrecked some of the country's vital water infrastructure. The Lebanese are accusing the Jewish state of deliberately
  • 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,
  • 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 Iraq, BAGHDAD — Iraq's building binge for water and sewer projects shows no sign of letup. Still, service is far from reliable and universal, and filling that demand can be a tale of unremitting difficulty. Ask Bechtel Corp., the giant American firm
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium — Oil may drive Nigeria's economy, but insufficient investment in water resources and other infrastructure in the petroleum-rich Niger Delta threatens to destabilize Africa's most populous country and an important oil exporter
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, SYRIA — Syria's worsening water shortages are bringing it closer to conflict with Turkey to the north and Jordan to the south. The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which has taken the lead role in tackling Syria's
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — In a nation where the tourist board advertises "13 months of sunshine," water is on everyone's mind. This year alone, flooding in the fertile Awash River valley damaged farms and forced thousands of people from
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt —Africa's water crisis could be hitting new problems soon, as Egypt and Ethiopia say the Nile Treaty is defunct. Based on historical agreements, in which all riparian states have agreed to a certain split of Nile water resources, East