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  • 15 Feb 2019- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine A key pumping station providing water for 1.1 million people in Ukraine was again subjected to shelling and shooting this week, the seventh such attack since the start of 2019. The "WASH Cluster", a collaboration of United
  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar A Myanmar government project commission is considering alternatives to the controversial Chinese-backed Myitsone Dam on the Irrwaddy River in the northern state of Kachin, which is politically unstable. The project has been stalled
  • 18 Jan 2019- 08:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KARACHI, Pakistan Giant state-run Russian energy company Inter RAO Group has offered to invest $2 Billion USD in Pakistan water and power sector projects, including the Mohmand dam on the Swat River. Inter RAO Engineering is one of the largest Russian
  • 4 Jan 2019- 12:12 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lieutenant General (retd) Muzammil Hussain on Wednesday defended handing Abdul Razzak Dawood’s company, Descon, the contract of Mohmand dam’s construction. Dawood is also an
  • 3 Jan 2019- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Jerusalem, Israel A funding proposal for the long-delayed multi-Billion USD project for a canal linking the Red Sea and Dead Sea is set to come to a vote in Israel’s Cabinet soon. Israel’s Hadashot TV news bulletin reported last week that progress
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, in part to address the continuing
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Electricity (MOWIE) and Xylem Inc have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing Xylem to explore how the company's skills and technologies can be used to help Ethiopia
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Foreign Policy Magazine Biological warfare is generally understood as the deliberate wartime introduction of a lethal pathogen with the intent to kill or maim. Syria under President Bashar al-Assad is pursuing a sinister variation—one with long and
  • 8 Sep 2018- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom A model developed by US scientists and NASA satellite data can predict where cholera is most at risk of spreading, with a reported 92 percent accuracy in war-torn Yemen. The UN describes Yemen as the "worst humanitarian crisis
  • 8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participants from 133 countries who attended nearly
  • 22 Aug 2018- 07:44 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Daily Sabah Iraqi people have drawn attention to the lack of infrastructure and corruption among government officials as the main sources of the current electricity and water crisis that is devastating the country, rejecting reports suggesting that
  • 6 Aug 2018- 08:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union (EU) last week announced switch-on of the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza toprovide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU investment will enable the desal
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's southern Basra province region is suffering from a severe water crisis, with many blaming upstream dams in Turkey, Syria and Iran for shrinkage of Tigris and Euphrates riverflow. A shortage of seasonal rainfall and poor
  • 27 Jul 2018- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan UNICEF has called repeated attacks on water systems in Yemen "deplorable". Geert Cappelaere, the agency's regional director for the Middle East and North Africa said in a July 24 statement that: “Continuous attacks on water

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