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  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY Duke University Israel’s targeting of agricultural, water and energy infrastructures in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has had dire impacts on human welfare and livelihoods in both locations, a new report by researchers at Duke University and the
  • 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
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to permanently close its mission in the West Bank and Gaza in early 2019 in a move certain to exacerbate an ongoing water crisis in the region. Israeli
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan A delegation from Jordan visited the Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Kinneret, November 19 to request an increase in the amount of water Israel allocates to Jordan. Drought, and pressure on water resources associated with an influx of hundreds
  • 16 Oct 2018- 08:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel A recent study by the RAND Corporation reports that water pollution accounts for more than a quarter of illnesses in the Gaza Strip and that more than 12 percent of child deaths up until four years ago was linked to gastrointestinal
  • 2 Oct 2018- 12:00 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV IMEMC News A number of Palestinian detainees filed a complaint with the Detainees Committee, against Israeli Prison Services (IPS), for offering them dirty water while under interrogation at Jalama detention center. Forty-one year old detainee Abu
  • 29 Jun 2018- 08:36 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Arutz Sheva Khayrya Rasas, an adviser to Palestinian Authority (PA) cabinet leader Rami Hamdallah, on Monday accused Israel of deliberately targeting and restricting Palestinian rights to water by controlling more than 85 percent of the region’s
  • 19 Jun 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran's Foreign Ministry has criticized Israel for launching a Persian website to "assist people and farmers of Iran to recycle water", following Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's release last week of  a video in
  • 13 Jun 2018- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel Israel’s Cabinet approved, June 9, a $30 Million USD initiative to replenish water levels in the Sea of Galilee (also known as Lake Kinneret) with desalinated water. By 2022, the country will pump up to 100 million cubic meters of
  • 31 May 2018- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel A Minister of the government of Israel has called on the country to abrogate responsibility for supply of water and electricity to the Gaza Strip in the midst of a humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian enclave. Media reported May 30
  • 8 May 2018- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli media outlet Haaretz is posing potentially awkward questions in the last 2 weeks about the relationship between “Watergen”, a start-up water technology company, and the country’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Watergen, a
  • 6 Feb 2018- 13:09 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Middle East Monitor Israeli bulldozers destroyed water lines that supplies tens of acres of Palestinian-owned lands in the northern Jordan Valley area. Moataz Basharat, a senior official who monitors Israeli settlement activities noted that the
  • 10 Nov 2017- 09:22 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The New Arab Israeli settlers stole a 400-metre water pipe used by Palestinians in the village of Ein el-Sakout in the Jordan Valley on Tuesday, official Palestinian Authority owned WAFA news agency reported, highlighting the growing tension in the
  • 12 Oct 2017- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Info New York The United States' Trump administration announced today that it would withdraw from UNESCO, the United Nations cultural organization, after years of America distancing itself because of what it called the group’s “anti-Israel bias,” (New York Times
  • 31 Aug 2017- 07:57 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM The Jerusalem Post Southern Gaza border mayors have asked the United States to form an international coalition to help resolve Gaza’s water and electricity crisis, which has created a major pollution crisis for Israel. They explained that “an