Social Issues

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  • Israel’s Ministry of the Environment released a statement on February 12 saying it does not support the controversial Red Sea-Dead Sea conduit in the form that the World Bank has proposed.
  • 15 Aug 2011- 17:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitary Sewers will start the third phase of qualifying drinking water and sewage treatment plants, according to company officials. This phase, which is part of the Sustainable Technical
  • 20 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, MAKKAH Residents of the Nasseem district in Makkah are planning to file a complaint against Umm Al-Qura University for polluting their neighborhood and endangering health by allowing wastewater from a umversity hostel to form a small lake
  • 20 Aug 2007- 11:45 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — The Ministry of Water and Electricity has selected an international consortium to act as consultants on the privatization of the water and wastewater sector in Jeddah. The consortium comprises CRA
  • 23 Jul 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report YEMEN, SANAA Yemen Observer — The government of Japan is funding a project to improve water supply in the Red Sea governorate of Hodeidah in western Yemen. The funding is in the form of a grant of $83,550 USD to the Water and Environmental Sanitation Society
  • 2 Apr 2007- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANA'A — While Yemeni tribes battle their way to water resources, international calls encouraging the government to regulate the sector are intensifying as a preventive measure to stop a water war. In densely populated cities like Taiz,
  • 3 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, AMMAN, Jordan — The Jordanian government and the World Bank decided not to tender the feasibility study for the Red Sea-Dead Sea conveyor project in 2006. The first new date feasible for the study of the estimated $800 million USD