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  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - united arab emirates, ABU DHABI - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - The Marubeni Corporation, Japan's fifth-largest trading house, has won a contract to build and operate the largest power and water-desalination project in the United Arab Emirates, the

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - TRIPOLI, LIBYA - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — Officials of the General Electric Company of Libya (Gecol) expect a quick conclusion to the assessment of bids from international operators for the desalination project at Tobruk.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - Morocco, RABAT - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Moroccan government may have to re-tender the planned desalination plant at Tan Tan, as investor interest has been low.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH - Local Press Report

    — Emaar the Economic City has awarded the $67 million USD contract for water canals at King Abdullah Economic City, north ofJeddah, to Saudi Arabia's Huta Group.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - united arab emirates, ABU DHABI - Local Press Report

    — The National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) posted a net profit of over $9.26 million USD for the first half of 2007.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - duBai, united arab emirates - Local Press Report

    — Building projects in the Middle East will consume 12 billion-plus liters of potable water in the next two years, putting severe pressure on groundwater reserves and desalination facilities,

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - MANAMA, Bahrain - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — German company IES and Bahrain's CDT-lnternational are forming a joint venture to gain more interest for IES' technology in the Persian Gulf region.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - AMMAN, Jordan - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - The resignation of Jordan's water minister, Zafer al Alem, after contaminated water sickened 1,030 residents in the northern city of Mafraq, saved him from further embarrassment over

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - BEIRUT, Lebanon - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - Three new wastewater treatment plants have been built in the villages of Rashaya, Bakka, and El Housh in the eastern Lebanese province of Bekaa, using funds from the U.S. Agency for

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - TEL AVIV, Israel - Local Press Report

    — Israel has established the Kinneret Basin Authority to protect soil surrounding Lake Kinneret, also known as the Sea of Galilee.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - DOHA, Qatar - Local Press Report

    — Qatar's Public Works Authority, Ashghal, is taking steps to upgrade its laboratory to qualify for ISO 17025 certification, the main standard used by testing and calibration laboratories.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - AMMAN, Jordan - Local Press Report

    — Recent cases of diarrhea in the Rihab District of Mafraq are not related to the outbreak of waterborne disease in the governorate last month, according to Rihab

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - TEL AVIV, Israel - Local Press Report

    — Protesters gathered in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against what they said were too-lax rules governing the discharge of pollutants into the Mediterranean Sea.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - Officials of the Saudi Ministry of Water & Electricity are assessing plans to "drastically" reform water bills in the kingdom.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - united arab emirates, ABU DHABI - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    - The Ministry of Energy announced that it will launch 16 initiatives to further liberalize the energy and water sectors by 2008.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - CAIRO, Egypt - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    — The Egyptian government has allocated $1 million USD to dig 20 wells in Southern Sudan, officials said.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - KAMPALA, Uganda - Local Press Report

    — The Nile Basin Initiative member states have denied Libya's request to join the body, according to an initiative official.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - South Africa, PRETORIA - Local Press Report

    — The Department of Health has drawn up a new set of standards specific to bottled water production.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - ANGOLA, LUANDA - Local Press Report

    — The government has created a commission to carry out the country's "Water for AH" program.

  • 6 Aug 2007 - 10:08 - NAMIBIA, KATIMA MULILO - Local Press Report

    — Residents of Chotto informal settlement demonstrated at the offices of the Katima Mulilo Town Council to demand that the council lower water tariffs.

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