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25 May 2021 Tel Aviv, Israel
Aid agencies ramp up water aid to Gaza following ceasefire. Substantial damage to critical infrastructure leaves hundreds of thousands in need of humanitarian assistance. Rush to restore basic water, sanitation and hygiene services.
4 May 2021 TEL AVIV
Since 1997, much research and monitoring has gone into addressing the primary pollutants in Israel’s streams: sewage, animal waste, agricultural drainage, and summer droughts.
7 Apr 2021 TEL AVIV, Israel
Water Sharing Arrangement Sates Back To 1994 Peace Treaty. Jordan Drought Continues. Natanyahu's Fractious Relationship With King Abdullah.
6 Mar 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Biden administration reengages US with “flawed” UN Human Rights Council as Wall Street bets on water futures
In another reversal of Trump-era policy, US secretary of state Antony Blinken has announced the intention of the Biden administration to “reengage immediately and robustly” with the council.The Trump administration withdrew from the UNHRC in 2018 citing entrenched bias against Israel and concern at the council’s willingness to admit nations which were themselves frequent abusers of human rights...
11 Jan 2021 TEL AVIV
Israel's national water company, Mekorot, is on the verge of signing its first deal to provide Bahrain with desalination technology for brackish water. Although the company did not release its projections for it, the deal is said to be worth millions of dollars annually. When Bahrain's Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed bin Rashid visited Israel last month, he said his country was particularly interested in promoting cooperation on Israeli knowhow and experience in this field
9 Jan 2021 TEL AVIV, Israel
PUBLISHER'S CORRECTION, 13 January:This news article (OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat) has been corrected to reflect a mis-spelling in the original article of "Metulla", and a misrepresentation of the legal status of the town.Lebanese and Israeli media are reporting a dispute over a border region irrigation project, centring on reservoirs under construction on the Al-Wazzani River on the El-Hamames hill in southern Lebanon, close to the Israeli town of Metulla...
11 Dec 2020 TEL AVIV
European Union officials promised to help provide Gaza with COVID-19 vaccines and clear water, when a delegation from its Office of the EU Representative made its first visit to the Strip in four years. “The moment these vaccines become available we will try our utmost in close cooperation with the United Nations to facilitate this vaccine to those most in need,” Burgsdorff said, adding that this included the elderly and health care workers...
7 Dec 2020 PETAH TIKVA
Water-from-air startup Watergen said Sunday it has signed a strategic partnership with Emirati firm Al Dahra to export the Israeli solutions to the UAE and other regional countries. The partnership will target a variety of sectors, including agriculture, offices and apartment buildings, hotels and industrial plants, Watergen said in a statement.
28 Nov 2020 BETHLEHEM
Israeli occupation forces today notified to stop the construction work on a water well in the town of al-Khader to the south of Bethlehem, in the southern occupied West Bank, according to local activist Ahmad Salah. Israeli forces handed local resident Riziq Issa a notice ordering him to stop the construction work on his privately-owned water well in the village of al-Khader, citing unpermitted construction as a pretext...
23 Nov 2020 TEL AVIV
Palestinian-Israeli water issue could be resolved now if leaders on both sides give it priority, EcoPeace director says in a new video report. Former Palestinian Authority Water Minister Shaddad Attili has said that Jordan, Israel and the Palestinians are competing for water. “We are sharing almost all of our resources with Israel,” he says adding that this is causing a massive shortage...
10 Nov 2020 WASHINGTON DC, United States
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has launched a new global initiative of 11 governments and more than 60 organisations to address the urgent need for clean and reliable energy storage.The “International Forum on Pumped Storage Hydropower”, to be chaired by the US Department of Energy, will develop policy proposals and exchange knowledge on technical and market reforms necessary to overcome barriers to sustainable pumped storage hydropower projects, known as the "world’s water batteries"...
21 Oct 2020 DUBAI
UAE clean energy firm Masdar may invest in renewable projects in Israel, its CEO said Oct. 19, as the Gulf country seeks to expand its commercial ties with its partners in a peace agreement. "If the opportunity is there in Israel, we will jump into this opportunity," Mohamed al-Ramahi told the Siemens Energy week virtual conference...