Red-Dead Canal Hits More Snags

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AMMAN, Jordan

— The World Bank already is starting to slip behind its own deadlines in launching a $15.5 million USD feasibility study of the proposed Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project.

Before the first shovel of dirt is turned, the project to build a canal connecting the two seas will already have to engineer its way through a manmade landscape of political, economic, and environmental obstacles.