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  1. Don't Swim In The River Jordan? Leptospirosis Hospitalizes Dozens

    22 Aug 2018- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Health authorities in Israel are considering making more rivers and streams in the Golan Heights off-limits to the public after more than 60 people were hospitalized with suspected leptospiros ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2018 - 09:10

  2. Residents Fear Effects of Drought on Lake Kinneret, Jordan River

    5 Aug 2016- 07:29 by Local Press Report TIBERIAS Jerusalem Post As the water level of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) dwindles to a critical low, area residents fear that the Jordan River's flow will idle-- sparking dire circumstances for regional tou ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2016 - 07:29

  3. Jordan, EIB, AFD Sign Technical Cooperation Agreement for Red-Dead Project

    12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2016 - 10:03

  4. Planned Israel-Jordan Water Pipeline Rejected

    8 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel A local planning and building committee in Israel has rejected a proposal by national water company Mekorot to build a pipeline to transfer water to Jordan as part of the historic water-sharing ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/08/2015 - 10:18

  5. Israel, Jordan Announce Prequalification Tender for Red Sea-Dead Sea Canal

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel and Jordan on December 1st issued a prequalification tender for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal. Israeli Interior Minister Silvan Shalom and Jordanian Water and Irrigation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:13

  6. Israeli Lawmaker Calls for Special Commission on Water Delivery to Jordan

    29 Jul 2015- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israeli Knesset Internal Affairs and Environment Committee Chairman David Amsalem on July 28th called for creation of a special commission to look into ways for Israel to deliver water to neig ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2015 - 10:40

  7. SIWI, Partners Launch Regional Development Master Plan for Jordan Valley

    10 Jun 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DEAD SEA, Jordan The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and consortium partners EcoPeace Middle East and the Global Nature Fund this week released a Regional NGO Master Planfor Sustainable Developm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2015 - 10:17

  8. Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian Officials Discuss Water as Bridge for Peace

    21 Nov 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HERZLIYA, Israel More than 300 Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian political officials met to discuss ways the environment, in particular water, could be a bridge for peace, during last week’s Good Water Neighb ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2013 - 10:17

  9. FoEME Look for Support for Jordan River in Chicago

    11 Oct 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report CHICAGO IL Medill Reports Critical concerns about restoring water levels and sanitizing the Jordan River in the Middle East came to Chicago Tuesday.  The Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian leaders of Friends of the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2013 - 09:56

  10. UN, German Institute Inventory Middle East Water Resources

    10 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA) has teamed up with the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources to conduct an inventory of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/10/2013 - 10:04

  11. Jordan River Rehabilitation Crucial for Regional Security

    6 Sep 2013- 10:09 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM World Water Week Middle East water security experts gathered at the World Water Week in Stockholm officially welcomed Israel’s recent decision to pump 1000 cubic metres a day back into the highly degraded ...

    Local Press Report - 09/06/2013 - 10:09