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  1. Israel Accused Of "Hoarding" Jordan River

    27 Dec 2019- 07:10 by Local Press Report AMMAN The Conversation Two areas farmed by Israelis for more than 50 years have recently been returned to neighbouring Jordan. The association with water bodies is no coincidence: neither land would have been occup ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:33

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Dams Decreasing Flow of Jordan River

    27 Jun 2016- 10:45 by Local Press Report AMMAN Ynet News Due to new earthen work dams being constructed to give farmers in the north access to water, flow rates in the Jordan River have decreased significantly. Flow rates are also affected by lack of a pi ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2016 - 10:45

  5. Israeli Lawmakers Hear Critics of Red-Dead Project

    8 Jun 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Opponents of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project attempted to make their case before the Israeli Knesset’s Science and Technology Committee this week. Critics of the project, who incl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/08/2016 - 11:17

  6. 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

  7. Israel, Jordan Seek Investors for Red Sea-Dead Sea Canal

    11 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AQABA, Jordan Israel and Jordan presented the planned $400 million USD Red Sea-Dead Sea water transfer to potential investors at an international conference in the Jordanian port city of Aqaba on May 9th. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2016 - 10:07

  8. Jordan Extends Deadline for Red-Dead Water Transfer Tender

    21 Apr 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation has extended the deadline for prequalification proposals for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The new deadline for bids ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/21/2016 - 10:22

  9. Jordan Signs Engineering Services Agreement for Red Sea-Dead Sea Project

    22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry on December 19th signed the engineering services agreement for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The $4.6 million USD contract is being fun ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/22/2015 - 10:25

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Petition Urges Israel to Halt Jordan Water Transfer

    31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Hundreds of Israeli farmers, environmental activists and members of the public have signed a petition urging the government to call off the planned transfer of 50 million cubic meters of water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2015 - 10:23

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Water Cooperation a Tool for Peace and Security: Report

    26 Nov 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Nations that work together on trans-boundary water issues have better overall cooperation than nations that do not discuss water sharing, according to a new tool and report released this week by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2019 - 15:40