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Iran: Protests on water shortages turn violent as police arrest 67
Middle East

Iran: Protests on water shortages turn violent as police arrest 67

Protests in the Iranian city of Isfahan over the drying up of a river turned violent, as riot police arrested…
Egyptian student wins 2nd place at “Tatawwar” program for water preservation plan
Features/Interviews

Egyptian student wins 2nd place at “Tatawwar” program for water preservation plan

A project idea from Egyptian student Samah Abdullah won second place in the “Tatawwar program, launched by the HSBC in…
Highlights of the 17th edition of the world Economic Forum
Economy

Highlights of the 17th edition of the world Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum in the Middle East and North Africa took place at Jordan’s Dead Sea on April 6…
Arab region faces largest water and food deficits: Water Council
Environment

Arab region faces largest water and food deficits: Water Council

  The Arab world has become the region with the largest water and food deficits worldwide, due to expanding population…
Government imports rice due to poor cultivation: Farmers syndicate chief
Egypt

Government imports rice due to poor cultivation: Farmers syndicate chief

  Chief of the farmers syndicate Hussien Abdel Rahman Abu Sedam said on Sunday that the Egyptian government will be…
To make peace in the Middle East, focus first on water, palestine-israel
Middle East

To make peace in the Middle East, focus first on water, palestine-israel

For the past 20 years, Israelis and Palestinians alike have approached peace negotiations with the flawed assumption that, in order…
Jordan water crisis worsens as Mideast tensions slow action
Middle East

Jordan water crisis worsens as Mideast tensions slow action

From a hillside in northern Jordan, the Yarmouk River is barely visible in the steep valley below, reduced from a…
Australian activist runs 300km along Nile River for water crisis
Egypt

Australian activist runs 300km along Nile River for water crisis

Mina Jolie, an Australian activist and lawyer, ran 300 kilometers along the Nile River through Cairo, Luxor and Aswan as part…
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