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31 Jan 2024
On the 26th of January, the International Court of Justice ordered Israel to take prompt and decisive action to address the living conditions of the Palestinian people living in Gaza. This included the instruction to desist from “deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction” as well as to take all measures to prevent the deprivation of access to adequate food and water...
7 Dec 2022
On November 17th, In Sharm el Sheikh, Israel and Jordan signed an agreement on the rehabilitation and protection of the River Jordan. The Memorandum of Understanding is a declaration of intent to partner in the protection and restoration of the river, which has been significantly degraded following years of drought and the discharge of sewage...
27 Jun 2022 AMMAN, Jordan
Desalination capacity at heart of new agreement that doubles Israel's transfer of water to Jordan. Agreement met with optimism.
21 Apr 2022 TEL AVIV, Israel
Government to reverse water flow through 60 year old network of tunnels and pipes to fill Sea of Galilee to capacity with desalinated water. Project subject to criticism from humanitarians and environmentalists.
11 Feb 2022 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Middle East peace process official addresses UN Security Council and warns that region faces irreversible collapse and widespread instability; calls for two state solution.
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.
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.
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 (Water Diplomat 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...