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The Emirates and Israel Partner On Water Research

Via Green Prophet, an article on a new water alliance in the Middle East: A first-of-its-kind agreement was signed in Abu Dhabi on June 1 to launch a joint Israeli-Emirati Water Research Institute. We predicted all these wonderful new water alliances after peace between Israel and the UAE was forged.  The new water research institute is […]

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Water Scarcity in Palestinian Territories Puts Farming at Risk

Via Circle of Blue, a look at water scarcity in the Palestinian Territories: Water scarcity in occupied Palestinian territories continues to put health and agriculture at risk as conflict over water supplies between Jordan, Israel, and Palestinians flares. Palestinians depend on Israeli-controlled underground water sources and rain, according to The Jerusalem Post, and in order to […]

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Israel / Jordan Water Cooperation

Via Foreign Policy, commentary on how – despite deteriorating relations in recent years – Israel and Jordan should return to a history of cooperation on water resources: The recently announced peace deals between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain stop short of repairing the political damage inflicted on the region and keep the […]

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UAE and Israel Discuss Closer Cooperation in Food and Water Security

Via Future Directions International, a look at how the diplomatic reconciliation between UAE and Israel could lead to closer cooperation in food and water security: The Emirati Minister of State for Food Security and the Israeli Minister of Agriculture discussed opportunities for closer collaboration in achieving better food and water security. Both countries have made significant investments […]

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Palestine Is Not Short On Water – Just The Right To Use It

Via The Middle East Water Forum, commentary by Shaddad Attili , Palestine’s former Minister for Water: Palestine is not short on water – just the right to use it Israel’s control over the natural resources of the territories it occupies – whether in the Syrian Golan or in Palestine – has been one of the most […]

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Water Scarcity: The Most Severe Threat Facing MENA

Via The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, commentary on the water scarcity crisis in the Middle East/North Africa region: Water scarcity is one of the most pressing issues facing the international community today and has gained widespread attention recently due to the rise in global temperatures and the increase in water consumption in a number […]

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