Iraqi Kurdish forces said they had recaptured the country's biggest dam from Islamic State militants on Monday, although an employee at the site said jihadist fighters still controlled key points on the vulnerable structure.
Saudi authorities have denied any damage to the Bisha Valley Dam due to the recent tremors in Jazan region, an SPA report said.
Reacting to social media reports, a Ministry of Water and Electricity statement said the Internet repo
Egypt said on Saturday it was highly concerned that Ethiopia had not responded to an invitation to discuss a dispute over a giant dam that Ethiopia plans to build on the river Nile.
"Egypt is deeply worried that Ethiopia has
Ethiopia and Egypt cooled talk of war on Tuesday and agreed to more dialogue to resolve a row over a giant dam that the Horn of Africa nation is building on the Nile, on which Egyptians depend on for almost all their water.
Egypt will demand Ethiopia stop building a dam on one of the main tributaries of the Nile, a senior government aide said, ramping up a confrontation over the project that Egypt fears will affect its main source o
Iran has cancelled a $2 billion contract for a Chinese firm to help build a hydroelectric dam in the country, Chinese state media said on Thursday, a move that risks upsetting Beijing
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is due to visit C
Ethiopia has agreed deals with two Chinese firms to develop two huge hydropower projects and signed a preliminary agreement with another to construct two wind power farms, the country's power utility said on Wednesday.
'We have sig
Iraq has appealed to European backers of a hydroelectric project in Turkey to withdraw their support for the construction of a dam it believes will worsen an already dire shortage of water.
Turkey announced last week that it would resume w