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The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s six member countries — Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman – are home to more than 60 percent of the world’s water desalination facilities. The majority of clean drinking water ...
Despite the challenging economic and political environment in the Middle East, renewables -- especially solar power technologies -- are enjoying a surge, from the Mediterranean shores of North Africa to the posh cities within the oil-rich Gulf nations.
Oil ministers from OPEC countries met in Doha, Qatar, to see if they could all find a way to freeze production in order to bring price stability. But those talks ended in acrimony and with no agreement on prices.
Male, capital of the Maldives, is certainly compact, with its population density ranking among the highest on Earth. This city of over 100,000, however, has become an environmental nightmare.
In Burma, one telecommunications company, Ooredoo, has partnered with various organizations to empower women by expanding access to mobile phones.
Imagine if goods and services, and of course people, could move freely from Kuwait to Muscat without the need for long truck hauls and expensive air travel.
Social media is definitely flourishing in the Middle East, particularly the Gulf region, as a recently issued infographic states.
Could it become possible to take the train from Abu Dhabi to Doha in 2018? A 1,350-mile long Gulf railway system could soon link the GCC countries.
Qatar has announced it will generate 2% of its power needs from solar energy by 2020.
Qatar Solar has recently stepped in to purchase a 29 percent stake in the now struggling German solar energy firm SolarWorld.
Msheireb, the downtown Doha development aiming to become one of the world’s largest LEED development projects, completed its first solar installation.
A recently released survey evaluated the progress of clean energy development in the Gulf Region: Qatar and the UAE are on top.