July 10, 2006
Israel, Jordan push Red-Dead Canal project - Leah Krauss, United Press International
Recent weeks have seen a renewed interest in building a canal from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, a joint project of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority. "We have two main goals in building the canal," Israeli Minister of National Infrastructures Benjamin Ben-Eliezer said last week on a tour of the Dead Sea region. "Saving the Dead Sea, and saving Jordan."

February 2, 2006
Dead Sea: Threatened lake of the Year - Friends of the Earth, Middle East
On the occasion of World Wetlands Day 2006, the Global Nature Fund (GNF), an international foundation for the protection of environment and nature, has declared the Dead Sea ' threatened lake of the Year'.

May 19, 2005
For Dead Sea, a Slow and Seemingly Inexorable Death - Washington Post Foreign Service
When the Ein Gedi Spa opened in 1986 to pamper visitors with massages, mud wraps and therapeutic swims, customers walked just a few steps from the main building to take their salty dip in the Dead Sea.

April 21, 2005
Israeli, Jordanian, Palestinian representatives sign Red-Dead Sea Canal study agreement - Globes Online
The proposed NIS 3 billion canal from the Red Sea and Dead Sea will produce power, and save the Dead Sea.

December 2004
Reassessing the chronology of Biblical Edom - Antiquity 302
new excavations and 14C dates from Khirbat en-Nahas (Jordan), by T.E. Levy, R.B. Adams, M. Najjar, A. Hauptmann, J.D. Anderson, B. Brandl, M.A. Robinson and T. Higham.

October 3, 2004
King inspects Aqaba projects - Jordan Times
His Majesty King Abdullah on Saturday inspected the construction work on the JD40 million Aqaba Intercontinental Resort, one of the largest tourism projects in the country.

September 7, 2004
'Water factory' aims to filter tensions - BBC News World Edition
The solution to one of the thorniest problems in the Middle East may be taking shape on an anonymous-looking building site in south-west Israel

May 9, 2004
King discusses Red-Dead project with Wolfensohn - Jordan Times
King Abdallah II of Jordan meets with World Bank president James D. Wolfensohn to discuss the prospect of the Red-Dead canal

March 5, 2004
Science center on Jordan - Israel border aims to bridge the rift - Science
A free academic zone straddling the frontier of the Wadi Arabah will bring together researchers from both sides of the Wadi, speaking the common language of science.

December 23, 2003
A border whose roots grow deep - The New York Times, Science Section
The region between the Negev of Israel and southern Jordan is increasingly fascinating to scholars who pursue what could be called the scholarship of borderlands.

November 14, 2003
Galor leads Wadi Arabah gathering - George Street Journal, Brown University
The symposium, titled "Crossing the Rift: Resources, Routes, Settlement Patterns and Interaction in the Wadi Arabah," is the first multidisciplinary conference devoted to the archaeology and history of the area that forms the modern political border between Israel and Jordan.

November 14, 2003
Fernbank Museum Hosts International Forum on Archaeological Research in the Middle East's Wadi Arabah Valley - Fernbank Museum press release