July 10, 2006
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
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
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
Jordanian, Palestinian representatives sign Red-Dead Sea Canal study
The proposed NIS 3 billion canal from the Red Sea and Dead Sea
will produce power, and save the Dead Sea.
the chronology of Biblical Edom - Antiquity
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
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
factory' aims to filter tensions - BBC News
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
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
center on Jordan - Israel border aims to bridge the rift -
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
border whose roots grow deep - The New York Times,
region between the Negev of Israel and southern Jordan is increasingly
fascinating to scholars who pursue what could be called the scholarship
November 14, 2003
leads Wadi Arabah gathering
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
November 14, 2003
Museum Hosts International Forum on Archaeological Research in the Middle
East's Wadi Arabah Valley - Fernbank Museum press