OSLO (Reuters) - Almost 16,000 desalination plants worldwide produce bigger-than-expected flows of highly salty waste water and toxic chemicals that are damaging the environment, a U.N.-backed stud

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate on Wednesday the 16th International Energy Forum, the largest gathering of ministers from energy consuming, producing and transit countries, the oil min

The snapping of diplomatic ties with Qatar by many Arab countries underlines the precariousness of oil politics.

Commuters in Qatar spent an average of 4.5 days on the roads last year, thanks to traffic congestion.

In 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) released data suggesting that Doha’s air is some of the most polluted in the world.

Muscat: Oman has been ranked second in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for food security, availability and quality on Global Food Security Index 2016.

At least one person died as unrelenting rainfall battered the Arabian Peninsula. Schools were shut in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh and Qatar on 25 November as rain continued to fall.

More than 100,000 biodegradable shopping bags will be given out to residents in the new year as part of a wider campaign to encourage greater environmental awareness in Qatar.

Rising population and dwindling water supplies will affect millions of people and exacerbate conflict in the region

Nearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 2040 are in the Middle East, where surface water is limited and demand is high, said experts who ranked 167 nations.

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