Iraq's Cabinet approved a contract valued at $117 million USD with Iran's ICG to reconstruct the sewage system in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, Bloomberg quote
17 May 2013 - 08:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — More than 1.4 million people have fled the ongoing violence in Syria for neighboring countries, straining already limited resources like freshwater and food in Iraq, Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, acc
9 May 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — Egyptian construction firm Arab Contractors Company has qualified for the final stage of a $300 million USD desalination and drinking water pipeline network project in the southern Iraqi governorat
1 May 2013 - 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government has allocated $687 million USD for water, sanitation, irrigation and other infrastructure projects in Babil governorate.
22 Mar 2013 - 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — Iraq’s share of the Euphrates River’s water has hit a new low, reaching 15 billion cubic meters per year, and the country’s ministry of water resources is blaming neighboring Turkey’s dam-buildin
8 Aug 2012 - 09:00 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Bloomberg Businessweek) — Iraq’s municipalities ministry has allocated $9.9 million USD for a project to expand drinking water supplies in Karbala, southwest of Baghdad. The project calls for drinking water from two
30 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — Iraq’s southern Basra governorate was on the verge of water crisis last week, with government agencies blaming severe shortages on power cuts that halted water production at treatment plants.
10 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — The Iraqi parliament last week called on the United Nations to help the country resolve its domestic and regional water problems and disputes over shared water resources.
15 Jun 2012 - 08:32 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (UPI) — Amid the profound political changes sweeping the Arab world, there are moves to rewrite contentious water-sharing agreements that are becoming a major source of friction in the Middle East as water
13 Jun 2012 - 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — Some 79 percent of Iraqis have access to safe drinking water, but only about 24 percent have access to sanitation facilities, according to a new government survey released on June 11.
5 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government plans to establish a "higher water council" to manage national water resources and negotiate international water issues, Iraqi officials said last week.
4 Jun 2012 - 09:46 by Local Press Report
1 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — Arab League water ministers officially approved a "unified water strategy" on May 31 during a summit in Baghdad.
30 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Mexico, TIJUANA — Hernando Durán, director of the State Public Services Commission of Tijuana (CESPT), is calling on residents of the city to ration water as the severe drought in the region drags on.
15 May 2012 - 09:19 by Local Press Report
3 Apr 2012 - 09:25 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)) — Drought and uprisings are threatening to undermine the Middle East’s economy, Arab officials said March 27 as they discussed plans to boost the region’s stability at the start of a key summit in
6 Feb 2012 - 14:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — As if war-ravaged Iraq did not have enough problems, it is facing worsening water shortages that observers fear could trigger sectarian conflict.
23 Jan 2012 - 18:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CAIRO, Egypt — The Arab Water Ministerial Council plans to unveil its water security strategy during the upcoming Arab Summit in Baghdad this March.
7 Nov 2011 - 17:04 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Al Sabah (Iraq)) — Completion of massive water projects such as dams, water storage facilities and irrigation canals in southern Anatolia under Turkey’s GAP program are creating additional problems in relations with
18 Oct 2011 - 09:45 by Local Press Report
BAQUBAH (Xinhua (China)) — Water flow from al-Wind river, which flows from Iran into the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala, resumed last week, according to Diyala government spokesman Turath Mahmoud.
3 Oct 2011 - 15:41 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Aswat al-Iraq) — Seventy-nine percent of Iraqis have access to potable water from the central distribution network, according to an environmental survey by the Iraqi government, in cooperation with the United Natio
26 Sep 2011 - 21:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — Dutch water companies are looking at investing in water infrastructure projects in Iraq.
26 Sep 2011 - 18:21 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Millions of Iraqis may be left without access to clean water in 15 to 20 years if Iraq does note resolve its disputes with neighboring countries over water resources.
29 Aug 2011 - 15:58 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Al Sumaria (Iraq)) — The Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources said neighboring Iran did not inform it officially that it was cutting the supply of water from trans-boundary rivers and tributaries.
8 Aug 2011 - 16:27 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Aswat al-Iraq) — Salim Kaku, the head of the Kurdish parliamentary agricultural committee in northern Iraq, has warned about the situation with regard to water resources in Iraq.
25 Jul 2011 - 14:24 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Middle East Online) — The government of Iraq earlier this month completed the first stage of a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-led initiative to map the country’s groundwater re
5 Jul 2011 - 10:51 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Utilities.me.com) — Some $140 million USD in major sewerage projects will be launched in the coming weeks, according to the Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works.
27 Jun 2011 - 14:22 by Local Press Report
ANKARA (Al Sumaria (Iraq)) — Turkish officials are denying reports that the issue of water-sharing with Iraq is at a point where the two countries are considering exchanging oil for water.
20 Jun 2011 - 14:22 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Iraq must invest more in water and power infrastructure or its oil and gas sectors will suffer, said Peter Oosterveer, group president for energy and chemicals at U.S.
6 Jun 2011 - 14:10 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Aswat al-Iraq) — The Quds Sewerage System in Sadr City has been completed, at a cost of $70 million USD, according to an announcement by Baghdad Municipality.
23 May 2011 - 12:45 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Al Sumaria (Iraq)) — Sewage water from Iran has been prevented from flowing into Iraq thanks to a new levee built by the Iranians.
29 Mar 2011 - 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — Iraq’s federal government and the Kurdistan Regional Government have agreed to work together on plans to operate water resources projects and carry out maintenance on storage, controlling a
22 Mar 2011 - 16:29 by Local Press Report
BAGHDAD (Aswat al-Iraq) — Baghdad’s Lord Mayor’s office signed a contract with two specialized companies for the largest sewerage projects in the Iraqi capital.
23 Jan 2011 - 20:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BASRA — Water-starved Iraq has accused neighbor Iran of causing severe water pollution, and in response has built a 40 kilometer-long embankment along its southern frontier with Iran to keep polluted runof
2 Nov 2009 - 14:48 by Local Press Report
Iraq, BAGHDAD (Aswat Al-lraq) — Iraqi Water Resources Minister Abdullateef Jamal Rasheed on October 29 urged French companies to invest in Iraq's water resources during a meeting with the French ambassador to Baghdad.
14 Sep 2009 - 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Iraq, BAGHDAD — u S. soldiers serving at Forward Operating Base Hammer in Iraq helped Iraqis living in a remote region of Baghdad improve their water supply by installing a "... self-powered,
20 Jul 2009 - 11:51 by Local Press Report
Iraq, BAGHDAD (Awsat al-Iraq) — The World Bank has allocated $100 million USD for services projects in Baghdad, according to the Baghdad Mayoralty. "Discussions took place with the World Bank in the