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  1. US Senate Votes To End Support For Saudi-led War In Yemen

    15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/15/2019 - 13:50

  2. Iran Bans News On Water Crisis

    5 Mar 2019- 09:17 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Islamic State of Iran Crime Research Center A member of the Iranian Parliament (Majles) has disclosed that the country’s Supreme National Security Council has banned the publication of news reports about wate ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2019 - 09:17

  3. Iran: Islamic Revolution Guards Corps And Energy Ministry Partner In Cloud Seeding Initiative

    4 Mar 2019- 08:18 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tasnim News Agency Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian said his organization has come up with a joint plan with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) to carry out cloud seeding projects across the cou ...

    Local Press Report - 03/04/2019 - 08:18

  4. Iraq PM Visits Basra, Promises Improved Water Services In Strife-Torn Province

    22 Jan 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi promised improvements in water and electricity services during a first visit to Basra January 19. The country’s southern province has seen sustained and d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2019 - 06:40

  5. Is Caspian Water Transfer The Solution To Iran Drought?

    15 Jan 2019- 07:14 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Tehran Times Over the past few years Iran has faced recurrent drought spells and low precipitation and the value of water has become more tangible, according to Parvin Farshchi deputy director of the DOE for ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2019 - 07:14

  6. Groundwater Extraction, Dam Construction, Droughts Causing Tehran To Sink

    12 Dec 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Info POTSDAM, Germany Scientists have reported that between 2003 and 2017 three areas in the Tehran region of Iran sank sometimes more than 25 centimeters per year, and several meters in total. Two researchers from GFZ GeoF ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/12/2018 - 10:36

  7. Iran Charges Five Environmentalists With Capital Offenses

    28 Oct 2018- 06:45 by Local Press Report TEHRAN The Guardian Five environmentalists have been charged in Iran with national security crimes punishable by death, in a development the UN environment head said was deeply troubling. The activists from the Per ...

    Local Press Report - 10/28/2018 - 06:45

  8. Iraq To Benefit From Increased Water Supply From Turkey, Suffer From Cuts In Supply From Iran

    12 Oct 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to increase water supplies to Iraq according to an October 10 announcement by Iraq parliament speaker Mohammed Al Halbousi. The move comes on th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2018 - 09:24

  9. Scarcity, Climate Change Hit Iran Pistachio Production

    18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report Kerman Eghtesad Online Pistachio farmers in Kerman Province have incurred losses of 30 trillion rials ($227 million) so far in the current Iranian year (started March 21) due to a drastic decline in production, the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2018 - 08:07

  10. Iraq: Basra Crisis Worsens As Iran Consulate Attacked, Power Outages Hit

    11 Sep 2018- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq The International Committee of the Red Cross said September 11 that drinking water could soon run even lower in the southern Iraq city of Basra. The main Wafa al-Qaed water treatment plant on the n ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2018 - 08:35

  11. More China Investment In Iran Dam Program

    19 Aug 2018- 09:18 by Local Press Report MAKU Eghtesad Online Gholamreza Soleimani, CEO of Maku Free Zone, announced on Thursday that "the Badowli and Showt dams will be constructed based on an engineering, procurement, construction and financing [EP ...

    Local Press Report - 08/19/2018 - 09:18

  12. India Support For New Afghanistan Dam Likely To Upset Pakistan

    13 Aug 2018- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan India agreed last week to assist in building a new dam in Afghanistan, in a move that is likely to provoke protest from Pakistan over sharing of water resources. India’s support to the Afgha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 11:09

  13. New Desal Plant In Northern Iran

    6 Aug 2018- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Info TEHRAN, Iran A desal plant, with a capacity of treating 10,000 cubic meters of saltwater daily, has been launched in Bandar Torkaman in the west of Golestan Province, Iran, serving 17,000 consumers. “The private sector ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/06/2018 - 08:24

  14. Iraq, Iran To Cooperate On Shatt Al-Arab Dam To Address Scarcity?

    6 Aug 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's southern Basra province region is suffering from a severe water crisis, with many blaming upstream dams in Turkey, Syria and Iran for shrinkage of Tigris and Euphrates riverflow. A sho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2018 - 09:36

  15. Iran Minister Warns Of Massive Water Wars, Blames Israel

    29 Jul 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Mehr News Agency The Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian on Saturday made the remark that institutionalizing fighting over water debate in Middle East could ignite massive wars that could burn the ent ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2018 - 08:09

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