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  1. Iraq Drought Reveals Ancient Palace

    3 Jul 2019- 12:06 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Sky News An ancient palace has emerged from an Iraqi reservoir after water levels dropped precipitously because of a drought. A lack of rain and the release of water through the Mosul Dam to relieve dry cond ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:06

  2. Geneva Water Hub "Water Talks": Dam Challenges In The Euphrates-Tigris Basin

    9 Jun 2019- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Transboundary water relations in the Euphrates-Tigris basin have been marked with political confrontations among the riparian states, namely Turkey, Syria and Iraq, mainly due to uncoordinat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2019 - 06:52

  3. Iraq, Turkey Foreign Ministers Commit To Water Talks

    30 Apr 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Iraq this week to meet his Iraqi counterpart, Mohamed Alhakim, with water resources, border security and trade on the agenda. A two-day visit commen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2019 - 10:04

  4. Water Availability Is Major Constraint On Expansion Of Iraq Oil Production

    30 Apr 2019- 06:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new assessment from the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Iraq’s energy sector indicates that the country's recent oil boom faces existential challenges that will hamper continued growt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/30/2019 - 06:45

  5. Blue Peace Bulletin: "Water and Violence: Mali"

    28 Apr 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, INDIA Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 07:37

  6. Engineers Offer Reassurance RE Mosul Dam Structural Integrity

    23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report MOSUL RUDAW Engineers working at the site of Mosul Dam in northwest Iraq say the structure is not at risk of collapse despite recent heavy rain filling its reservoir to a 30-year high. Located 50 km north of the wa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/23/2019 - 11:57

  7. Iran Minister Ascribes Deadly Floods To Climate Change

    27 Mar 2019- 06:21 by Local Press Report ERBIL Rudaw In Iran, at least 19 people have died and 119 were injured in “unprecedented” floods in the country that has been under chronic drought. Most of the deaths occurred in Shiraz when rushing water swept do ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2019 - 06:21

  8. The Water Diplomat Talks- Jayantika Kutty, Strategic Foresight Group- Researchers Document 51 Attacks On Middle East Water Infrastructure Since 2012

    21 Mar 2019- 08:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:41

  9. Water Pollution Remains Life Threatening In Iraq's Basra Province

    8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report BASRA Rudaw Water pollution continues to threaten the lives of residents of the Iraqi province of Basra. Ahmed Hilal, an environmental activist, described the situation as “an actual ecological disaster” in areas of ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2019 - 06:59

  10. US Intelligence Community Warns Of Climate Change Threats

    3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2019 - 09:04

  11. 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

  12. Blaming The Rain For Iraq's Corruption

    24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The Arab Weekly The latest scam has Iraq’s parliament investigating how $6 million worth of local currency stored in a public bank were damaged by heavy rains. Reputational Risk Social Issues Baghdad Asia I ...

    Local Press Report - 11/24/2018 - 12:22

  13. Authorities Release Findings On Euphrates Contamination Responsible For Fish Deaths

    21 Nov 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2018 - 12:03

  14. Multiple Fish Deaths Reported As Iraq Water Crisis Continues.

    8 Nov 2018- 12:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Multiple fish deaths have been reported in the Euphrates River, hitting the livelihoods of fish farmers in Iraq as the country continues to struggle with a water contamination crisis.   Thousands ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2018 - 12:24

  15. Basra Water Pollution Hits Carp Stocks

    6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD The New Arab Iraqi fish farmers south of Baghdad have been left reeling after finding thousands of dead carp mysteriously floating in their cages or washed up on the banks of the Euphrates. Major water pollu ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:16

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