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  1. Water Scarcity Impact Of Internal Displacement In Iraq

    3 Mar 2020- 09:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerand New research from the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC) released  27 February has examined the impact of water scarcity as a contributing factor to internal displacement in south ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2020 - 09:26

  2. Water Scarcity And Conflict Are Drivers Of Iraq Migration Patterns

    27 Dec 2019- 10:27 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq While human migration in northern Iraq is often driven by conflict, in the south of the country it is more often linked to livelihood factors such as water scarcity and the loss of arable land acco ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  3. Water Diplomacy Talks-- Charles Iceland, World Resources Institute

    19 Dec 2019- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Charles Iceland, Director of Global and National Water Initiatives, World Resources Institute (WRI) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Tal ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/30/2019 - 10:02

  4. Water Protests Contribute To Fall Of Iraq PM

    1 Dec 2019- 11:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi submitted his resignation to the country’s parliament 1 December, as protests continued across the country about unemployment, provision of clean water and cor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:24

  5. 15 Additional Nations From Africa, The Middle-East, Asia, Latin America Show Interest In Joining UNECE Water Convention

    20 Nov 2019- 11:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has announced that an additional 15 countries have expressed interest in joining the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transbou ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:27

  6. 40 Dead As Iraq Police Fire On Protesters Demanding "Jobs, Water, Safety"

    27 Oct 2019- 09:17 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD SBS News At least 40 protesters have been killed in Iraq after security forces used tear gas and an Iranian-backed militia opened fire to try to quell renewed demonstrations against corruption and economic ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:14

  7. "Water Diplomacy Talks": "Water And Violence: The Euphrates"

    20 Aug 2019- 12:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" au ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 08:15

  8. Kurdistan To Invest In Water Deployment For Agriculture

    13 Aug 2019- 04:47 by Local Press Report ERBIL An official from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced new efforts aimed at jumpstarting the local agriculture sector to transform it into a primary source of economic revenue alongside the oil an ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 05:04

  9. Iraq, Turkey Meet On Dams, Shared Water Resource Imperatives

    3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guarantee ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:37

  10. US Iran Sanctions Damage Iraq Water Resources?

    26 Jul 2019- 11:04 by Local Press Report BAGDHAD Eurasia Review While Iraq enjoys some waiver from the US-led sactions on Iran projects (such as electric power), the negative impact that sanctions on Iran have on Iraq’s water resources remains underexplor ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2019 - 12:35

  11. Basra Health Crisis, Unrest Was Attributable To Lack Of Safe Water

    23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/23/2019 - 11:02

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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