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  1. ISIS/Daesh Uses Water as a Weapon

    14 Dec 2016- 11:06 by Local Press Report IRBIL CNN At least half a million people caught in the crossfire inside the Iraqi city of Mosul now have no access to running water, according to a United Nations statement yesterday. One of three major water ...

    Local Press Report - 12/22/2016 - 10:19

  2. Humanitarian Convoy Reaches Mosul

    18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSUL, Iraq A multi-agency humanitarian convoy, led by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), reached the Iraqi city of Mosul this week for the first time in two years. The 14-vehicle convoy brought one ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 01:37

  3. Protechnique Wins Work on $80m Water Project

    16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by Local Press Report BASRA Construction Week Online Iraq’s Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works (MMPW) has appointed Protechnique as the main contractor for the $80m Basra Water Pumping Station, P2R. Innovation, Infrastructure ...

    Local Press Report - 11/16/2016 - 04:08

  4. Agency Provides Life-Saving Water to IDPs in Fallujah District

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report FALLUJAH Relief Web Since September, the French Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) has been providing an average of 20-25L of life-saving water per day to 26,930 conflict-affected, internally ...

    Local Press Report - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  5. UNICEF Reaches Mosul Area with Water

    21 Oct 2016- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The United Nations Internation Childrens Fund (UNICEF) has this week reached Al Houd, south of Mosul, and delivered clean water to people affected by the conflict in the region. “This means that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2016 - 08:53

  6. Iraqi Children Dying of Thirst in Mosul Corridor

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSUL, Iraq Children fleeing the latest wave of fighting around the Iraqi city of Mosul are dying of thirst or being killed by landmines, international humanitarian NGO Save the Children said last week. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  7. Can Iraq Reach Dam Agreement with Turkey to Protect Marshes?

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Al-Monitor Severe drought is affecting agricultural lands across Iraq because of the low levels of river water. Iraqi officials have raised the alarm on the negative impact of the Turkish Ilisu Dam on the ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  8. Turkish Dam Construction Threatens Kurdistan Agriculture

    19 Sep 2016- 08:57 by Local Press Report ZAKHO Rudaw The construction of eight large and middle size dams on two rivers in Turkey will likely have a long-term impact on the environment in the neighbouring Kurdistan Region. Access Ecosystems Environment ...

    Local Press Report - 09/19/2016 - 08:57

  9. Iraq MPs Approve New Water Resources Minister

    16 Aug 2016- 07:05 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Al Arabiya Iraq’s parliament on Monday approved five new ministers after months of delay and repeated setbacks to Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s efforts to replace the cabinet. Lawmakers signed off on ...

    Local Press Report - 08/16/2016 - 07:05

  10. UNDP to Fund Dukan River Project in Iraq's Sulaimaniyah Province

    9 Aug 2016- 09:28 by Local Press Report SULAIMANIYAH Iraq Oil Report The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Iraq has officially endorsed a project aimed at ending water problems in Sulaimani (Sulaimaniyah) province. Access Development Aid ...

    Local Press Report - 08/09/2016 - 09:29

  11. Islamic State Accused of Poisoning Water at Turkish Military Base

    2 Aug 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report IRBIL Rudaw At least 60 Turkish soldiers and 20 Sunni militiamen have reportedly been poisoned at a military base near the town of Bashiqa north of Mosul, according to a local Kurdish official, who said that the ...

    Local Press Report - 08/02/2016 - 08:50

  12. Military Operation in Mosul Could Create World’s Biggest Humanitarian Crisis: UN

    21 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The planned military operation in the Iraqi city of Mosul could lead to the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, affecting as many as 1.5 million civilians, according to Lise Grande, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2016 - 10:11

  13. Iraqi Prime Minister Accepts Resignation of Water Minister, Six Others

    21 Jul 2016- 08:56 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Asharq Al-Awsat After months of procrastinating and political disputes that almost caused a paralysis in the governmental, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has accepted the resignations of ministers of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/21/2016 - 08:56

  14. Pledging Conference Seeks $2 Billion in Assistance for Iraq

    19 Jul 2016- 11:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The United States on July 20th will host a donor conference in Washington that aims to secure at least $2 billion USD worth of assistance for Iraq. Twenty-four countries will take ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/19/2016 - 11:39

  15. UNESCO Recognizes Iraq’s Al Ahwar Marshes

    18 Jul 2016- 09:29 by Local Press Report IRBIL Rudaw Iraq’s al-Ahwar marshes, which were once drained by Saddam Hussein, have been added to the World Heritage List by the UN’s culture agency UNESCO. The marshes are located south of Qurna, where the Tigris ...

    Local Press Report - 07/18/2016 - 09:29

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