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  1. Arab League Advocates Rights-Based Approach to Water and Sanitation

    21 May 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report BEIRUT The Arab Weekly Ensuring clean water and adequate sanitation for everyone in the Arab world was the focus of a meeting of Arab government officials and water, sanitation and health experts. Participants high ...

    Local Press Report - 05/21/2018 - 08:33

  2. Section Of Lebanon's Nahr al-Kalb River Turn Green

    7 May 2018- 05:43 by OOSKAnews Info BEIRUT, Lebanon At least one section of the Nahr al-Kalb river, which stretches across central Lebanon, appeared bright green on the morning of May 5, Environment Ministry sources have said (The Daily Star). While exact ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:28

  3. Lebanon Faces Major Water Deficit by 2035

    8 Mar 2018- 07:59 by Local Press Report BEIRUT An-Nahar As Lebanon comes to terms with sporadic power supplies and government corruption, another crisis is looming on the horizon- water shortages by 2035. According to a recent study conducted by Fransaban ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2018 - 07:59

  4. Russian Military Claims Kurds Are Flushing Euphrates Dams

    21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Al-Masdar Al-'Arabi Major General Igor Konashenkov, a Russian Ministry of Defence spokesman, has noted that the strongest ISIS counterattacks and artillery shelling against the Syrian Army bridgehead on ...

    Local Press Report - 09/21/2017 - 08:06

  5. Raqqa Water Supply Struck by Syria Coalition

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  6. Hope After Decades of Pollution in Lebanon’s Litani River

    30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Al Arabiya For decades, environmentalists and locals have grown increasingly concerned about levels of pollution in Lebanon’s longest river, the Litani. Over the last several months there have been small dev ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2016 - 10:13

  7. Lebanon Faces Water Shortages for Third Consecutive Year

    12 Jul 2016- 09:37 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star For the third consecutive year Lebanon has had less-than-average rainfall, likely leading to water shortages for many throughout the summer of 2016. Climate Scarcity Social Issues Beirut Lebanon ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2016 - 09:37

  8. Water Pipe Cut in North Lebanon Village Due to Political Dispute

    27 Jun 2016- 10:47 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Unknown assailants Saturday cut a main water pipe in a north Lebanon village, denying a neighboring town from its water supply over a dispute related to last month’s municipal elections Conflict I ...

    Local Press Report - 06/27/2016 - 10:47

  9. EU Launches $225 Million Worth of Projects to Support Syrian Refugees, Host Communities

    23 Jun 2016- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The EU Regional Trust Fund has launched $225.5 million USD worth of new projects to support Syrian refugees and their host communities in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. The funds include $186 mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2016 - 10:18

  10. South Lebanon Water Authority Employees Charged With Stealing Funds

    16 Jun 2016- 08:25 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star Lebanon's financial prosecutor charged two employees with defrauding the South Lebanon Water Authority, state media reported Tuesday. Corporate Risk Reputational Risk Beirut Lebanon South Leb ...

    Local Press Report - 06/16/2016 - 08:25

  11. New UNEP Report Warns of Rapid Pace of Environmental Deterioration

    23 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Environmental deterioration around the world is occurring at a faster pace than than previously thought, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) warned in a new report. Results from the la ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2016 - 10:53

  12. Bekaa Water Authority Workers Protest

    18 May 2016- 08:30 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Daily Star The Bekaa Water Authority contract workers Tuesday protested for the second day in a row outside the company's headquarters in east Lebanon to demand their full-time employment. Social Issues ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2016 - 08:30

  13. 55 Million in Middle East, North Africa in Need of Humanitarian Aid: UN Coordinators

    9 May 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Fifty-five million people in the Middle East and North Africa are in need of humanitarian assistance due to widespread violence, conflict and extremism in the region, eight United Nations humanitar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2016 - 11:49

  14. Corruption Impacts Basic Services in Middle East, North Africa: Transparency International

    4 May 2016- 12:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Fifty million people in the Middle East and North Africa-- nearly one-third of public service users-- have to pay bribes to access basic services including utility services, public schools, clin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 12:03

  15. US to Provide Another $155 Million for Humanitarian Aid to Iraqis

    11 Apr 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The United States will provide an additional $155 million USD in humanitarian assistance for displaced and conflict-affected Iraqis within Iraq and throughout the region, US Secretary of State Jo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/11/2016 - 10:36

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