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  1. Turkey Opposition Claims Istanbul Dam Can't Hold Water

    1 Nov 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Ahval A $270 Million USD dam built to provide water to Turkey’s biggest city, Istanbul, cannot be filled four years after construction started due to cracks that mean it does not hold water. The project has ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2018 - 09:47

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Iraq Farmers Banned From Planting Water-intensive Crops As Drought Continues. Turkey's Tigris Dam Program Blamed. Kurd Farmers Set To Ignore Prohibition.

    19 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The government of Iraq has instructed farmers not to plant rice and other water-intensive crops such as white corn, yellow corn, sesame, sun flower, mung beans and cotton as the country's dr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  5. Turkey, Iraq To Discuss Tigris River Flow in November

    9 Jun 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah At a meeting between Turkish and Iraqi authorities on May 15, Ankara and Baghdad agreed to keep the natural water flow from the River Tigris into Iraq from June 1 to Nov. 1. Water levels of the ...

    Local Press Report - 06/09/2018 - 11:26

  6. Iraq Water Crisis Blamed On Dams Built By Turkey, Iran

    7 Jun 2018- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ERBIL, Iraq The water crisis spreading  in southern and central provinces of Iraq and the counttry's Kurdistan Region has been blamed on dams built by Turkey and Iran slowing river flow. There are fears th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  7. Istanbul: Massive New Canal May Be a Fresh Water and Environmental Disaster

    30 Mar 2018- 11:58 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL National Geographic On a bluff overlooking the Sazlıdere Dam just west of Istanbul, the farmers, fishermen, and shepherds have watched the forests covering the hilltops surrounding their hamlet be rapidly ...

    Local Press Report - 03/30/2018 - 11:58

  8. Turkish Wetlands Disappearing

    26 Mar 2018- 07:00 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Ahval Turkey has lost around half its wetlands in the last 40 years says Turkey’s Society for the Preservation of Nature. Turkey has 14 sites designated as wetlands of international importance, including K ...

    Local Press Report - 03/26/2018 - 07:00

  9. Millennium Dam Escalation: Sudan and Ethiopia Deploy Military Forces

    19 Jan 2018- 07:30 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah Sudan and Ethiopia agreed recently to deploy joint military forces to secure their borders amid the "Blue Nile" dam row, with deployment of military forces in the Blue Nile province i ...

    Local Press Report - 01/19/2018 - 07:30

  10. No Water Problem in Turkey, Minister Tells African Guests

    26 Oct 2017- 10:39 by Local Press Report ANKARA Anadolu Agency Turkey no longer suffers from any water problems, according to Veysel Eroglu, the Turkish Forestry and Water Minister on Wednesday. He added that Turkey had delivered water to more than 1.8 mi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2017 - 10:39

  11. USA Roundup: Water Conflict Mapped, Risks in Iraq and Pakistan, Trump Administration: "Don’t Mention Climate Change”, 63 Million Americans Exposed to Unsafe Water, California Tunnels, Nestle, a Random Dogs Story and More

    18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA Global Water Conflict in Maps A new atlas by Guerrilla Cartography explores the importance of water in everything from ancient mythology to modern warfare. Maps in the world atlas come from artists, activ ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 08/18/2017 - 13:08

  12. UN – Syria Water Crisis Continues

    25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Jan 23rd called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, noting that they have not re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  13. Turkey Drought Brings Big Grain Losses

    14 Nov 2016- 12:33 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL World Grain One of the driest seasons for agricultural production in recent years has Turkey facing a potential huge loss in grain production in November and December. Climate Food Security Scarcity Social ...

    Local Press Report - 11/14/2016 - 12:33

  14. Mexico Gets Water Purifiers, Computers from Turkey

    3 Oct 2016- 09:59 by Local Press Report ISTANBUL Daily Sabah The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) donated computers and water purifiers to native communities in Mexico in the latest international project by the state-run institution. The ...

    Local Press Report - 10/03/2016 - 09:59

  15. Thousands of Dead Fish Wash Ashore in Turkey’s South

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report MERSIN Hurriyet Daily News Hundreds of thousands of dead fish washed ashore in the Tarsus district of the southern Mersin province earlier this week, reportedly due to contamination from a malfunctioning wastewater ...

    Local Press Report - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

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