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  1. Iraq Seeks Turkey Action On Water Projects

    12 Jul 2019- 10:57 by Local Press Report ANKARA Hurryiyet Daily News Veysel Eroğlu, Turkey's special envoy to Iraq, on July 11 chaired a meeting to discuss an action plan to solve water related issues in Iraq. "Our President wants to improve rel ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:57

  2. Misuse Of Groundwater Resources Causes Turkey Sinkholes

    10 Jun 2019- 07:39 by Local Press Report KONYA Daily Sabah Uncontrolled and negligent use of groundwater threaten the Konya Plain in the eponymous central Turkish province, which is known as the "grain silo" of Turkey for its vast wheat fields. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2019 - 07:39

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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