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  • 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 part in the conference, which is co-hosted
  • 23 Mar 2016- 08:16 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Reuters On Jan. 21, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iraq's prime minister in Davos, Switzerland, and handed him a personal note from President Barack Obama pleading for urgent action. Obama's confidential message to
  • 7 Oct 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRBIL, Iraq The United Kingdom has announced an additional $30 million USD to support humanitarian relief in Iraq. The funds will be used to provide sanitation, clean water and shelter for 8 million Iraqis, including 3.2 million internally displaced
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Washington-based global research organization the World Resources Institute (WRI), in partnership with four Dutch research organizations, last week launched a new global water risk assessment tool that measures river flood
  • 29 Aug 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are again battling militants from the Islamic State (IS) group in the region near Iraq’s Mosul Dam. According to news network CNN, IS-- which is also known as ISIS or ISIL-- has posted a video that it claims
  • 26 Feb 2014- 10:11 by Local Press Report IRBIL Rudaw Amid an Erbil-Baghdad oil war, the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is reportedly ignoring a request by Baghdad to increase water flow to irrigate agricultural areas in the center and south of the country. The head of the Hawija
  • 8 Jul 2013- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Over-extraction of groundwater is causing wells to dry up and water tables to fall so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the United States that global food supplies are seriously at risk, according to
  • 13 Oct 2008- 20:58 by Local Press Report IRBIL, SOUTH KOREA Kurdish Globe (Iraq) Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government has signed an agreement with the Korean National Oil Company late last month, under which the oil company will acquire the rights to explore and
  • 13 Oct 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report IRBIL Kurdish Globe (Iraq) Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government has signed an agreement with the Korean National Oil Company late last month, under which the oil company will acquire the rights to explore and drill on
  • 4 Mar 2007- 20:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRBIL, Iraq — Iraq's northern regions are bustling with commerce and looking to the future with dozens of water projects planned for this year alone. The local Kurdish governments here have announced 31 projects to build new water plants and extend