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  • 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
  • 31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Landslides that followed heavy rains in the Peruvian capital last week left at least nine people dead and four missing, and  led to water restrictions in 32 districts in Lima and Callao. The rains-- the heaviest in 80 years-- also caused
  • 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
  • 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