Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

Displaying 1 - 15 of 98
  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guaranteed the rights of both parties was required.
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:06 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Sky News An ancient palace has emerged from an Iraqi reservoir after water levels dropped precipitously because of a drought. A lack of rain and the release of water through the Mosul Dam to relieve dry conditions has led to the Mittani Empire site
  • 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 commenced in Baghadad April 28, and is set to
  • 19 Apr 2018- 07:24 by Local Press Report Baghdad, Iraq Devdiscourse Talks between Exxon Mobil and Iraq on a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure contract have reached an impasse, Iraqi officials and two industry sources said, in a potential setback to the oil major's ambitions to expand in the
  • 2 Jun 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The Islamic State (IS) group shut down the Ramadi Barrage on the Euphrates River in Iraq's Anbar Province, a senior Iraqi military official said on June 2nd. Turkish news outlet Anadolu Agency quoted security adviser Brigadier General
  • 18 May 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Shiite militias were gathering outside the Iraqi city of Ramadi, in Anbar province, on May 18th in preparation for a counter-attack to take the city back from Islamic State (IS) militants, who captured it over the weekend. IS reportedly
  • 27 Apr 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The Iraqi army has launched a military operation to retake Tharthar Dam from Islamic State (IS) militants. The dam, located in western Anbar Province near Fallujah, controls the flow of water from lakes Tharthar and Habaniya into the
  • 16 Feb 2015- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraqi security forces, together with Shiite militias, on February 15th staved off an attack by Islamic State (IS) militants on Adhaim Dam on the Euphrates River, just north of Baghdad. The dam is located in the eastern province of Diyala,
  • 18 Nov 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraqi government forces, joined by fighters from the Shia Badr Brigades, this week regained control of one of the country’s largest dams, Adhaim Dam in the northeast, from Islamic State (IS) militants. “Thanks to the mujahedeen of the army
  • 3 Nov 2014- 10:32 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Platts As delays to Iraq's critical water supply facility project continue, international oil companies operating in the south are seeking to pushing ahead with their own water injection facilities to meet production targets. Malaysia's
  • 27 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian companies are currently carrying out 31 water and energy projects worth more than $1.3 billion USD in neighboring Iraq, an Iranian Energy Ministry official said last week. Speaking after an October 23rd meeting with Iraqi Minister
  • 23 Oct 2014- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraqi forces, with help from US-led airstrikes, have once again held off an assault by Islamic State (IS) militants on the strategic Mosul Dam, the country’s largest hydropower facility, located on the Tigris River in Nineveh Province, the
  • 20 Oct 2014- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq US airstrikes carried out over the weekend in Iraq's Anbar province detroyed a berm located near the Fallujah Dam, allowing water to once again flow freely to downstream communities, the US military said. The Wall Street Journal
  • 8 Oct 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq New fighting has been reported this week between Islamic State militants and Iraqi forces near Iraq's strategic Haditha Dam. At the beginning of last month, Iraqi forces, with the help of US airstrikes, were able to take back a wide