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  • 3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by TWD Staff 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. Turkey and
  • 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
  • 11 Jun 2019- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIJMEGEN, Netherlands A letter on behalf of 30 international and African NGOs and activists has been sent to Standard Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation urging the lenders to reconsider their initial support for an oil development project in
  • 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
  • 23 Apr 2019- 11:57 by Local Press Report MOSUL RUDAW Engineers working at the site of Mosul Dam in northwest Iraq say the structure is not at risk of collapse despite recent heavy rain filling its reservoir to a 30-year high. Located 50 km north of the war-torn city of Mosul in Nineveh province,
  • 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 was recorded on the occasion of the release
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 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 drought continues to impact river flows. &quot
  • 7 Jun 2018- 11:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A US military contractor says that over 40,000 citizens of Mosul "will soon be able to get water again" from Al Dawassa, a city water treatment plant, crediting a US State Dpepartment Program. The contractor, Janus Global. said in
  • 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 that up to seven million people will be
  • 29 May 2018- 15:16 by OOSKAnews Info ERBIL, Iraq Iraq’s minister of water resources has warned of an impending water crisis because of low levels in the reservoir of Mosul Dam. A Kurdish official, however, said the Kurdistan Region is not facing a similar risk according to Kurdish media agency
  • 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
  • 12 Apr 2018- 11:44 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Resources Institute The World Resources Institute (WRI) looks beyond Cape Town's "Day Zero" crisis and examines certain indicators to get a sense of other countries' vulnerability to drought. WRI deploys a new &quot
  • 21 Feb 2018- 09:57 by Local Press Report ERBIL Rudy The Kurdistan Region’s groundwater levels have dramatically dropped, alarming the government, which is requesting help from international agencies. Artesian wells where once water could be extracted without pumps no longer contain water, Mohammed

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