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  • 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
  • 22 Aug 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRBIL, Iraq The United Nations refugee agency sent a cargo jet carrying 100 tons of emergency relief supplies to the city of Irbil in Iraq’s Kurdistan region on August 20th, as part of what  UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres called “the
  • 2 Jul 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The Syrian government this week signed an agreement with Russian construction company Story Trans Gas for an irrigation project along the Tigris River in the country’s drought-prone northeastern Hasakeh province. The Russian company will
  • 22 Apr 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey An ongoing nationwide drought has left water levels in Turkish reservoirs so low that electricity production at hydropower stations may have to be reduced, according to Energy Minister Taner Yildiz. This in turn could force the country to
  • 24 Jul 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium During a meeting in Brussels this week, European Union foreign ministers discussed the possibility of increased tensions over lack of access to water that could lead to instability in many regions of the world in the next 10 years. The