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  • 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
  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA Global Water Conflict in Maps A new atlas by Guerrilla Cartography explores the importance of water in everything from ancient mythology to modern warfare. Maps in the world atlas come from artists, activists, academics, and other mapmakers. The
  • 1 Jun 2017- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States It is being reported that the Iraq government has delayed a decision on whether to renew contract with the US subsidiary of Italy's Trevi Group for urgent repairs to Iraq’s notorious Mosul Dam. Trevi won the $301 million
  • 31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report MOSUL Reuters Tens of thousands of civilians in parts of Mosul held by Islamic State are struggling to get food, water and medicine, the United Nations said, days into a new push by U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops to take the northern city. Up to 200,000
  • 18 Nov 2016- 01:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSUL, Iraq A multi-agency humanitarian convoy, led by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), reached the Iraqi city of Mosul this week for the first time in two years. The 14-vehicle convoy brought one month’s worth of emergency supplies,
  • 17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSUL, Iraq Children fleeing the latest wave of fighting around the Iraqi city of Mosul are dying of thirst or being killed by landmines, international humanitarian NGO Save the Children said last week. The organization’s field staff said "scores
  • 21 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The planned military operation in the Iraqi city of Mosul could lead to the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, affecting as many as 1.5 million civilians, according to Lise Grande, the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for
  • 10 May 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti was in Iraq on April 9th to discuss logistics for deploying 450 Italian troops to the Mosul Dam, to protect workers carrying out repair work on the structure. During the unannounced visit, Pinotti
  • 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
  • 15 Mar 2016- 09:02 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Reuters Italian engineers hired to help prevent a catastrophic collapse of Iraq's largest hydro-electric dam will need at least two months to assess the structure before starting major maintenance work. Mahdi Rasheed Mahdi said it might be six
  • 11 Mar 2016- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YOR, NY, United States US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power this week urged the international community to act collectively to repair the Mosul Dam in Iraq, which is in danger of collapsing. "While important steps have been taken
  • 9 Mar 2016- 08:22 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC CNS News Defeating ISIS isn't the only concern of U.S. military commanders in Iraq. The failure of a large dam in the city of Mosul looms as a potential catastrophe, the head of U.S. Central Command told Congress on Tuesday. "If the
  • 15 Feb 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq If Mosul Dam, the largest dam in Iraq, collapses, the city of Mosul could be drowned by a 12- to 15-meter high wave of water, and up to 500,000 people could be killed, an adviser to Prime Minister Haider al Abadi said last week. The
  • 11 Jan 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report MOSUL New York Times More than 16 months after Iraqi and Kurdish forces reclaimed Mosul Dam from Islamic State fighters, the structure faces a new threat: the danger that it may collapse because of insufficient maintenance, overwhelming major communities
  • 7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Islamic State militants this week launched an offensive in the Haditha district in Iraq’s Anbar province, and seized an area near the Haditha Dam, the country’s second largest. A US-led coalition is providing support to Iraqi forces to

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