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  • 28 Oct 2015- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) this week reported a suspected case of cholera in northern Syria. The victim, a 5-year-old boy in rural Aleppo, died before infection could be confirmed, according to WHO spokesperson Christian
  • 9 Jul 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria Water levels in Lake Assad, Syria’s largest reservoir and a source of drinking and irrigation water for some 5 million people, has dropped by a record 6 meters, and levels are currently so low that pumps used to transport water to the east
  • 4 Jun 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The Turkish government recently stopped the downstream flow of water in the Euphrates River, putting Syrian and Iraqi water supplies at risk, according to Lebanese-based news reports. The Turkish government had been gradually reducing
  • 19 May 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The deliberate sabotage of the water supply network in the Syrian city of Aleppo by rebel forces is a “clear breach” of international law, according to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. At least 2.5 million of the