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  • 18 Jun 2015- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon International relief agency Oxfam aims to double the number of people in war-torn Syria to whom it is providing water and hygiene products to 3 million in the next year. Following meetings with Syrian officials in Damascus on June 16th,
  • 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
  • 15 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria Syrian opposition forces have targeted water pumping stations throughout the city of Aleppo in an attempt to stop water supplies from reaching government-controlled areas, the Syrian government said this week. The city is currently divided
  • 5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria The Syrian Army destroyed the main water supply pipeline for Aleppo, the largest city in the country, during an air offensive over the weekend, Turkish press reported. The attack caused significant damage both to the water supply network