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  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS The National The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned on the side
  • 25 Oct 2018- 11:08 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Foreign Policy Magazine Biological warfare is generally understood as the deliberate wartime introduction of a lethal pathogen with the intent to kill or maim. Syria under President Bashar al-Assad is pursuing a sinister variation—one with long and
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Sputnik News Daesh terrorist group militants again blocked access for Syrian Aleppo residents to drinking water from the Al-Khafsa water treatment facility, the province's governor, Hussein Diyab, said Wednesday. Access Conflict Disasters Food
  • 30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The Syrian army has regained control of the Ain el-Fijeh spring and pumping facility under a deal struck with rebel forces involving an agreement for withdrawal. It is hoped that supply to 5.5 million city residents can be restored
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY, United States The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Jan 23rd called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir ez-Zor, noting that they have not received regular humanitarian aid for more
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS The Syrian army and allied militia clashed with rebels near Damascus on Sunday, threatening to disrupt planned repairs to a pumping station that supplies most of the capital's water, a war monitor said. The governor of the Damascus
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS Press TV reports that the United Nations has warned that water shortage poses a serious threat to children in the Syrian capital of Damascus as a consequence of the recent cuts by the Damascus Water Authority. “There is a major concern about
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The Middle East Eye reports that air strikes escalated on Sunday in a rebel-held valley near Damascus containing the Syrian capital's main water supply, a day after rebels and the government failed to agree a plan to repair the
  • 2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS The Quint For the women living in war-ravaged Syria, their menstrual period has become something they dread. Without sanitary pads or even clean water, women go through the painful ordeal, and suffer from diseases linked to their reproductive organs.
  • 9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Seventy-three NGOs and aid groups have suspended co-operation with the United Nations (UN) in Syria citing concerns that the regime of Bashar al-Assad has gained “significant and substantial” influence over humanitarian relief
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling for immediate access to deliver urgently needed nutritional supplements, clean water, medicines, and health supplies to thousands of people forced to flee the Syrian city of Aleppo in
  • 28 Jul 2016- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland More than 300,000 civilians in Aleppo and an 60,000 in the Manbij area have been cut off from aid over the last three weeks, a group of 24 international relief organizations warned in a joint statement this week. The groups called on
  • 22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria Heavy and indiscriminate shelling around the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo is killing “dozens of civilians” every day and repeatedly hitting vital infrastructure, including water systems, hospitals, public buildings and homes,
  • 20 Jul 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sent a letter to his Tajik counterpart, Kohir Rasulzoda, reiterating his country’s opposition to Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The letter came after Tajik President Imomali