Conflict

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  • 2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by TWD Staff LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights.  According to "Enemies of the State? How governments and business silence land and
  • 23 Jul 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A new report   from i nternational NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes  last year’s hospitalization of 118,000 and associated violent protests in Basra, Iraq, as  attributable to corruption and  mismanagement of access to safe drinking
  • 17 Jul 2019- 12:23 by Local Press Report MASHAD National Council of Resistance of Iran On Sunday, July 14, 2019, the residents of Hemat Abad, located in the suburbs of the 3rd district of Mashhad, northeast Iran, protested over the shortage of potable water and its low quality, which has led to
  • 30 Apr 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Baghdad, Iraq Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu is in Iraq this week to meet his Iraqi counterpart, Mohamed Alhakim, with water resources, border security and trade on the agenda. A two-day visit commenced in Baghadad April 28, and is set to
  • 8 Apr 2019- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Iran authorities have ordered the evacuation of more than 70 villages in the country's southwest province of Khuzestan in early April. At least 47 people have been reported killed in the worst rain in Iran in at least 10
  • 15 Mar 2019- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States Senate approved a War Powers Resolution this week to end United States invvolvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and caused widespread starvation. Attacks by the Saudi
  • 22 Jan 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi promised improvements in water and electricity services during a first visit to Basra January 19. The country’s southern province has seen sustained and deadly civil unrest since a water crisis last
  • 11 Sep 2018- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq The International Committee of the Red Cross said September 11 that drinking water could soon run even lower in the southern Iraq city of Basra. The main Wafa al-Qaed water treatment plant on the northern edge of Basra has been out of action
  • 6 Aug 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's southern Basra province region is suffering from a severe water crisis, with many blaming upstream dams in Turkey, Syria and Iran for shrinkage of Tigris and Euphrates riverflow. A shortage of seasonal rainfall and poor
  • 29 Jul 2018- 08:09 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Mehr News Agency The Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian on Saturday made the remark that institutionalizing fighting over water debate in Middle East could ignite massive wars that could burn the entire region. Ardakanian said that the ‘War
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Residents of the southern Iranian city of Borazjan blocked the main road leading into the city at the weekend as part of a protest over water shortages, state-run Iran Labor News Agency (ILNA) has reported.  “On Sunday morning, July 22,
  • 23 Jul 2018- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Info TEHRAN The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said that the total number of cholera fatalities in Yemen surpassed 2,300 within the past 13 months. “In spite of the progress made in responding to the cholera outbreak, the ailing health system and
  • 19 Jun 2018- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran's Foreign Ministry has criticized Israel for launching a Persian website to "assist people and farmers of Iran to recycle water", following Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's release last week of  a video in
  • 7 Jun 2018- 11:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ERBIL, Iraq The water crisis spreading  in southern and central provinces of Iraq and the counttry's Kurdistan Region has been blamed on dams built by Turkey and Iran slowing river flow. There are fears that up to seven million people will be
  • 16 May 2018- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Russian plans for construction of a $180 Million USD desalination project in Iran have been put on hold after the Russian construction company withdrew from the deal last week, citing the tightening of US sanctions against Iran.ComThe

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