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  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report KABUL The Diplomat From the Mayan Empire to modern-day Syria and Yemen, water insecurity has been a predominant cause of social distress, conflict, and crisis. Studies show that there is a 75 to 95 percent probability of water wars in the next 50 to 100
  • 20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Academics warn that a dam newly approved for southern Nakhon Si Thammarat province will intensify conflicts between citizens and the authorities and destroy a bountiful forest ecosystem, while bringing no substantial benefit in terms of
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pipeline is to go through farmland own by
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report RAMALLAH Middle East Monitor Head of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) Mazen Ghonim said yesterday that the Palestinian water crisis will end only when the Israeli occupation does. During the opening of a new water project, Ghoneim stressed that the
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAGLIARI, Italy Italian anti-terrorism police have arrested a Palestinian man in Sardinia with links to the Islamic State group on suspicion that he was planning to poison water supply with ricin and anthrax in a terror plot. The police, after having
  • 4 Dec 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tegucigalpa, Honduras A court in Honduras has found seven men guilty of the murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Caceres who was shot dead in her home by gunmen in 2016 after receiving death threats for her opposition to the Aqua Zarca hydro
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner A UN human rights expert has called for urgent action by the Government of Ecuador to protect the rights of indigenous peoples as a surge in demand for extractive resources and new development
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Niamey, Niger Armed men, reportedly members of jihadist insurgent group Noko Haram, killed eight people November 21 in an attack on French drilling company Foraco's deep water well site in southeastern Niger. "Last night at 2 a.m. local time,
  • 26 Nov 2018- 08:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, United States The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is planning to permanently close its mission in the West Bank and Gaza in early 2019 in a move certain to exacerbate an ongoing water crisis in the region. Israeli
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Bangalore Mirror Delivering the 12th New India Foundation lecture, Prof Sunil Amrith said water wars are not inevitable. With experts predicting that water and not oil will determine India’s future, Prof Amrith added that water can lead to both
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report MUMBAI The Week Issues of unequal distribution, lack of planning, political interference and growing demand for water were giving rise to disputes among the different regions of Maharashtra, according to experts on the subject. Maharashtra received
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report TAIZ Middle East Eye With expensive fuel prices and damaged infrastructure, more than 12 million Yemenis are currently without access to clean water, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. In urban areas, many Yemenis now
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Authorities from Angola and Namibia this week inaugurated the Calueque-Oshakati cross-border water supply project, distributing water resources from the shared Cunene River. The project involves the rehabilitation and upgrading of
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:47 by OOSKAnews Info AMMAN, Jordan A delegation from Jordan visited the Sea of Galilee, also known as Lake Kinneret, November 19 to request an increase in the amount of water Israel allocates to Jordan. Drought, and pressure on water resources associated with an influx of hundreds

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