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  • 13 Jun 2018- 12:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Saudi-led Arab coalition forces were behind a June 11 airstrike that hit a newly constructed Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) cholera treatment center (CTC) in Abs, Yemen. The facility was empty at the time
  • 13 Jun 2018- 09:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tel Aviv, Israel Israel’s Cabinet approved, June 9, a $30 Million USD initiative to replenish water levels in the Sea of Galilee (also known as Lake Kinneret) with desalinated water. By 2022, the country will pump up to 100 million cubic meters of
  • 11 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan's Foreign Office has said the matter of river waters is as important to it as a jugular vein, but that the country wants to resolve all issues with India through dialog Addressing a weekly news briefing June 7, Foreign
  • 11 Jun 2018- 07:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DONETSK, Ukraine The Ukraine State Emergency Service has reported resumption of water supply to residents after operations at the beleagured Donetsk water filtration system came back online after conflict had once again forced a shutdown of the facility
  • 7 Jun 2018- 11:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq A US military contractor says that over 40,000 citizens of Mosul "will soon be able to get water again" from Al Dawassa, a city water treatment plant, crediting a US State Dpepartment Program. The contractor, Janus Global. said 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
  • 7 Jun 2018- 06:31 by OOSKAnews Info MYSURU, India The first-ever scientific study in India of small hydro-power projects (SHPs) has revealed that despite their being promoted as generating clean energy, facilities have a significant ecological impact and there is a correlation between the rise in
  • 4 Jun 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tripoli, Libya "Unprecedented levels of fighting" last week forced closure of the Derna, Libya, desalination plant. The port city of Derna, in the east of the country, is facing severe water, food and medicine shortages, and electricity and
  • 31 May 2018- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel A Minister of the government of Israel has called on the country to abrogate responsibility for supply of water and electricity to the Gaza Strip in the midst of a humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian enclave. Media reported May 30
  • 29 May 2018- 15:16 by OOSKAnews Info ERBIL, Iraq Iraq’s minister of water resources has warned of an impending water crisis because of low levels in the reservoir of Mosul Dam. A Kurdish official, however, said the Kurdistan Region is not facing a similar risk according to Kurdish media agency
  • 29 May 2018- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington, DC The World Bank has denied Pakistan’s demands for a court of arbitration to resolve the country’s dispute over India’s upstream Kishanganga Hydroelectric Dam project. Following a meeting in Washington DC last week, instigated by the
  • 29 May 2018- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian officials have ordered permanent closure of the Sterlite copper smelting plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, after police killed 13 people in recent protests against water pollution caused by the smelter and ancillary activities. &quot
  • 29 May 2018- 08:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan Drought is affecting two-thirds of provinces across Afghanistan with more than two million people expected to become severely food insecure and in need of humanitarian assistance, according to a report issued May 28 by the United
  • 21 May 2018- 08:33 by Local Press Report BEIRUT The Arab Weekly Ensuring clean water and adequate sanitation for everyone in the Arab world was the focus of a meeting of Arab government officials and water, sanitation and health experts. Participants highlighted the importance of pursuing the Arab
  • 21 May 2018- 05:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Malik Sohail, Chairman of Coordination of the Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has said that conflicts over the construction of large dams in the country has wasted a lot of national resources, and that there should

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