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  • 4 Mar 2016- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The recent drought in the eastern Mediterranean region, which affected Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, and Turkey, is likely the worst in the past 900 years, according to a new study by
  • 13 Jan 2016- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations this week appealed to member states for $7.73 billion USD in new funding to help 22.5 million Syrians and other people in the region affected by Syria’s ongoing civil war. The appeal includes $4.55 billion
  • 9 Mar 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK CITY, NY, United States The severe drought Syria faced from 2006 to 2010, which was likely the result of manmade climate change, may have helped spark the nation’s 2011 uprising, according to a new report from the Earth Institute at Columbia
  • 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
  • Palestinian media this week reported new cases of Israeli settlers and the Government of Israel destroying Palestinian water wells and agricultural lands.
  • 30 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Israel, JERUSALEM The failure of Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority to agree on rehabilitating the heavily polluted lower Jordan River basin has led international investors to turn to a non-governmental organization (NGO). Trilateral
  • 31 Jan 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel is considering disconnecting the Gaza Strip from its water and power supplies, a move likely to exacerbate water scarcity in the area in the coming months. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French Foreign Minister