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  • 16 Oct 2019- 05:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria The World Health Organization (WHO) is gravely concerned about the humanitarian health situation in northeast Syria, where up to 200,000 people have been displaced as a result of increased military operations since 9 October, and almost
  • 4 Jun 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon The Turkish government recently stopped the downstream flow of water in the Euphrates River, putting Syrian and Iraqi water supplies at risk, according to Lebanese-based news reports. The Turkish government had been gradually reducing
  • 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
  • 11 Jul 2011- 12:31 by Local Press Report HAMA The Financial Times Power and water supplies were cut in the city of Hama as part of a crackdown on protests there.  The cuts affected hospitals, according to local coordination committees organizing protests against the regime of President Bashar al
  • 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
  • 7 Sep 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent turkey, ANKARA Turkish, Iraqi and Syrian ministers held another meeting in Ankara on September 3 to discuss regional water issues, the Iraqi Water Resources Ministry said. Minister of Water Resources Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid headed the Iraqi committee.