Social Issues

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  • 17 Jul 2015- 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALEPPO, Syria The northern Syrian city of Aleppo, where residents of several districts have been without water supply for three weeks, is facing a humanitarian disaster, according to UK-based watchdog group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)
  • Rebels took control of Syria’s biggest hydropower dam last week, according to insurgents in the country and abroad. The seizing of the Taqba Dam, located near the town of Thawra, some 150 kilometers southeast of Aleppo, was also seen in some videos uploaded to the Internet, the authenticity of which could not immediately be verified.
  • 16 Apr 2012- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Turkey and three other nations in one of the world’s most conflict-prone regions have agreed to form a high-level group to cooperate on managing their increasingly threatened water supplies. Representatives of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and
  • 28 Nov 2011- 12:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Latin American Parliament, along with the Venezuelan Ministry of Environment (MINAMB), took on the issue of water from a new geo-political perspective during the international forum on the “Human Right to Water that Unites Us,”
  • 14 Mar 2011- 15:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, SULAYMANIYAH   Plagued by drought, internal conflict and transboundary competition, Iraq is facing the rapid deterioration in water supply and quality so severe that the future of the fertile farming region between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers