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  1. Reinforcing Afghanistan Water Diplomacy

    27 Dec 2019- 07:15 by Local Press Report KABUL MENAFN Afghanistan has many natural resources, especially in terms of water and mines, but they haven't been tapped effectively so far. Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran have a long history of conflict ove ...

    Local Press Report - 12/30/2019 - 08:30

  2. Afghanistan-Iran: Tension Continues

    14 Jul 2017- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Afghanistan’s Ministry of Energy and Water last week said it is working hard to implement plans to build “at least 20” large and medium-sized dams in the country, in the latest charged chapter of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2017 - 11:26

  3. Afghanistan Plans To Build At Least 20 More Dams

    10 Jul 2017- 11:49 by Local Press Report KABUL TOLO News The Ministry of Energy and Water (MoEW) on Saturday said it is working hard to implement plans to build 20 large and medium-sized dams in the country. According to them, at least 15 dams are current ...

    Local Press Report - 07/10/2017 - 11:49

  4. Rouhani Criticizes Afghanistan and Calls for Regional Cooperation, while Iran’s Own Damming Remains Controversial

    6 Jul 2017- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iranian president Hassan Rouhani this week called for water cooperation among neighboring regional countries in overcoming environmental risk and maintaining peace, while tensions remain over Iran’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/06/2017 - 11:42

  5. Iran Accused of Conspiring with Taliban to Target Aghan Water Projects

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Afghanistani provincial governors have accused the government of Iran of conspiring with Afghan Taliban leadership to target Afghan water projects. The accusation emerged last wee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  6. Helmand River Issues Contribute to Iran-Afghanistan Tension

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KABUL, Afghanistan Increased development and water consumption in upstream Afghanistan has negatively affected water supply to Iran, exacerbating latent tensions between the two countries. A report published la ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/09/2016 - 12:31

  7. Iran's Khamenei Calls for Resolving Trans-boundary Water Issue With Afghanistan

    25 May 2016- 08:33 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Trend News Agency Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for resolving an issue over sharing the waters of the Helmand River between Iran and Afghanistan. Access Social Issues Transnational ...

    Local Press Report - 05/25/2016 - 08:33

  8. UNEP Report Highlights Dam-Building as Source of Geopolitical Risk in Trans-boundary River Basins

    4 May 2016- 11:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CORVALLIS, OR, United States A new assessment of the world’s trans-boundary river basins by the United Nations Environmental Group (UNEP) has identified “hotspots” for potential conflict in the next 15 to 30 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 11:31

  9. Iran-Afghanistan Talks Focus on Helmand River

    27 Oct 2015- 09:11 by Local Press Report TEHRAN Mehr News Agency Speaking during an open session in the Parliament on Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iranian Foreign Ministry urges efforts to take into consideration Iran-Afg ...

    Local Press Report - 10/27/2015 - 09:11