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22 Jul 2021 ANKARA
Hatchings down by 50 Percent, most of these perished.
1 Jun 2021 ISTANBUL
Authorities plan to increase the amount of underground water supplying Lake Meke.
26 May 2021 Brussels, Belgium
Four-year $12.2 Million USD Innovation Action project aims to "close the loop" on saline wastewater by proving that extracting minerals from brine can eliminate disposal, slash pollution and transform waste into value in water-intensive industries.
25 May 2021 ANKARA
In the context of climate change, water is no longer "cheap" in Turkey.
21 May 2021 Damascus
Claims and counterclaims persist amid ongoing water cutoffs in Syria's conflict-torn Hasakah region. Between half and million and one million people are without water as aid agencies truck 3,000 m3 per day.
7 May 2021 Istanbul
Turkey's president Erdogan appears determined to press ahead with his Istanbul canal megaproject, despite a lack of financial support from Turkish banks and threats to ecosystems and the city's water supply. Banks cite UN sustainability pact and other risks as reasons for non-involvement.
14 Apr 2021 ANKARA
Diplomatic and media bickering regarding what happened in Ankara. Xinjiang-related issues related?
26 Jan 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Syrian protesters hit the streets in mid-January in the al-Hasakeh region of northeast Syria around repeated water shortages caused by outages at the Allouk pumping station, with hundreds of demonstrators blaming Turkish occupying forces for repeated water shutoffs. Further coverage by OOSKAnews Local media outlets describe Turkish forces stopping operations mid-January at Allouk, the only source of drinking water to approximately one million people...
21 Jan 2021 ANKARA, Turkey
The causal factors behind Turkey’s water woes include persistently lower rainfall, inefficient water retention policies and wasteful practices in agriculture, municipal and domestic use, further magnified by sustained population growth.With Turkey's government bing forced in January to denia media reports that Istanbul may run out of water within 45 days, new statistics illustrate the role played by outmoded, wasteful irrigation practises in the country...
21 Jan 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The government of Iraq has warned that the country could face a water crisis in the absence of a water quota deal with Turkey, which faces its own water shortage challenges.Media in the region are quoting concerns expressed by Iraq’s water resources minister Medhi Rashid Al-Hamdani in January following recent talks with Turkey on water resources from the Tigris River, one of Iraq’s primary water sources...
3 Jan 2021 TAL ABYAD
With support from Turkey, water supplies have reached 35 villages in northern Syria’s Tal Abyad district after being disrupted for more than a year due to the sabotage of water and electricity networks by the YPG/PKK terror group. Following Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring launched against the terror group and the liberation of the towns of Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ain, the YPG/PKK regularly destroyed electricity networks, which eventually disrupted the functioning of water networks in the surrounding towns and villages...
15 Dec 2020 ISTANBUL
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urged citizens to save water as much as possible as the water levels in the country's dams are continuously falling due to low precipitations while addressing the opening ceremony of a dam in Gaziantep province via video conference. The Turkish President also said that there was a significant increase in the use of water for cleaning purposes due to the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic...