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  1. "Water Diplomacy Talks": "Water And Violence: The Euphrates"

    20 Aug 2019- 12:13 by Staff- Water Diplomat MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Diplomacy Talks" au ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/27/2019 - 08:15

  2. Iraq, Turkey Meet On Dams, Shared Water Resource Imperatives

    3 Aug 2019- 11:37 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq Meeting Turkish envoy Veysel Eroglu July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq President Barham Salih confirmed that the two countries’ water issues are shared priorities, and that a long-term solution that guarantee ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:37

  3. Geneva Water Hub "Water Talks": Dam Challenges In The Euphrates-Tigris Basin

    9 Jun 2019- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Transboundary water relations in the Euphrates-Tigris basin have been marked with political confrontations among the riparian states, namely Turkey, Syria and Iraq, mainly due to uncoordinat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/09/2019 - 06:52

  4. Authorities Release Findings On Euphrates Contamination Responsible For Fish Deaths

    21 Nov 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/21/2018 - 12:03

  5. Iraq To Benefit From Increased Water Supply From Turkey, Suffer From Cuts In Supply From Iran

    12 Oct 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANKARA, Turkey Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to increase water supplies to Iraq according to an October 10 announcement by Iraq parliament speaker Mohammed Al Halbousi. The move comes on th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2018 - 09:24

  6. Iraq, Iran To Cooperate On Shatt Al-Arab Dam To Address Scarcity?

    6 Aug 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's southern Basra province region is suffering from a severe water crisis, with many blaming upstream dams in Turkey, Syria and Iran for shrinkage of Tigris and Euphrates riverflow. A sho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2018 - 09:36

  7. Iraq Farmers Banned From Planting Water-intensive Crops As Drought Continues. Turkey's Tigris Dam Program Blamed. Kurd Farmers Set To Ignore Prohibition.

    19 Jun 2018- 08:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The government of Iraq has instructed farmers not to plant rice and other water-intensive crops such as white corn, yellow corn, sesame, sun flower, mung beans and cotton as the country's dr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  8. Can Iraq Reach Dam Agreement with Turkey to Protect Marshes?

    10 Oct 2016- 08:26 by Local Press Report BAGHDAD Al-Monitor Severe drought is affecting agricultural lands across Iraq because of the low levels of river water. Iraqi officials have raised the alarm on the negative impact of the Turkish Ilisu Dam on the T ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2016 - 08:26

  9. 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

  10. Islamic State Fighters Launch Haditha Offensive After Being Driven From Ramadi

    7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Islamic State militants this week launched an offensive in the Haditha district in Iraq’s Anbar province, and seized an area near the Haditha Dam, the country’s second largest. A US-led coalition ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2016 - 10:02

  11. Italy Sends Troops to Defend Mosul Dam

    17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Italian Prime Minister Mateo Renzi announced this week that Italy will be sending 450 troops to defend Iraq’s Mosul Dam. The dam, located on the Tigris River in Nineveh Province, was built three de ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/17/2015 - 10:18

  12. Australian Government Issues Advisory on Iraq's Mosul Dam

    10 Dec 2015- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade issued a new advisory this week for Australians in Iraq, warning that the Mosul Dam was at risk of potential collapse. If the dam, locate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2015 - 10:30

  13. More Than 1,300 Cholera Cases Reported in Iraq

    8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The number of confirmed cases of cholera in Iraq has reached over 1,300, with no new deaths, the country’s Health Ministry said this week. Local officials had previously reported six deaths from t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2015 - 17:30

  14. Over 500 Cholera Cases Reported in Iraq

    1 Oct 2015- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq There are now at least 533 recorded cases of cholera throughout Iraq, the Ministry of Health and Environment announced on September 30th. In a statement, the ministry also claimed no one had died ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2015 - 10:31

  15. Iraq's Cholera Outbreak Grows

    29 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq The cholera outbreak in Iraq’s Abu Ghraib region has grown to 239 cases, up from 140 last week, the Iraqi Ministry of Health and Environment said on September 26th. However, health officials said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/29/2015 - 10:17

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