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  1. Lebanon Closes 27 Factories To Protect Litani River From Industrial Waste

    27 Sep 2018- 06:53 by Local Press Report BEIRUT China.org Lebanese caretaker Industry Minister said Wednesday that his ministry has closed 27 factories that do not comply with environmental standards since the start of this year. Hussein Hajj Hassan said ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2018 - 06:53

  2. Raqqa Water Supply Struck by Syria Coalition

    3 Feb 2017- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon Water supply to Raqqa in northern Syria, which is regarded as the Islamic State / Daesh group's Syrian “capital”, has been cut after suspected coalition raids on the city's main pipeli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2017 - 09:45

  3. Hope After Decades of Pollution in Lebanon’s Litani River

    30 Sep 2016- 10:13 by Local Press Report BEIRUT Al Arabiya For decades, environmentalists and locals have grown increasingly concerned about levels of pollution in Lebanon’s longest river, the Litani. Over the last several months there have been small dev ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2016 - 10:13

  4. Syrian Government Forces Strike Islamic State in Raqqa, Destroy City’s Water Plant

    19 Aug 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RAQQA, Syria Syrian government forces have conducted 16 air raids on the northeastern city of Raqqa, a stronghold of the Islamic State (IS) group, over the past few days, destroying the city’s water plant and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2014 - 10:00

  5. Turkey Accused of Shutting Off Euphrates Water Supply to Syria, Iraq

    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 Turkis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2014 - 10:00

  6. Lebanese Minister Announces New Environment Plan

    9 Apr 2014- 10:29 by Local Press Report BEIRUT The Daily Star A new plan to recycle waste and close down a controversial landfill site in the costal town of Naameh will be presented to the Cabinet this week, Environment Minister Mohammad Machnouck told Th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/09/2014 - 10:29