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  1. More Militant Attacks On Libya's Man-made River

    14 Aug 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Libya's government announced August 13 that another of its water supply department sites had been targeted by a terrorist attack, with no casualties on this occasion. The government's ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/14/2018 - 09:54

  2. UNICEF "Concern" Over Man-made River Attacks

    18 Jul 2018- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Twitter account @UNICEFLibya has tweeted concern about recent attacks on the infrastructure of Libya's Great Man-made River system. A July 15 tweet read: "UNICEF is concerned about ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2018 - 07:30

  3. Militants Target Libya's Great Man-made River System

    11 Jul 2018- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya Suspected Daesh militants killed two workers and kidnapped two others at the Tazirbu water plant in south-eastern Libya July 7, the second attack targeting the country’s water facilities in two ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2018 - 10:26

  4. Conflict Closes Libya City's Water Treatment Plant, 125,000 Have No Water Access. Publication Argues The 2011 NATO Invasion Was A Water War

    4 Jun 2018- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tripoli, Libya "Unprecedented levels of fighting" last week forced closure of the Derna, Libya, desalination plant. The port city of Derna, in the east of the country, is facing severe water, food and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  5. Libya Faces Water Crisis as Gunmen Control Man-Made River Flow, Demand Prisoner Release

    24 Oct 2017- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States Libya is balanced on the edge of a water crisis as an armed group of Gadhafi-ist rebels remain in control of the main control room of the southern water pipeline system of the count ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2017 - 07:59

  6. REPORTS: Gunmen Threaten Sabotage Of Libya's Great Man-Made River, Issue Video From Inside Control Room

    18 Oct 2017- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA China’s state news agency Xinhua  reported this week that gunmen have threatened attacks on Libya's Great Man-Made River pipeline system, as well as gas supply infrastructure in the country. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2017 - 08:27

  7. 55 Million in Middle East, North Africa in Need of Humanitarian Aid: UN Coordinators

    9 May 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Fifty-five million people in the Middle East and North Africa are in need of humanitarian assistance due to widespread violence, conflict and extremism in the region, eight United Nations humanitar ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2016 - 11:49

  8. World’s Groundwater Depleting at an Alarming Rate: Studies

    18 Jun 2015- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE, CA, United States Global groundwater supplies are being depleted at an alarming rate, with more than half of the world’s largest aquifers past their “sustainability tipping points,” according to two ne ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/18/2015 - 10:53

  9. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  10. Cameroonian President Appeals to International Community to Help Save Lake Chad

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroonian President Paul Biya has called on the international community help prevent Lake Chad from disappearing. Addressing the diplomatic community on January 8th, Biya warned that “Lake C ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2015 - 10:44

  11. Egyptian Companies to Sign $145 Million Worth of Libyan Infrastructure Contracts

    10 Jan 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt An official Libyan delegation is travelling to Cairo this week to sign infrastructure contracts worth $145 million USD with Egyptian companies. “The Libyan government prefers to award infrastructu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2014 - 10:18

  12. Lake Chad Basin Countries Draft "Water Charter"

    9 Dec 2013- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon The Lake Chad Basin Commission on December 6 presented a draft "Water Charter" to member countries for ratification by their respective parliaments. The draft came out of the 59th Se ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2013 - 10:20

  13. Libya Adopts New Strategy to Reduce Water Consumption

    12 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government is adopting a plan to rationalize water consumption, officials said last week. “Libya is located in a desert region and has very little rain,” Prime Minister Ali Zidan said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/12/2013 - 10:10

  14. Libya to Build Large Reservoir to End Supply Disruptions

    1 Oct 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government last week approved construction of a 24-million-cubic meter drinking water reservoir. “The project is meant to avoid water supply disruptions in the capital city of Tripoli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/01/2013 - 10:10

  15. Four African Nations Agree to Long-Term Framework for Managing Shared Aquifer

    23 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria Four nations in northeast Africa-- Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan-- agreed last week during talks at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna to create a long-term framework for an underg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2013 - 10:04

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