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The Syrian Refugee Crisis is one of the more horrific and urgent, as more than 250,000 have lost their lives and some 11 million forced from their homes. ... explore how Utah will meet its future water demands; how a dam would affect surrounding ecosystems and wildlife, and other environmental issues.
UN Security Council heads to retreat at odds over Syria. 16 min ago; 0 · Facebook .... BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho officials have approved an agreement allowing a utility company's $216.5 million in relicensing expenses for a three-dam hydroelectric project on the Snake River on the Idaho-Oregon border. Read more ...

The Syrian “White Helmets” rescue organisation, which operates in rebel-held areas, has pinpointed for the OPCW team the places where victims of the suspected attack are buried, its head Raed Saleh said on Wednesday. A boy stands on the rubble of damaged buildings in the city of Douma, Dam.
The recent alleged chemical attack near Damascus was a “false flag” operation by the US and its allies to launch an attack against the Syrian government and prolong the wars in the Middle East, a geo-political expert in London says. “Anyone with a brain knows that the so-called chemical weapons attack ...
In Iraq, the Mosul Dam has seen a more protracted decline but it is also now down 60% from its peak in the 1990s as a result of low rainfall and competing demand from Turkish hydropower projects upstream on the Tigris and Euphrates. As in Syria and increasingly also Iraq, water stress has added to ...
Across northern Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State (IS) group devastated antiquities during its reign of terror starting in 2014, pulverizing classical statues such as those of Palmyra in Syria and bulldozing a 3000-year-old ziggurat at Iraq's Nimrud. The IS group has now been routed by Iraqi and Syrian forces, ...

At present, the country faces a growing shortage of water due to many factors, including several dam projects built by Iran and Turkey on the two main rivers ... “Each of neighbouring country whether Turkey, Iran or Syria, controls the water flow into Iraq according to its interests, needs and circumstances ...
Turkey's extensive system of about 1,000 dams has created water shortages in parts of Syria, Iraq and Iran. One of Turkey's largest and most controversial dam projects is the Guneydogu Anadolu Project, also known as the Southeastern Anatolia Project. The GAP involves construction of 22 dams along the ...
A monitor said Tuesday three dozen pro-government fighters were killed in a district of Syria's capital as Islamic State militants took control of it in a surprise nighttime attack. There was no immediate comment from the government on the report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which could not ...
Water to Syria's Afrin has now been cut for a week, the United Nations said on Wednesday, as Turkey's military finished encircling the Kurdish city in preparation for a major ground assault. Access to clean drinking water ended after Turkish troops and allied Syrian fighters seized the main dam and water ...
Afrin Dam, in northwestern Syria, is no longer supplying water to the nearby town of Afrin because of a change in control of the dam, also called 17 April Dam and Maydanki Dam. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, this change of control happened on March 7 ...
The water supply to Afrin town has been cut off since 07 March, following a change in control of the 17th April Dam, north-east of Afrin town. .... On 11 March, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) stated that in response to the increasing humanitarian needs in Afrin and Tell Refaat in northern Syria.
Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) liberated another village in Syria's northwestern Afrin and took control of a strategic dam. According to Anadolu Agency correspondents on the ground, Turkish troops and FSA cleared Hallubi Kabir village in Afrin's northeast from PYD/PKK terrorist group, ...
As Joshua Landis (Syria Comment, 1/15/18), director of the Center for Middle East Studies, notes, the US controls “half of Syria's energy resources, the Euphrates dam at Tabqa, as well as much of Syria's best agricultural land.” Anglo-American press coverage of the Syrian situation has grossly misled ...
Operation Olive Branch was launched by Turkey on tp remove the PKK/PYD/YPG/KCK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin in northwestern Syria. According to the Turkish General Staff, the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkish borders and in the region as well as to protect Syrian people ...
However, information has been received that water shortages in the city continue to be a concern following the destruction of a water pumping station in Jandairis sub-district, and the change in control of the Midanki Dam, north-east of Afrin city. A humanitarian organization indicated that three out of the four ...
A dam in a region of northwestern Syria recently liberated from terrorists will soon be operational again, said Turkish officials visiting the region, near Turkey's southern border, on Thursday. Officials from Turkey's State Waterworks paid a visit to Afrin, northwestern Syria to inspect the Mydanki Dam, which ...

In the third week of Turkey's frustrating fight against Syrian Kurdish forces in Afrin, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may be betting on an even bigger payoff than domestic support: ... The Kurdish-administered northeastern belt of Syria is the country's breadbasket and also contains much of its oil and dams.
... rise in the water level has destroyed a key bridge over the Euphrates River that separates government and US-backed militant forces in Syria's east, ... "An investigation by Syrian experts found that the abrupt rise in water level was caused by the intentional opening of floodgates at the Tabqa Dam in the ...
Turkish officials have always taken a hard line on Iraqi and Syrian demands for water-sharing. When the Ataturk Dam was inaugurated in 1992, then Turkish president Suleyman Demirel said neither Syria nor Iraq could lay claim to Turkey's water, any more than Turkey could claim Arab oil. “We have the ...
Afrin canton is nearly fully encircled by Turkey or Syrian territory under the control of Turkish allies. Turkey launched its Operation Olive Branch on January ... Northern Syria is under the control of Kurdish-led groups that Turkey claims are extensions of the PKK. The Kurdish parties in Syria deny the charge.
The Pentagon has publicly acknowledged that U.S. special operations troops maintain a small outpost at Tanf in the Syrian desert near the Iraqi border, which ... At a site in northern Syria near a dam, where analysts have suspected the U.S. military is building a base, the map shows a small blob of activity ...
A statement from the Syrian government's directorate general of antiquities and museums of the ministry of culture called for international pressure on Turkey "to prevent the targeting of archaeological and cultural sites." A VOA reporter in northern Syria who visited the site Sunday confirmed that the relics ...
Ruser found Turkish and Russian military activity in Syria in the Strava data, and other journalists and military observers were quick to use his methods. ... At a site in northern Syria near a dam, where analysts have suspected the U.S. military is building a base, the map shows a small blob of activity ...
Since the launch of the Turkish "Olive Branch" military operation in northern Syria's Afrin, about 86 civilians have been killed and 198 others wounded, the Syrian SANA news agency reported, adding that the offensive had caused damage to civilian infrastructure, residential buildings and archaeological ...
Nikolaos van Dam, a former Dutch ambassador to Iraq and a scholar of the Middle East, said that the Trump administration was supporting the Syrian Kurds “against the explicit wishes of Turkey” because it wanted to keep a foothold in Syria after ISIS collapses. But he warned that this approach was unlikely ...
They said the border force will help defend and preserve the section of northeastern Syria controlled by the Kurdish-led, United States-backed militia known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, an area that has become a de facto semiautonomous zone. And they said that the United States was committed to ...
As part of its Southeastern Anatolia Project known as GAP, Turkey has built 22 dams on the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, which also run across Syria, Iraq and Iran. One of them is the controversial Ilisu dam project which is executed by US, German and Israeli firms among others. The project is to swallow up ...
Subsequent Turkish governments have ignored Turkey's obligations under these agreements and brushed aside Iraq's calls to settle the dispute on the GAP dams project. Turkish officials have always taken a hard line on Iraqi and Syrian demands for water-sharing. When the Ataturk Dam was inaugurated ...
The majority of hostilities remain concentrated along the Syrian – Turkish border. On 24 January, local sources in the district reported an airstrike near the 17 April dam in Afrin district, with no damage to the dam reported. On the same day, Turkish media sources reported that two rockets struck a mosque in ...
As the battle to retake Raqqa rages, children in Syria still find a way to ... The aid organization said repairing Tabqa dam was a “priority,” not ...
"We have responsibility for both sides of the Euphrates and a vast area reaching west to Syria and south into the desert. ... al-Baghdadi are, stretching to the Syrian border and encompassing ... The Haditha Dam is the second-largest hydroelectric contributor to the power system in Iraq after the Mosul Dam.
Iran, Turkey Upset by US-Russia Deal on Syria: Envoy ... Iran's protest against the controversial dams his country is building on the Euphrates .... President Rouhani has called recent dam building in Turkey one of the factors ...
The Islamic State's brutal treatment of civilians in Syria has been well ... the construction of a massive hydroelectric dam on the Euphrates about ...
Tam Dam of the London Cross Cultural Learner Centre said the increase in ... more Arabic speakers to the region, including Syrian refugees.
Syrian Army overwhelms rebel forces in southern Syria to score big advance ... a number of points east and south of the strategic Zuluf Dam.
12 (MNA) – Syrian army units restored control of more than 30 km of the ... phase launched from the east of Sweida until al-Zalf Dam, while the ...
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (1:40 A.M.) – ISIS' enclave on the border ... troops further west (between Al-Foqa and the Balousi Dam) on Tuesday; over ...
The Syrian opposition continued to be described as peaceful and ... The Islamic current in Syria had become stronger during the Syrian war, ...


 

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