Water a thwarted conduit in West Bank conflicts

RAMALLAH, West Bank – A drought in the West Bank is leaving the conflict-riddled region thirsty for change, Reuters reports. As Israelis experience “unprecedented shortages,” residential wells in drought-stricken Palestinian regions continue to dry up. Decreased rainfall and Israel’s tightening grip on water use add kindling to the political tinderbox.

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Source: Reuters

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