Iraq Demands More Water from Turkey, Syria

Three months after Turkey promised to release more water down the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, Iraq still struggles with its water supplies.

African States Fail to Agree on Nile River Allocations

nileriver Last week, the water ministers of the nine Nile River Basin countries postponed the signing of a new water-sharing treaty that has already flamed up diplomatic tensions between upstream and downstream nations in the region.

Peter Gleick: Whose Water Is It? Water Rights in the Age of Scarcity

riversbranch Who "owns" what water? Or, if water belongs to the public, who has the right to use it?