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The Stream, February 14: Major Water Loss Across Middle East

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The Tigris and Euphrates' river basins lost almost as much water…

Water: Iraq's Other Problem

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Iraq also blames upstream dams in Turkey for the river’s low levels, which permit seawater intrusion in the Tigris and Euphrates. Both sides tried to ameliorate the situation with Thursday’s agreement.Add water shortage to the list of problems besetting the Iraqi government.

Oil Slick Makes Its Way to Baghdad

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A burst pipeline in northern Iraq has forced authorities to close down three municipal water treatment plants.

Drought Strikes 'Garden Of Eden' Marshes In Iraq

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Once described as the place of earthly paradise and source…

Old Mesopotamian Waters Inadequate for Thirsty Middle Eastern States

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Iraq might be soaking in oil, but its water reservoirs have…