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Syria’s Manbij Official warns of continued seizure of Euphrates by Turkey

NPA Syria - 2021-06-21 10:12
MANBIJ, Syria (North Press) – Water situation of Tishrin Dam Lake portends an environmental disaster if the water flow from Turkey continues to decrease, Hammoud al-Hammadin, official at Tishrin Dam, north Syria, warned on Monday. In an exclusive statemen ...

Iraqi delegation visiting Turkey to discuss water issue

NPA Syria - 2021-06-20 17:05
Iraqi delegation is visiting #Turkey tomorrow to discuss #Iraq's share of #Euphrates and #Tigris water. The post Iraqi delegation visiting Turkey to discuss water issue appeared first on North press agency. ...

Contaminated Euphrates water increases diarrhea, poisoning in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-06-20 12:24
DERI EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – A pediatrician in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, eastern Syria, said these days, he is receiving cases of poisoning and diarrhea amid increasing degrees of temperatures and contamination of Euphrates River water ...

Martyr Siamand Academy of Military Discipline opens its 15th Session

SDF Press - 2021-06-17 21:22
The Martyr Siamand Academy of Military Discipline opened its 15th session entitled “Martyr Joan Amed” which included 77 fighters from the Euphrates region. The session will last for three months in which the fighters will receive theoretical and practical ...

Tribal figure in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor criticizes international silence over Euphrates water cut off

NPA Syria - 2021-06-15 12:00
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Tuesday, a spokesperson of tribal notables of the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, eastern Syria, criticized the international silence regarding Turkish violations in Syria and its seizure of the Euphrates River wa ...

COVID-19 Vaccinations Campaigns Held in Kurdish-Held Regions East of Euphrates | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2021-06-14 01:50

First football league for women held in Syria’s Kobani

NPA Syria - 2021-06-12 14:43
KOBANI, Syria (North Press) – The Youth and Sports Board in the Euphrates region, is preparing to hold the first local women’s football league in the city of Kobani, north Syria. The Education Committee’s women’s football team is the first women’s team to ...

Syria’s AANES prepares for high school exams in Euphrates Region

NPA Syria - 2021-06-08 20:30
The secondary school exams in the Euphrates region are scheduled to start on June 12 and ends on June 26. #AANES #Kobani The post Syria’s AANES prepares for high school exams in Euphrates Region appeared first on North press agency. ...

Heat, water shortage push patients to clinics in Syria’s Tel Tamr

NPA Syria - 2021-06-08 18:33
A combination of increasing temperatures, lack of electricity, and water shortages exacerbated by Turkey’s seizure of the #Euphrates River water are leading to dehydration and other illnesses in northern #Syria. The post Heat, water shortage push patients ...

Farmers, workers in Syria’s Jarabulus suffer from Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates water

NPA Syria - 2021-06-07 21:53
Farmers in #Syria’s #Jarabulus, which is ruled by Turkish-backed militants and councils, say that the cutoff of the water of the #Euphrates River by #Turkey has caused them massive losses this year. The post Farmers, workers in Syria’s Jarabulus suffer fr ...

Agricultural land in Iraq becomes desert

ANF - 2021-06-06 13:36
A lack of water and rising temperatures are causing 100,000 hectares of agricultural land in Iraq to dry out every year. Agriculture depends primarily on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. ...

Villagers in Syria’s Kobani countryside suffer from ten-year water shortage

NPA Syria - 2021-06-05 19:11
Residents of #Syria’s #Kobani have been suffering from a lack of water for a decade, which has been made worse by the recent Turkish seizure of #Euphrates water. The post Villagers in Syria’s Kobani countryside suffer from ten-year water shortage appeared ...

Turkey continues to reduce the Euphrates River water

ANF - 2021-06-04 16:29
The Turkish state is continuing to reduce the water of the Euphrates River. ...

Baxoz Water Station being repaired

ANF - 2021-06-04 09:53
The Public Services Committee is working to minimise the problems caused by the reduction of the Euphrates river carried out by Turkey. To this end, the Baxoz water station is currently being repaired. ...

Rehabilitating water station in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor in proportion to Euphrates shortage

NPA Syria - 2021-06-02 19:55
The return of the #Baghouz water station to service will ease the burdens on the population in providing drinking water. #Deir_ez_Zor The post Rehabilitating water station in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor in proportion to Euphrates shortage appeared first on North ...

Explosive device injures two people in Syria’s Jarablus

NPA Syria - 2021-06-02 18:53
The explosion took place near al-Hal Market on the #Euphrates River road in the eastern neighborhood of the city. #Jarablus The post Explosive device injures two people in Syria’s Jarablus appeared first on North press agency. ...

International powers should intervene to stop Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates: Kobani’s AANES

NPA Syria - 2021-06-02 14:09
KOBANI, Syria (North Press) – Mustafa Ito, the co-chair of Kobani Region Council, in northern Syria, appealed to the international powers to intervene to solve the problem of Turkey’s seizure of the Euphrates River from northeast country. In an exclusive ...

Politicians: Iraqi and Syrian governments are accomplice to Turkey’s crimes

ANF - 2021-06-01 18:10
Politicians condemned the Turkish state lowering the water level of Euphrates River and stated that Iraqi and Syrian governments have been accomplice to Turkey’s crimes through remaining silent. ...

Syria’s AANES calls on international media to shed light on Euphrates cut off

NPA Syria - 2021-06-01 14:02
MANBIJ, Syria (North Press) – TheMedia Office; an official local media of the Democratic Civil Administration in Manbij city, northern Syria, called on international and Arabic media outlets to head to northeast Syria and shed light on the suffering of mi ...

SOHR: Turkish-backed factions seize Khabur river water in areas under their control

ANF - 2021-06-01 08:38
As Turkey continues seizing Euphrates River water, Turkish-backed factions seize Khabur river water in areas under their control. ...

SOHR warns against a looming disaster as level of Euphrates water decreases

ANF - 2021-05-30 19:01
Level of water decreases despite Turkish government’s statements of re-pumping water to Syria. ...

Wheat crop in Syria’s Manbij not sufficient for bread producing

NPA Syria - 2021-05-30 18:19
The crops of wheat and barley are greatly damaged this year due to the poor rainfalls in winter and #Turkey's seizure of the #Euphrates River water. The post Wheat crop in Syria’s Manbij not sufficient for bread producing appeared first on North press age ...

Turbidity percentage of Euphrates water reaches fourth level

NPA Syria - 2021-05-30 12:15
RAQQA, Syria (North press) – The low level of the Euphrates water raised the water turbidity rate to the fourth degree (NTU4), officials at the central laboratory of the main drinking water station in Raqqa, northern Syria, said. NTU stands for Nephelomet ...

Report on Turkey’s crimes in NE Syria sent to international institutions

ANF - 2021-05-29 19:27
A report containing many documents and images regarding crimes of the Turkish state, which was prepared by Euphrates Region Human Rights Organisation, was sent to international institutions. ...

Manbij residents call on international community to urge Turkey to stop using water as a weapon

ANF - 2021-05-29 11:25
Manbij residents reacted to the Turkish state's cutting water supply flowing into Northern and Eastern Syria over the Euphrates River and called for the international community to act immediately. ...

Turkey’s Euphrates hegemony leaves Syria’s Raqqa residents hungry and in the dark | The National

Thenationalnews - 2021-05-27 21:05

Syria’s AANES reaches final steps of drawing Euphrates water to Hasakah

NPA Syria - 2021-05-27 15:02
The project included drawing water to the Shaddadi water station then to the region 47 station reaching the al-Aziziyah station in #Hasakah. #AANES The post Syria’s AANES reaches final steps of drawing Euphrates water to Hasakah appeared first on North pr ...

Turkey continues seizing Euphrates River

NPA Syria - 2021-05-27 13:53
The #Euphrates Dam level reached 298.48 m³, while the natural level is 304 m³, according to the Energy and Communication Office. #AANES #Turkey The post Turkey continues seizing Euphrates River appeared first on North press agency. ...

Water reduction threatens natural life in North-East Syria

ANF - 2021-05-26 19:31
As the Turkish state reduces the water of the Euphrates River, officials warn about humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria. ...

Local organization in Syria’s Raqqa demands neutralizing Euphrates from political conflicts

NPA Syria - 2021-05-26 16:17
The event included a number of artistic activities, like "singing and sending candles of love and peace in the river." #Euphrates The post Local organization in Syria’s Raqqa demands neutralizing Euphrates from political conflicts appeared first on North ...

Residents in Gire Spi Camp demand water crisis to be resolved

ANF - 2021-05-26 13:18
After the Turkish state lowered the water flowing through Euphrates River to North and East Syria, the pumps supplying water for Gire Spi Camp were rendered unusable, too. People living in the camp want their water need to be met urgently. ...

Euphrates water pollution causes more poisonings in Syria’s Kobani

NPA Syria - 2021-05-25 21:07
KOBANI, Syria (North Press) – The Health Board of the Euphrates region of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) announced the increase of the poisoning cases among the residents of the western and southern countryside of Kobani, no ...

Youth mobilisation in solidarity with guerrilla resistance continues in Aleppo

ANF - 2021-05-25 18:22
Members of the Euphrates Region Revolutionary Youth Movement and Euphrates Region Young Women’s Association maintain mobilisation works in Aleppo. ...

Fishing in northern Syria suffers under Turkish water cutoff

NPA Syria - 2021-05-24 18:52
Fishermen in #Syria’s Tel Tamr, on the #Khabur tributary of the #Euphrates River, say the drought resulting from the Turkish cutoff of the river may cost them their professions and their livelihoods The post Fishing in northern Syria suffers under Turkish ...

Health committee in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor warns of disaster from Euphrates pollution

NPA Syria - 2021-05-24 12:04
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Sunday, co-chair of the Health Committee of the eastern region of Deir ez-Zor Masha’l al-Sultan warned of the seriousness of the pollution of the Euphrates River water due to its low levels, and called on the internat ...

‘Shengal people will expand the struggle against invasion plans’

ANF - 2021-05-23 13:51
Politicians in the Euphrates Region discussed the threats of the Turkish state against Shengal and stated that people must unitedly expand the struggle and frustrate the attacks. ...

Environment lab in Syria’s Raqqa warns of high pollution of Euphrates

NPA Syria - 2021-05-23 11:18
RAQQA, Syria (North Press) – Local officials in the city of Raqqa, northern Syria, warned of unexpected pollution levels of the Euphrates River water after Turkey seized the water, which may harm the environment and health. The supervisor of Environment l ...

Lowering water levels increases risk of diseases and pollution

ANF - 2021-05-22 12:01
The Turkish state continues to cut Euphrates water supplies and this negatively affect many areas of life. Doctors believe that the decrease in the flow causes water pollution and therefore an increase in diseases. ...

Syria’s Manbij Military Council foils infiltration attempt by Turkish-backed group

NPA Syria - 2021-05-21 22:07
The Media Office of #Manbij Military Council said that their forces foiled an infiltration attempt by Turkish-backed Euphrates Shield groups in the village al-Jat, north #Syria. The post Syria’s Manbij Military Council foils infiltration attempt by Turkis ...

Residents of Syria’s Kobani demand reasonable electricity times

NPA Syria - 2021-05-21 19:12
Residents of #Syria’s #Kobani say that amid an electricity crisis caused by Turkey’s seizure of the #Euphrates, electricity does not arrive at appropriate times, often only coming after midnight. The post Residents of Syria’s Kobani demand reasonable elec ...

Raqqa’s agricultural committee warns of disaster if Turkey continues seizing Euphrates water

NPA Syria - 2021-05-19 19:52
Local officials in the Agriculture Committee in #Syria’s #Raqqa warn that if Turkey does not release Syria’s share of the #Euphrates River soon, it will mark disaster for the agriculture sector in the region. The post Raqqa’s agricultural committee warns ...

Lowering of Euphrates river water levels causes emergency situation for villages west of Kobanê

ANF - 2021-05-19 13:28
The lowering of the water level of the Euphrates River has resulted in an emergency for villages west of Kobanê that have been under water for 22 years. ...

New decrease of Euphrates level in Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-05-18 18:50
Turkish seizure of the #Euphrates water caused living problems, the most prominent of which is the shortage of drinking water, power outage, and impacts on cultivation and environment. The post New decrease of Euphrates level in Syria appeared first on No ...

Agricultural production in Girê Spî drops by 50% due to Turkish' water war

ANF - 2021-05-18 12:11
Girê Spî Agriculture Directorate officials said that the agricultural production in Girê Spî decreased by 50 percent due to the dry season and the lowering of the Euphrates water level. ...

Call for action against Turkey lowering water level of Euphrates

ANF - 2021-05-15 16:55
Opinion leaders condemning Turkey lowering water level of Euphrates River called on the Arab League, European Union and international community to stop the crimes of the Turkish state. ...

Syrian government calls on Turkey to release Euphrates water - Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2021-05-14 15:35

Evîn Cûma: Turkey will cause an ecological disaster by cutting off water

ANF - 2021-05-13 16:02
Evîn Cûma, one of the executives of the Jazira Region Human Rights Organization, warned that the Turkish state cutting off the water of the Euphrates River would cause an ecological disaster. ...

Evîn Cûma: Turkey will cause an ecological disaster by cutting water

ANF - 2021-05-13 10:48
Evîn Cûma, one of the executives of the Jazira Region Human Rights Organization, warned that the Turkish state cutting off the water of the Euphrates River would cause an ecological disaster. ...

Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates causes disaster: Agricultural engineers in Raqqa

NPA Syria - 2021-05-12 21:32
Agricultural engineers in #Raqqa, north #Syria, said that the drying up of agricultural lands has become a real danger threatening large areas in the regions irrigated by the #Euphrates River. The post Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates causes disaster: Agricu ...

Water pollution in the Euphrates River threatens environment and human health

ANF - 2021-05-12 16:44
The water pollution problem that emerged following Turkey’s reduction of water flow in the Euphrates River jeopardizes the lives of the people of the region and species. ...

Syria seeks to pressure Turkey over Euphrates water

NPA Syria - 2021-05-11 22:35
The Syrian Minister of Water Resources and his Iraqi counterpart discussed options to solve the water crisis in #Syria and #Iraq caused by Turkey's seizure of the #Euphrates' water. The post Syria seeks to pressure Turkey over Euphrates water appeared fir ...

Are Damascus and Ankara conspiring to seize the Euphrates?

NPA Syria - 2021-05-11 21:06
Academics and economists from #Syria’s south say that there is a possibility that the Turkish and Syrian governments are conspiring to use the water of the #Euphrates River as a pressure card against the Syrian Democratic Forces. The post Are Damascus and ...

Syria’s Raqqa tribes warn of disaster due to Euphrates

NPA Syria - 2021-05-11 18:19
Sheikhs and notables of #Raqqa's tribes denounced Turkey's use of the water of the #Euphrates River as a weapon against the northeastern regions of #Syria. The post Syria’s Raqqa tribes warn of disaster due to Euphrates appeared first on North press agenc ...

Turkish seizure of Euphrates causes blackouts in Syria’s Hasakah

NPA Syria - 2021-05-11 14:51
HASAKAH, Syria (North Press) – In light of the ongoing Turkish seizure of the water of the Euphrates River, Hassan Ahmed, a resident of northeast Syria’s Hasakah, is complaining about the high price of each ampere of electricity from generators. Residents ...

"Fascism uses water as a weapon against resisting peoples"

ANF - 2021-05-11 08:08
The reduction of the water flow of the Euphrates River by the Turkish state continues to negatively affect the lives of millions of people living in northern Syria. Farmers in the region urge the international public to act responsibly. ...

Euphrates water pollution threatens lives: Syria’s Raqqa Health Committee

NPA Syria - 2021-05-10 17:43
Health officials in #Syria's #Raqqa warn that Turkey's seizure of the #Euphrates' water will have drastic health consequences, including a potential leishmaniasis outbreak. The post Euphrates water pollution threatens lives: Syria’s Raqqa Health Committee ...

Tigris and Euphrates water level drops by 50% in Iraq

NPA Syria - 2021-05-09 16:57
The drought that occurred in the Tigris River and the consequent environmental, health, agricultural, and service repercussions in the northern region of #Syria have caused concern in #Iraq. The post Tigris and Euphrates water level drops by 50% in Iraq a ...

The Commander-in-Chief meets with the Military Command of the Euphrates region.

SDF Press - 2021-05-09 03:28
In order to intensify efforts and verify the readiness of the military forces in the region, our commander-in-chief Mazloum Abdi met with members of the military command in the Euphrates region. The meeting discussed the political and military situation a ...

The Euphrates crisis in Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-05-08 21:53
For months, #Turkey has violated its 1987 agreement with #Syria over shares of the Euphrates River's water, causing suffering and shortages of food, water, and electricity among the farmers, fishermen, and other residents of the river's banks. The post Th ...

SDF arrests four smugglers on the Euphrates, east of Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-05-07 13:04
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Thursday, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested four smugglers on the Euphrates River, in the town of Shuhail, in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, eastern Syria. A source from SDF told North Press that th ...

Turkey continues to lower the water level of the Euphrates River

ANF - 2021-05-07 11:10
The Turkish state continues to lower the water level of the Euphrates River. A photo of the river reveals the extent of the danger. ...

Tabqa Women's Administration: International community should pressure Turkey to end water war

ANF - 2021-05-07 09:27
Tabqa Women's Administration said that the international community should put pressure on the Turkish state for lowering the water of the Euphrates River which is affecting the people of the region. ...

Water Drop in Euphrates River Increases Tensions Between Syrian Kurds, Turkey | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2021-05-06 21:04

Crowds purchase ice blocks amid electricity cuts in northern Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-05-06 18:36
Amid electricity cuts caused by Turkey’s cutoff of water from the #Euphrates River and hot weather, people rush to purchase blocks of ice to keep their families cool during #Ramadan. The post Crowds purchase ice blocks amid electricity cuts in northern Sy ...

"Lowered level of Euphrates water might cause epidemic diseases in North-East Syria"

ANF - 2021-05-06 16:23
Dr Hikmet Ehmed warned of critical consequences of the Turkish state’s lowering the water level of Euphrates River and stated that epidemic diseases could emerge. ...

Syrian minister accuses Turkey of robbing Syria’s share of Euphrates water

NPA Syria - 2021-05-06 14:44
The continuation of the situation as it is, will threaten water security in Raqqa, Deir ez-Zor and Hasakah, according to the Syrian Minister of Water Resources. #Syria The post Syrian minister accuses Turkey of robbing Syria’s share of Euphrates water app ...

Euphrates River drought to affect five Iraqi governorates: Iraqi professor

NPA Syria - 2021-05-06 14:08
"#Iraq's share of #Tigris water used to be 21 m³ annually while now, it decreased to about the half especially after constructing and operating Ilisu Dam," the professor revealed. The post Euphrates River drought to affect five Iraqi governorates: Iraqi p ...

Gas shortage in Syria’s Kobani, Fuel Directorate attributes to increasing electricity rationing

NPA Syria - 2021-05-06 13:12
#Euphrates Region's monthly allocation of gas cylinders reaches to 33,600 of which 24,000 are the allocation of #Kobani. The post Gas shortage in Syria’s Kobani, Fuel Directorate attributes to increasing electricity rationing appeared first on North press ...

Future Syria Party holds Turkey and Syria responsible for Euphrates water cut

NPA Syria - 2021-05-05 21:27
The head of the Future Syria Party stated that the Syrian and Turkish governments share responsibility for the suffering of the people of northeast #Syria due to the water war waged by Turkey and ignored by the Syrian government The post Future Syria Part ...

Industry declines in Syria’s Hasakah due to Turkey’s seizure of water

NPA Syria - 2021-05-05 17:34
Mechanics and industrialists in northern #Syria say the electricity shortages caused by Turkey’s seizure of the Euphrates water have stopped their work entirely. The post Industry declines in Syria’s Hasakah due to Turkey’s seizure of water appeared first ...

Ongoing Turkish seizure of Euphrates water raises farmers’ fear in Syria’s Raqqa

NPA Syria - 2021-05-05 15:13
#Raqqa has an estimate of 240,000 acres of irrigated lands, of which 90,000 acres are irrigated via stations. The post Ongoing Turkish seizure of Euphrates water raises farmers’ fear in Syria’s Raqqa appeared first on North press agency. ...

Iraq warns of “Turkish plan” regarding water in Syria and Iraq

NPA Syria - 2021-05-04 19:59
The water flow to the #Euphrates River is now limited to less than 200 cubic meters, according to the General Administration of Dams in Northeastern #Syria. #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Iraq warns of “Turkish plan” regarding water in Syria and Iraq app ...

Water cut off another type of terrorism used by Turkey: Syriac politician

NPA Syria - 2021-05-04 19:16
The water flow to the #Euphrates River is now limited to less than 200 cubic meters, according to the General Administration of Dams in Northeastern #Syria. #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Water cut off another type of terrorism used by Turkey: Syriac pol ...

Syrian government’s ministries coordinate to confront Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates River

NPA Syria - 2021-05-04 19:02
The water flow to the #Euphrates River is now limited to less than 200 cubic meters, according to the General Administration of Dams in Northeastern #Syria. #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Syrian government’s ministries coordinate to confront Turkey’s sei ...

Water level in Euphrates down by five meters as Turkey continues holding back water to Rojava

ANF - 2021-05-04 17:46
SOHR warned against an environmental catastrophe threatening food security in the Jazeera region and a humanitarian crises which poses a threat to nearly two million and half people in different areas in Raqqa, Heseke, Deir ez-Zor and Kobane. ...

Lowering of Euphrates level affects Syria’s Raqqa workers

NPA Syria - 2021-05-03 19:55
The water flow to the #Euphrates River is now limited to less than 200 cubic meters, according to the General Administration of Dams in Northeastern #Syria. #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Lowering of Euphrates level affects Syria’s Raqqa workers appeared ...

‘It’s a disaster’: Low Euphrates water level leaves Rojava fields dry

Rûdaw - 2021-05-02 21:20

Partial curfew starts in Syria’s Euphrates region

NPA Syria - 2021-05-02 20:54
The Team will take other measures depending on the infections and the extent of the virus’s spread in the Euphrates region after the partial curfew ends. #Kobani #Syria The post Partial curfew starts in Syria’s Euphrates region appeared first on North pre ...

Initiative in Syria’s Qamishli calls Paris Agreement to pressure Turkey

NPA Syria - 2021-05-02 19:15
The statement warned that "these practices negatively affect the environmental situation in the areas of the #Euphrates Basin, which are threatened by desertification due to the lack of vegetation cover." #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Initiative in Syri ...

Water stations in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor stop as Turkey continues seizing Euphrates

NPA Syria - 2021-05-02 15:48
There are nine water stations in the city of #Deir_ez_Zor and 38 in the eastern countryside in addition to seven stations in the northern countryside and six others in the western countryside. #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Water stations in Syria’s Deir ...

Turkish seizure of Euphrates increases rationing hours in Syria’s Kobani

NPA Syria - 2021-05-02 13:49
KOBANI, Syria (North Press) – Rationing hours of power will increase in case the level of the Euphrates river continues to decline due to Turkey’s seizure of water, an official of Electricity Directorate in Kobani, northern Syria, said on Sunday. “Turkey ...

Turkey’s seizure of Euphrates threatens lives in Syria’s Aleppo countryside

NPA Syria - 2021-05-02 13:20
ALEPPO COUNTRYSIDE, Syria (North Press) – Turkey’s seizure of the Euphrates River, which has decreased to an unprecedented level, threatens the lives of thousands of residents in the eastern countryside of Aleppo and affects agricultural development. Mean ...

Jazira notables “condemn international silence” regarding Turkish water cut-off on northeast Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-05-01 18:37
The water flow to the #Euphrates River is now limited to less than 200 cubic meters, according to the General Administration of Dams in Northeastern #Syria. #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Jazira notables “condemn international silence” regarding Turkish ...

Lawyer Elî: Turkey is guilty of war crimes as it denies people access to drinking water

ANF - 2021-05-01 12:09
Lawyer Mesud Elî said that the occupying Turkish state cutting the water of the Euphrates River is a war crime and genocide and called on the international community to stop this crime against the people of the region. ...

Turkey puts the life and health of millions at risk by cutting water supplies to North East Syria

ANF - 2021-04-30 11:05
The occupying Turkish state reduces the amount of water flowing into Northern and Eastern Syria through the Euphrates River every day. The extent of the danger is revealed once again in a new image taken from the air. ...

Turkey seizes Euphrates water, cutting electricity in northeast Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-04-29 18:35
After #Turkey's violation of a 1989 agreement with #Syria over shares of the #Euphrates' water, Tishreen Dam can only run one turbine to provide electricity to Syria's northeast. The post Turkey seizes Euphrates water, cutting electricity in northeast Syr ...

Turkey continues to cut water causing serious problems to people in North East Syria

ANF - 2021-04-29 10:32
The Turkish state has been reducing the amount of water flowing into Northern and Eastern Syria over the Euphrates River for 3 months. This situation is about to cause a serious humanitarian crisis. ...

Syria’s AANES adopts new system of electricity rationing due to Turkey’s water retention

NPA Syria - 2021-04-28 23:25
Kana'an indicated that it is possible for the electricity operating hours in #Kobani to decrease if #Turkey continues to seize water flowing to the #Euphrates. #TurkeyWeaponizesWater The post Syria’s AANES adopts new system of electricity rationing due to ...

Turkish seizure of Euphrates water threatens agriculture lands in Syria’s Raqqa

NPA Syria - 2021-04-28 18:42
#Turkey has cut the flow of the #Euphrates River to #Syria from its previously agreed upon 500m³ per second to only 200m³, according to administrators in Tishrin Dam. The post Turkish seizure of Euphrates water threatens agriculture lands in Syria’s Raqqa ...

Opinion leaders in Raqqa warn of a humanitarian crisis

ANF - 2021-04-28 14:14
Opinion leaders in Raqqa reacting to Turkey lowering the water flowing over the Euphrates River warned of an imminent serious humanitarian crisis in the region. ...

Euphrates River drought damages crops in Syria’s Kobani

NPA Syria - 2021-04-27 17:08
Violating an agreement in signed with #Syria in 1987, #Turkey has been sharply reducing the amount of water flowing to the #Euphrates River, destroying crops and depriving people of water in the country’s north. The post Euphrates River drought damages cr ...

Kurdish-led SDF dominates political life in Eastern Euphrates - Enab Baladi

Enabbaladi - 2021-04-24 01:45

New lockdown in the Euphrates Region to last until 2 May

ANF - 2021-04-23 08:30
After a partial lockdown a new general one will be in place until 2 May. ...

Agricultural areas in Ain Issa risk drying out

ANF - 2021-04-22 22:07
Agricultural areas in Ain Issa risk drying out as the Turkish state reduces the water flowing through the Euphrates River. ...

Crisis Management Team in Syria’s Euphrates region to extend lockdown

NPA Syria - 2021-04-20 16:02
The number of people confirmed infected with #coronavirus in northern #Syria's Euphrates region since the beginning of April has reached 109. The post Crisis Management Team in Syria’s Euphrates region to extend lockdown appeared first on North press agen ...

Euphrates Region goes in partial lockdown for a further four days

ANF - 2021-04-19 12:11
The Euphrates Region Autonomous Administration said that the lockdown, which expired on Sunday evening, has been partially extended for 4 more days. ...

Bodies of two drowned brothers found in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-18 21:59
Drowning cases in the #Euphrates are frequent, and most of the victims are children, and they increase in the summer. The post Bodies of two drowned brothers found in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor appeared first on North press agency. ...

Crisis Management in Syria’s Euphrates region extends lockdown

NPA Syria - 2021-04-18 21:09
The number of #coronavirus cases in northern #Syria's Euphrates region reached 109 before the lockdown. The post Crisis Management in Syria’s Euphrates region extends lockdown appeared first on North press agency. ...

Two brothers drowned in Euphrates, Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-17 13:30
Deir ez-Zor, Syria (North Press) – On Friday, two brothers from the town of al-Shuhail, east Deir ez-Zor, were drowned in the Euphrates River without their parents being able to find their bodies. The two child brothers, Suleiman al-Farhan, 14, and Farhan ...

Autonomous Administration issues new warning to comply with lockdown

ANF - 2021-04-17 11:26
Despite the increasing coronavirus cases in the Euphrates Region, people are still not complying with the decisions taken by the authorities which warned once again of the risk of a humanitarian disaster. ...
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