Press Roundup: 21 – 27 Apr 2019

Sunday 21/04/19

Basra major water project to open Oct. 24: Min.
The Baghdad Post

Iraqis furious with militiamen aiding Iran while ignoring troubles at home
The Arab Weekly – Azhar Al-Rubaie

Minister Falah Mustafa and Dutch delegation focused on institutions, agriculture and food processing in Kurdistan
KRG Department of Foreign Relations

PM Barzani orders confiscation of illegal oil refinery equipment
Rudaw

Monday 22/04/19

Civilian electrocuted to death in Qamishlo due to flooding from heavy rainfall
Kurdistan 24 

Op-Ed by Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert on International Mother Earth Day, 22 April 2019
Reliefweb – Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert 

Wave of Late-season Snow Hits Parts of Kurdistan Region (Photos)
NRT

Tuesday 23/04/19

Camp planning in Iraq and Kurdistan critical to slowing water pollution
Rudaw – Chris Johannes

WHO sends new shipment of emergency equipment and medical supplies to Missan
World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office

Wednesday 24/04/19

Mosul Dam Close to Overflow: Warning for Tigris Bank
Iraq Daily Journal

‘Water is life’: unexpected rainfall revives Iraq’s historic marshlands
Reuters – Raya Jalabi

Thursday 25/04/19

High-level Russian delegation in Iraq to discuss trade ties
AP

Iraq on Track to Harvest 5 Mln Tonnes of Wheat, Reducing Import Needs
Successful Farming 

Iraq’s oil boom could be derailed by a lack of water
CNN – Zahraa Alkhalisi 

Saturday 27/04/19

Çavuşoğlu to discuss water issues, reconstruction, political ties with Iraqi officials
Daily Sabah

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