Rivers of Dust: The Future of Water and the Middle East

Hallinan, Conn
http://towardfreedom.org/story/rivers-of-dust-the-future-of-water-and-the-middle-east/

Publisher:  Toward Freedom
Date Written:  19/08/2019
Year Published:  2019  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX23947

Syria and Iraq are at odds with Turkey over the Tigris-Euphrates. Egypt's relations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the Nile are tense. Jordan and the Palestinians accuse Israel of plundering river water to irrigate the Negev Desert and hogging most of the three aquifers that underlie the occupied West Bank. According to satellites that monitor climate, the Tigris-Euphrates basin, embracing Turkey, Syria, Iraq and western Iran, is losing water faster than any other area in the world, with the exception of Northern India.

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