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Iraqis protest over summer blackouts and water shortages

Iraqis protest over summer blackouts and water shortages

  • Iraq is the second-largest oil producer in the OPEC cartel, but despite having immense oil and gas reserves, it remains dependent on imports to meet its energy needs
  • Many households have just a few hours of mains electricity per day, and those who can afford it use private generators to keep fridges and air conditioners running
By AFP ·

Special Turkey risks water scarcity with historically low rainfall

Turkey risks water scarcity with historically low rainfall

By MENEKSE TOKYAY ·