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Gulf Today: Restoring culture

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Michael Jansen. March 20 marks the twentieth anniversary of the US conquest of Iraq which has devastated its people, destroyed much of the country’s infrastructure, and has wreaked massive damage to its ancient and unique cultural heritage. In Iraq there are six sites designated as “World Heritage Sites”…

The Jordan Times: Climate-stressed Iraq says will plant 5 million trees

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By AFP. Iraq’s prime minister on Sunday announced a campaign to combat the severe impacts of climate change on the water-scarce country, including by planting five million palms and trees.? Oil-rich but war-battered Iraq suffers from extreme summer heat, frequent droughts, desertification and regular dust storms, problems that are…

The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 Shelling continues near Ukraine nuclear plant ahead of inspection More artillery fire hit near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine over the weekend, Ukrainian officials said Sunday. The fighting came as the International Atomic Energy Agency prepares to send a team of scientists this week to assess damage from recent shelling. UkraineContinue reading “The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04”