Environment

Environment
Egyptian authorities reported the quake was felt in some of the country's cities.
Israeli environment activists have fiercely opposed the UAE oil transport deal [Getty]
Environmentalists in Israel have celebrated after the Israeli government said it would not allow more crude oil to be shipped through the port of Eilat, dealing a blow to a controversial pipeline deal with the UAE.
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Powerful storm have caused flash floods in northern Iraq that killed 12, including three foreign nationals and a baby.
Environment
Water supplies dried up, crops wilted, and under-fed cattle and livestock died during the 2020-2021 cropping season, a time that saw new levels of water scarcity and reduction in water flow from rivers that run through the country
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The Batman River loach - considered critically endangered - was last spotted in 1974 in the streams and tributaries of the Batman and Ambar rivers.
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Mediterranean countries have pledged to increase efforts to protect the environment and reduce pollution, including a cap on the use of sulphur in fuel for ships.
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Lebanon's economic crisis, Covid-19 and the deadly Beirut port explosion have made city life in Beirut less appealing to many Lebanese people.
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A storm hit Istanbul as well as other parts of Turkey Monday. At least one person has been killed, ferries have been cancelled and flights redirected.
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UAE energy minister, who was speaking at a private business event at the Expo 2020 world fair in Dubai, gave no further details about the plans.
Energy Minister Karine Elharrar opposes the deal [Getty]
Israel's energy minister said on Tuesday a deal with partners from the United Arab Emirates to transport oil from the Gulf to Europe via Israel should be cancelled as it was too much of an environmental risk.