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Artist Maria Nissan said she became enchanted with Jordan's capital of Amman when she first visited three years ago but felt 'frustration and anger' at the piled-up rubbish.
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Egypt wants to focus on securing separate 'loss and damage' funds, or compensation payments to climate-vulnerable countries already suffering from climate-related weather extremes, said Wael Aboulmagd, special representative to the COP27 president.
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Sandstorms ripped through Gulf states as well as Iran, Iraq and Syria this week, putting thousands in hospital and disrupting flights.
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Egypt's foreign minister said his country would allow environmental protests during the COP27 UN Climate Change Conference, for which Cairo is the president.
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Those who have lost their lives include a woman in her seventies who was crushed by a tree while walking in the storm and another woman who drowned when her boat capsized.
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US President Joe Biden's administration has pledged to fund the removal of all the nation's lead pipes over the coming years – but until that happens, people need solutions now.
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Dollyofficiall, a Pakistani social media star with millions of followers is facing backlash after posing for a TikTok video by a forest fire
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Jordan, Turkey, and the UAE have all agreed to move ahead with Israeli President Herzog's proposal of regional cooperation on climate change, according to Israeli media
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Iraq's health ministry recorded the first death and said thousands have been hospitalised by the country's wave of dust storm
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A disaster management official said 500 houses were destroyed and 2,000 damaged, while 300 head of livestock killed and some 3,000 acres of crops damaged.