Topic: Water conflict

COP27 World Climate Conference in Egypt (photo: Sayed Sheasha/Reuters)

Egypt and climate change

COP27 – the things that can't be said

Barriers against rising sea levels: a boy fishing in Alexandria (photo: Karim El-Gawhary)

Climate change in Egypt

Alexandria or the sea?

Military parade in Algeria's capital Algiers to mark the 60th anniversary of independence from France on 5 July 2022 (photo: Algerian Ministry of Defence/Xinhua/IMAGO)

Algeria at 60

No more lethargy – Algiers’ passive foreign policy is over

Iranians gather on the iconic Khaju Bridge over the Zayandeh Rud river in Isfahan, on 16 May 2022 (photo: ATTA KENARE/AFP)

Water mismanagement in Iran

Drought and diversions – pulling the plug on Isfahan

An Egyptian boy with a handful of wheat grains (photo: AFP/Getty/ImaMohamed El Shahedges)

Egypt's food crisis

Wheat from the desert?

Hydroelectric power station in Jinghong, China (photo: picture-alliance)

Middle East

Water resources – another conflict trigger?

After extreme drought not much is left of Syria's West Lake, once an important reservoir (photo: Daniela Sala/DW)

Arab world

Conflict and climate change drive Syria's water crisis

Climate campaigner Muwafaq Mubareka (right) with his cousin Ali in the tree nursery in the south of Baghdad. Where there used to be orange groves, trees are now growing for the reforestation of Iraq (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Climate heroes in Iraq

A life for the trees

Safiyya and Azem Abu Daqqa, both qualified agricultural engineers, inspect seedlings in their greenhouse (photo: Afaq)

Private initiatives in Gaza

For a brighter future ... despite the blockade

Sign indicating Libya′s Great Man-Made River (source: Wikipedia)

Libya′s Great Man-Made River irrigation project

The eighth wonder of the world?

From left: Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, Omar al-Bashir and Hailemariam Desalegn join hands in a show of unity on 23 March 2015 (photo: Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images)

Dam treaty between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan

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Who owns the Nile?

An irrigation canal on the Euphrates bursting its banks (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Flood disaster in Iraq

Water as an instrument of war