Three out of every four jobs globally depend on water in some way, including small-scale farmers who produce 80% of the world’s food. Reuters
For more than four decades Ramzan has been a “mashki,” or water bearer, an age-old profession now in decline as water companies and tankers increasingly supply residents.
Local farmers are counting their blessings after unexpected heavy rainfall at the end of 2018 caused the dams to overflow by early January and water came gushing back to the wetlands in southeastern Iraq.
The United Arab Emirates has expressed its deep regret and condemnation of the recognition by the United States of the Syrian Golan Heights as sovereign Israeli territory, describing it as a move that disrupts all efforts to achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East.
It is not surprising that the Delta variety, which had originated in India and which is now widespread across the world, in the Americas, in Europe, in south-east Asia, has emerged in China, first in Wuhan, the original home of COVID-19, and in Nanjing,
Political theorists, philosophers of social science, pundits and the media are essentially right to say that we live in a “post-truth” society, even world. This viewpoint has been associated with left-wing academics in the postmodernist and deconstruction
I like the internet as much as the next guy. There are a lot of useful things about it and on it. But, at the same time, I dislike the internet as much as the next guy because there’s also a lot wrong with it. The upside of the internet is also its downside.