Middle East

Israel: Water as a tool to dominate Palestinians

Israel deliberately denies Palestinians control over their water sources and sets the ground for water domination.


Hamdallah: Israel waging water war on Palestinians

Palestinians call Israel's manipulation of water supplies to large areas of West Bank “inhumane and outrageous”.


Israel denies cutting water supplies to West Bank

Utility company says there has been broad reduction in water supply to large parts of Palestinian territory.

Inside Story

What can be done to stop global water scarcity?

The UN says in the next 10 years more and more countries will see their resources dry up.


Devastating drought in India's Marathwada

A heat wave is searing western India with hundreds of millions of people affected by water shortages.


Year after earthquake, Nepal suffers water shortages

Pre-monsoon heat and changed water sources make this April particularly dangerous.


Drought, suicide and India's water train

Some regions in India's west are suffering from the worst drought on record with over 1,100 farmer suicides reported.

Counting the Cost

Food economics: What if the world went vegan?

Food for thought - we examine food scarcity, food security, food innovation and its economic consequences.


Are 'Water Wars' imminent in Central Asia?

Once a zone with perfect conditions for farming, Ferghana Valley is today under threat of desertification.


Thailand to drill 4,300 wells as drought hits hard

Almost $100m redirected for urgent construction of wells to supply drinking and washing water after lengthy shortage.


State of emergency in US city after water poisoned

Flint has faced a lead-saturated drinking water "disaster" affecting almost 100,000 residents over the past 18 months.

Fault Lines

The Colorado River: a lifeline running dry

Amid one of the worst droughts in recent memory, Fault Lines examines the battle over water rights in the western US.


Infographic: Kenya's Water Women

Kenya's female water tank masons are delivering measurable benefits to their communities and their country.

Women Make Change

Kenya's Water Women

How Kenya's female water tank masons are delivering measurable benefits to their communities - and their country.


Playing with fire

We follow scientists developing new techniques to predict wildfire behaviour and help save the lives of firefighters.