Fragile foundation, lack of maintenance under ISIS militia could result in humanitarian disaster
Should the dam collapse, a wall of water would flood the heavily populated Tigris River valley
Iraq has signed a deal with an Italian company to repair and maintain the country’s largest dam
Site officials insist that extensive monitoring of the dam shows that the cavities are not weakening the structure... but can looks be deceiving?
The Iraqi government once again warned of the increasing threat of the collapse of the Mosul dam. A source from the Iraqi Prime Minister's office said ...
Officials have estimated more than a half million people could be killed if it fails. Millions more would be driven from their homes
The dam was constructed atop a foundation that continuously erodes with exposure to water
The strikes destroyed six ISIS vehicles near Sinjar and an ISIS fighting position southwest of Baghdad
American warplanes have carried out more than 100 air strikes against ISIS militants since August 8
The 1.5 million dam was beset with engineering problems made worse after becoming a battlefield
The U.S. president confirmed on Monday that Iraqi and Kurdish forces with U.S. help had recaptured Iraq’s largest dam from the militants
Completed in 1984, the dam suffers from structural problems
Kurdish forces were backed by the U.S. military to secure Iraq’s largest dam from Islamist militants
The military operation aims at retaking control of the country’s largest hydroelectric dam seized by militants earlier this month
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