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Middle East to face water crisis by 2040

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Researchers from the World Institute for Water Resources said that half of the Middle East countries will suffer from a sharp water crisis by the year 2040.

With the aggravation of the water crisis globally, there are more warnings of the possibility of an increase in the severity of the conflicts and disputes in order to obtain water and its sources.

Researchers from the World Institute for Water Resources expected that thirty three countries, half of which are in the Middle East, would suffer from a severe water crisis by 2040.

According to a study that included one hundred sixty seven countries, the first ten countries that would face this crisis are: Bahrain, Kuwait, Palestine, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Oman.