A general view of Al Karamah Dam in Shouneh March 7, 2014. The Middle East's driest winter in several decades could pose a threat to global food prices, with local crops depleted and farmers' ... more 
A general view of Al Karamah Dam in Shouneh March 7, 2014. The Middle East's driest winter in several decades could pose a threat to global food prices, with local crops depleted and farmers' livelihoods blighted, U.N. experts and climatologists say. Varying degrees of drought are hitting almost two thirds of the limited arable land across Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, the Palestinian territories and Iraq. To match analysis CLIMATE-DROUGHT/MIDDLEAST. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed (JORDAN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT AGRICULTURE BUSINESS) less 
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Fri, Mar 7, 2014 11:22 AM EST