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Authorities Release Findings On Euphrates Contamination Responsible For Fish Deaths - OOSKA News

... the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to the investigation of cause of multiple fish deaths in the Euphrates River ...

Heavy metals, ammonia blamed for Euphrates carp deaths: WHO - bdnews24.com

"Testing on dead fish has revealed serious issues that warranted WHO to conduct a second investigation related to probable viral infection of fish causing the death of thousands in the river. Results of the second test are due next week," WHO said in a ...

Civilians, monitors accuse US-led coalition of 'disregard' for civilian life as anti-IS Hajin campaign drags into ... - Syria Direct

Washington's special envoy to the coalition, Brett McGurk, also tweeted that the strikes in question were conducted “after careful review to ensure no civilians [were] in the area,” but that another force “from across the [Euphrates] river” conducted ...

US sends medical aid to PKK terrorists in Iraq's Qandil - Yeni Şafak English

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in late October that Turkey had completed preparations for operations on the eastern side of Euphrates River.“We will trample on terror groups with more effective operations. We have finished all our preparations and ...

WHO says Iraq river pollution toxic to fish - Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

In this Nov 3 file photo, dead carp fl oat in the Euphrates River, near the town of Hindiyah, 80 kilometers (50 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The World Health Organization said on Nov 20 that laboratory tests completed after a shocking fish die-off in ...

Will Turkey attack the Kurds in eastern Euphrates? - Tehran Times

Al-Raqqah, also called Raqqa, is a city in Syria located on the northeast bank of the Euphrates River, about 160 kilometres east of Aleppo. It is located 40 kilometres east of the Tabqa Dam, Syria's largest dam. The area also contains 90 percent of ...

WHO confirms high ammonia, heavy metal levels in Euphrates - Rudaw

"Testing on dead fish has revealed serious issues that warranted WHO to conduct a second investigation related to probable viral infection of fish causing the death of thousands in the river. Results of the second test are due next week," added the WHO ...

High level of pollution in Iraqi water samples where thousands of fish died: WHO - Kurdistan24

Laboratory tests in Amman, Jordan “conducted on water samples” revealed the “contamination of water” from the Euphrates River with “high content of coliforms, heavy metals, and high concentration of ammonia,” according to a WHO statement received by ...

WHO and Ministry of Health investigate the massive death of fish in southern governorates of Iraq [EN/AR] - Reliefweb

Baghdad, 20 November 2018 -- Laboratory tests conducted on water samples in the reference lab in Amman, Jordan on the cause of death of freshwater fish in the Euphrates River in Iraq have revealed the contamination of water with high content of ...

UAE, Saudi Arabia dispatch troops to east of the Euphrates in Syria - Yeni Şafak English

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said in late October that Turkey had completed preparations for operations on the eastern side of Euphrates River. “We will trample on terror groups with more effective operations. We have finished all our preparations ...

Syrian Forces Rout Daesh From Last Stronghold in Southern Syria - Sputnik International

A small, Daesh-controlled region also remains on the eastern bank of the Euphrates river south of the town of Hajin, next to the Iraqi border, where the terrorists are being engaged by the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). ... Reddit. Google+ ...

Syrian army says Islamic State cleared from southeastern desert - TODAYonline

... rampaged through the city of Sweida in July from the direction of desert east of the city, killing more than 200 people and detonating suicide vests. Islamic State is still present in eastern Syria in a pocket east of the Euphrates River near the ...

Pics of the Week: Nov. 19, 2018 - DefenseNews.com

1 of 11 U.S. Marines fire an M120 Mortar round at known ISIS staging areas in the Middle Euphrates River Valley's Deir Ezzor province, Syria, Oct. 12, 2018. Coalition Forces are committed to the elimination of ISIS as they continue to assist the Syrian ...

Syrian army advances against Islamic State in southeastern desert - Devdiscourse

Further northeast, the U.S.-led coalition was waging air strikes against the town of Hajin, east of the Euphrates River, in the last remaining Islamic State-held pocket in Syria near the border with Iraq. (Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; editing by ...

FSA ready to fight PKK/YPG alongside Turkey in east of Euphrates - Yeni Şafak English

... the Free Syrian Army is conducting war exercises and target practices for a possible Turkish-led operation against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorists in the east of the Euphrates River. FSA Commander Seyf Abu Bakr evaluated the situation and ...

Islamic State says US-led strikes kill 40 in militant pocket in Syria - The Indian Express

The fighting is the latest phase of efforts by the US-led coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to clear Islamic State from its last foothold east of the Euphrates River following last year's defeat of the group in Raqqa, its Syrian ...

Turkey's trigger finger grows itchy over US-Kurd relations - Al-Monitor

Turkey is anxious to pursue operations against the Kurds east of the Euphrates River. At the moment, however, Turkey's best commando, armor and special forces elements are engaged in numerous operations: inside Turkey, in northern Iraq, in the ...

Kurdish-led SDF chasing Baghdadi in Euphrates River Valley - AMN Al-Masdar News

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are fighting Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's followers and family members in Hajin, an eastern Syrian town about 50 km west of the Iraqi border, a Sun correspondent embedded with the militia has reported. “In ...

Spotlight on Global Jihad (November 8-14, 2018) - Intelligence & Terrorism Information Center

In the enclave north of Albukamal, ISIS expanded its offensive initiatives and carried out an attack against the Syrian army (crossing the Euphrates River in boats and attacking Syrian forces stationed on the west bank). Around the world, terrorist ...

US Resume Airstrikes On Targets East Of Euphrates, Use Phosphorous Bombs - Zakharova - UrduPoint News

The United States has resumed intensive airstrikes to the east of the Euphrates River, including with the use of phosphorus bombs, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Thursday.

The Euphrates is the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia. Together with the Tigris, it is one of the two defining rivers of Mesopotamia. Originating in eastern Turkey, the Euphrates flows through Syria and Iraq to join the Tigris in the Shatt al-Arab, which empties into the Persian Gulf.

Euphrates
Arabic: الفرات‎‎: al-Furāt, Turkish: Fırat, Kurdish: Firat, Syriac: ܦܪܬ‎: Prath, Hebrew: פרת‎‎ Perat, Armenian: Եփրատ: Yeprat
River
Zalabiya,Euphrat.jpg
The Euphrates near Halabiye (Syria); the site can be seen in the background on the left bank
Name origin: from Greek, from Old Persian Ufrātu, from Elamite ú-ip-ra-tu-iš
Countries Iraq, Syria, Turkey
Basin area Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
Tributaries
 - left Balikh, Khabur
 - right Sajur
Cities Birecik, Ar-Raqqah, Deir ez-Zor, Mayadin, Haditha, Ramadi, Habbaniyah, Fallujah, Kufa, Samawah, Nasiriyah
Landmarks Lake Assad, Lake Qadisiyah, Lake Habbaniyah
Source
 - location Murat Su, Turkey
 - elevation 3,520 m (11,549 ft)
Secondary source
 - location Kara Su, Turkey
 - elevation 3,290 m (10,794 ft)
Source confluence
 - location Keban, Turkey
 - elevation 610 m (2,001 ft)
Mouth Shatt al-Arab
 - location Al-Qurnah, Basra Governorate, Iraq
 - coordinates 31°0′18″N 47°26′31″E / 31.00500°N 47.44194°E / 31.00500; 47.44194Coordinates: 31°0′18″N 47°26′31″E / 31.00500°N 47.44194°E / 31.00500; 47.44194
Length 2,800 km (1,740 mi) approx.
Basin 500,000 km (193,051 sq mi) approx.
Discharge for Hīt
 - average 356 m/s (12,572 cu ft/s)
 - max 2,514 m/s (88,781 cu ft/s)
 - min 58 m/s (2,048 cu ft/s)
Map of the combined Tigris–Euphrates drainage basin (in yellow)
Wikimedia Commons: Euphrates

The Euphrates (/juːˈfrtz/; Sumerian: 𒌓𒄒𒉣: Buranuna, Akkadian: 𒌓𒄒𒉣: Purattu, Arabic: الفرات‎‎: al-Furāt, Syriac: ̇ܦܪܬ‎: Pǝrāt, Armenian: Եփրատ: Yeprat, Hebrew: פרת‎‎: Perat, Turkish: Fırat, Kurdish: Firat‎) is the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia. Together with the Tigris, it is one of the two defining rivers of Mesopotamia. Originating in eastern Turkey, the Euphrates flows through Syria and Iraq to join the Tigris in the Shatt al-Arab, which empties into the Persian Gulf.

Pixies-River Euphrates

The Pixies Off the 1988 album Surfer Rosa 4AD.

Euphrates River Almost Dry 2018 Update- Dajjal Incoming

The prophecy of the drying of Euphrates River is almost fulfilled. All other signs of Judgment Day will approach very soon.

Pixies - River Euphrates (live)

The Pixies VPRO 'Fa. Onrust', Dutch TV, at Hilversum Studios, The Netherlands 1 October 1988 Rebroadcast Sep. 2008 01 Bone Machine 02 Interview 03 ...

Euphrates River Prophecy ALERT! 6th Seal, Blood Moon

Turkish government finally cut the Euphrates River finally, what major catastrophic affect Syria in first class, second class in Iraq. Al «News» The water level in ...

Pixies - River Euphrates (Remastered)

ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA song by Mr. Nicky

TEACHERS: Mr. Nicky performs school assemblies and classroom workshops across the country, teaching your classes how to write their own educational ...