Euphrates River

Minister: Iraq to face severe water shortages as river flows drop

  • The Tigris and Euphrates rivers are Iraq’s main water source and essential to for agriculture
  • Measurements of inflows from the border with Turkey in northern Iraq were 50% below average this year, Iraq’s Water Resources Minister Mahdi Rashid Al-Hamdani said
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Syrian troops close to encircling Deir Ezzor

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