Carchemish

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Car·che·mish

 (kär′kə-mĭsh′, kär-kē′mĭsh)
An ancient Hittite and Assyrian city on the Euphrates River in present-day southern Turkey. Nebuchadnezzar II defeated the Egyptians here in 605 bc.

Carchemish

(ˈkɑːkəmɪʃ; kɑːˈkiː-)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in Syria on the Euphrates, lying on major trade routes; site of a victory of the Babylonians over the Egyptians (605 bc)

Car•chem•ish

(ˈkɑr kə mɪʃ, kɑrˈki-)

n.
an ancient city in what is now S Turkey, on the upper Euphrates: a chief Hittite city.
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The Ankara-backed forces have been sent from Jerablus in Aleppo to Afrin as tensions and clashes intensified between the Turkish army and the Kurds in the region.
Lawrence's Arab Cause was formulated early, when the young Oxford student was doing archaeological excavation in Jerablus, northern Syria.
We have been patient… We have not deplored all of our troops to Syria … with the moderate opposition Jerablus was freed," he said, adding that Turkey supported plans to drive IS out of its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa.
The Syrians have started to bomb Kurdish positions along the Turkish border, and the Turks will use their current presence in Jerablus to take other cities like Manbij (30 km west of the Euphrates) and Al Bab (northeast of Aleppo), cutting the so-called Kurdish state in Syria right in two.
Several chapters expound on site-specific findings, including the boundary area on the bank of the Sajur river, the neighboring settlement of Tell Jerablus Tahtani, and new data on defense and layout of the Outer Town.
Seucirty forces took entry and exit to KarkamyE- border town, which is close to Jerablus captures by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The new projects are related to agricultural researches, border fire brigades, school rehabilitation activities, restoring Najm Castle, service projects in Azaza town, establishing an immigration and passport centers at Jerablus border gate and other service, scientific and environmental projects.
These days, a visitor to the frontier between Turkey and Syria at Jerablus will encounter much frustration and tension.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Ankara-backed forces have been sent from Jerablus in Aleppo to Afrin as tensions and clashes intensified between the Turkish army and the Kurds in the region.