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Ka·run

 (kə-ro͞on′, kä-)
A river of western Iran flowing about 725 km (450 mi) west and south into the Shatt al Arab on the Iraq border.

Ka•run

(kəˈrun, kɑ-)

n.
a river in SW Iran, flowing SW to the Shatt-al-Arab. ab. 515 mi. (830 km) long.
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Head of Iran's Petroleum Engineering and Development Company Turaj Dehqani said that floods that inundated parts oil-rich province of Khuzestan in southwest of the country over the past days had not caused the crude production in joint fields with Iraq, located to the west of the Karun River.
Dehqani said that historic flash floods that inundated parts of the oil-rich province of Khuzestan in Southwest of the country over the past days had not caused the crude production in joint fields with Iraq, located to the West of the Karun River, to stop or slow down.
Frustrated Basra people are putting the onus of the pollution and lack of drinking water in their city on Iran which stopped the flow the water of the Karun River, the longest Iranian river, into the Shatt Al-Arab River in Iraq and allegedly pumping its polluted water in it.
The Arabs of Iran's petroleum- and water-rich Arabistan (Khuzestan) accuse the theocracy of racial discrimination and of diverting their Karun River - which they call the source of great civilisations - to Isfahan.
This area has significant groundwater resources and permanent rivers due to limestone and schist heights, rain and good alluvium that are considered as Karun River branches.
The talks between the two sides included to determine the capacity of the border stations and discussing a final agreement to leveling the Karun River to facilitate the movement of ships with a tonnage of 12 000 tons and the use of the port of Imam Khomeini (ra) for loading and unloading of 50 000 tons of ships to transport Iraqi goods.
Here, in the heart of Iran's Zagros mountains, we were standing at the source of the Karun River. It marked the start of our expedition--to travel the length of the country's longest river by human power and in the process, explore Iran's culture and geography.
The Arabs of Iran's petroleum/water-rich Arabistan (Khuzestan) accuse the theocracy of racial discrimination and of diverting their Karun River (called the source of great civilisations) to Isfahan.
During the morning of that day, I was returning from the banks of the Karun River to our back lines.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi ambassador in Tehran dismissed reports that the Iranian government had blocked off the Karun River, which feeds Basra province.
Syria and Iraq both depend for drinking water, irrigation and hydroelectric power on the Euphrates and the Tigris -- which converge at Qurnah in southern Iraq where they are joined by the Karun River from Iran, to form the Shatt Al Arab, which flows into the Gulf.
The meeting was held after Japan and Iran signed an accord earlier this month to loan 7.49 billion yen to help Tehran build a dam in the Karun River in southwestern Iran, reviving inter-government loans frozen since 1993.