Tigris River


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Noun1.Tigris River - an Asian riverTigris River - an Asian river; a tributary of the Euphrates River
Al-Iraq, Irak, Iraq, Republic of Iraq - a republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq
Syria, Syrian Arab Republic - an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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operating Ilysu dam will lead to the loss of 40 percent of the arable land and two-thirds of water supply of the Tigris River," the head of the bloc, Mohammad Naji, told a joint news conference with the bloc's deputies, added "The quality of the water flowing will be seriously harmful because it contains a large proportion of sediments, salts and residues, as well as the risk to natural biodiversity in the marshes.
Rasheed said that Iraq is facing similar problems with Iran, which has cut the water imports of the Tigris river from 40 percent to 15 percent due to the projects and dams that Iran has established on the river during the past years.
BACK from injury, Barry Geraghty lit-up Galway last week, emerging as the meeting's leading jumps jockey and producing a vintage ride to win the Guinness Galway Hurdle on Tigris River.
The young trainer saddled four winners and had six of his runners hit the frame, his week highlighted by landing the €300,000 Galway Hurdle with Tigris River and Slowmotion finishing third in the €250,000 Galway Plate.
Spokesman for the General Command of Iraq's Joint Operation Brigadier General Yahya Rasoul said that the Iraqi forces are just a little far from the Tigris River bank in the West.
The bombs targeted a truck carrying people from Hawija, about 120 km (75 miles) south of Islamic State's stronghold in Mosul, as they were being taken to the town of Al Alam, next to the Tigris river.
According to Reuters, the bombs targeted a truck carrying people from Hawija, about 120 km (75 miles) south of ISIS stronghold in Mosul, as they were being taken to the town of Al Alam, next to the Tigris river.
It is located in the lower Zagros Mountains about 250 km (160 mi) east of the Tigris River, between the Karkheh and Dez Rivers.
Diyala's western border is shaped by the flow of the Tigris River.
BY RYAN MCELLIGOTT AIDAN O'BRIEN'S Tigris River can claim feature-race glory in the Listowel Race Supporters Club Lartigue Hurdle as the Harvest Festival draws to a close.
Chief among those projects, whose implementationhas unfortunately been delayed, is the one planned on Tigris River to draw water to thenortheastern Hasaka province.
IS militants seized control of the strategically important energy facility on the Tigris River on 7 August.