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Iran and Turkey Divert Iraq’s River Waters, Leaving Iraq on the Brink of Catastrophe

Global attention has been focused on the strained Ethiopian-Egyptian relations due to the construction of the Renaissance Dam by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, whose reservoir – once filled – will probably lower the…

  • Col. (ret) Dr. Jacques Neriah
  • Institute for Contemporary Affairs

But little attention has been given to the brewing conflict over the Tigris (Dajla in Arabic) and Euphrates (Furat in Arabic) waters, both iconic rivers on which Iraq’s existence in both ancient and…

Karb 1aDeadly riots in Iraq’s southern city of Basra erupted following protests waged by the local population that have been going on since early July 2018.

The turmoil worsened…

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