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15 Jun 2014, 10:28 am by Sabrina I. Pacifici
The vast swath of territory between the Euphrates and the Tigris—from Aleppo, in Syria, to Mosul, in Iraq—threatens to become a sanctuary for the most virulent Islamist pathologies, not unlike what flourished in Afghanistan in the years before 9/11. [read post]
14 Jun 2009, 8:48 am
  Rome still has a legitimate claim on Parthia, and I’d probably be in charge over there if that idiot Crassus hadn’t ruined things by crossing the Euphrates without cavalry reserves sufficient to drive the Parthian cavalry into the Romans’ infantry lines. [read post]
8 May 2010, 1:38 pm by Bill Otis
Two of the guards' bodies were hung from a bridge over the Euphrates River in the insurgent attack. [read post]
18 Jun 2006, 10:49 am
" Die Hinweise auf die vier Flüsse, die im Paradies entspringen, darunter Euphrat und Tigris, deuten darauf hin: Das Land Adams und Evas lag im heutigen Nordiran in der Nähe des Urmiasees. [read post]
26 Nov 2008, 12:15 pm
"],Babylonian rule encompassed a huge area covering most of the Tigris-Euphrates river valley from Sumer and the Persian Gulf in the south to Assyria in the north. [read post]
7 May 2010, 6:02 pm by Shatha Almutawa
The pollution of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers has caused a variety of health problems to people, from skin and kidney diseases to cholera. [read post]
3 Nov 2009, 11:25 am
Early in the morning of September 6, 2007, Israeli fighter jets bombed the complex, located in the desert near the Euphrates river about 80 miles from the Iraq border. [read post]
12 Sep 2017, 9:00 am by J. Dana Stuster
As of Sunday, just 10 miles and the Euphrates River separated regime and SDF forces, with Islamic State-occupied Deir Ezzor in between. [read post]
29 Jul 2014, 9:29 am by Taryn Rucinski
Water law and cooperation in the Euphrates-Tigris region : a comparative and interdisciplinary approach / edited by Aysegül Kibaroglu, Adele J. [read post]
25 May 2007, 1:20 am
An accused person was allowed to cast himself into "the river," the Euphrates. [read post]
28 Aug 2021, 1:57 pm by Muskan Yadav | JURIST Staff
Armed with a rapid-fire weapon, Khedr was proved to have been one of the people who, in July 2012, guarded a captured Syrian lieutenant colonel’s transfer to the Euphrates’ banks in Syria and subsequent execution. [read post]
29 Aug 2016, 12:52 pm by Rishabh Bhandari, Quinta Jurecic
Turkish forces have increasingly clashed with the YPG as Turkey seeks to push Kurdish forces east of the Euphrates River in Syria. [read post]
8 Nov 2016, 6:10 am by J. Dana Stuster
The operation, named Euphrates Rage (not to be confused with the Turkish intervention, Operation Euphrates Shield), comes after two weeks of rumors about the timing of a push for the Islamic State’s de facto capital. [read post]
6 Jan 2017, 11:01 am by Quinta Jurecic
The victory is strategically significant, as the citadel is located near an ISIS-held dam on the Euphrates River that coalition forces hope to capture soon. [read post]
12 Sep 2014, 9:52 am by Sabrina I. Pacifici
In the summer of 2014, Islamic State-led forces, supported by Sunni Arab tribalists and groups linked to ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, advanced along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, seizing multiple population centers including Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city. [read post]
14 Apr 2014, 8:08 am by Ruth Levush
Turkey has had an ambitious plan to construct dams and hydroelectric power plants since 1975, and has been accused by other countries that share the Tigris-Euphrates Basin (including western Iran) of hoarding water. [read post]
1 May 2012, 6:23 pm by Lawrence B. Ebert
 14 It said to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, “Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates. [read post]
14 Apr 2008, 2:53 am
(Rusafa, by the way, is the part of Baghdad on the eastern side of the Euphrates. [read post]
5 Dec 2009, 12:33 pm
A couple of centuries later, upstream in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley, Sumerian laws become the foundation of the Code of Hammurabi (c. 1700 BC). [read post]
18 Dec 2018, 8:09 am by J. Dana Stuster
Ceasefire Enters Force in Hodeidah after Productive Peace Talks A week of peace talks between the warring factions in Yemen concluded last Thursday with the announcement of agreements to de-escalate fighting in the partially besieged city of Taiz and establish a ceasefire throughout the province of Hodeidah, where Saudi and Emirati-backed pro-government forces have been advancing on a strategic Houthi-held port. [read post]