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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]
15 Sep 2017, 10:38 am by Garrett Hinck
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of U.S. backed Arab and Kurdish fighters, will not advance closer towards the Syrian Army lines across the Euphrates River. [read post]
19 Jul 2019, 7:16 am by Galip Dalay
With Russian approval, Turkey undertook military operations in northwestern Syria, driving YPG forces east of the Euphrates river. [read post]
13 Mar 2018, 4:00 am by J. Dana Stuster
The United States did not respond to that request, but is working on a compromise that would see Kurdish forces withdraw from Manbij, a contested city on the Euphrates River at the western edge of Kurdish territory in eastern Syria. [read post]
7 Nov 2016, 12:51 pm by Quinta Jurecic
The offensive on Raqqa has begun, and it has a name: “Euphrates Rage. [read post]
18 Sep 2017, 11:28 am by Garrett Hinck
In recent weeks, the SDF and their majority-Kurdish militia forces moved into the areas east of the Euphrates River to block Russian-backed forces from crossing the river and seizing the rich oil fields to the east. [read post]
29 Sep 2017, 9:46 am by Garrett Hinck
International observers said that pro-government forces are fighting the extremist group in a village on the eastern bank of the Euphrates river, near the positions of U.S. [read post]
25 Aug 2016, 11:50 am by Rishabh Bhandari
While visiting Ankara yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden warned that the United States would cut all support to Syrian Kurdish forces if they do not comply with Turkish demands to withdraw to the east of the Euphrates River. [read post]
31 Dec 1969, 4:00 pm by CPoplin
Elsewhere, Reuters reports that ISIS fighters are using water as a weapon, closing the gates of a key dam on the Euphrates River in western Iraq. [read post]
19 Jun 2017, 1:35 pm by Alex Potcovaru
” The Russian Ministry of Defense issued a statement saying it will target aircraft west of the Euphrates River during Russian aviation missions, the Post reports. [read post]
24 Jun 2017, 11:59 am by Alex Potcovaru
On Monday, Russia responded to the U.S. strike by suspending coordination with the U.S. on de-escalation channels and threatening to target all aircraft west of the Euphrates while on aviation missions. [read post]
20 Jun 2017, 1:40 pm by Alex Potcovaru
The incident prompted a strong reaction from Russia, which threatened to target aircraft west of the Euphrates and to halt communication channels designed to de-escalate potential conflict. [read post]
20 Sep 2017, 12:00 pm by Garrett Hinck
The offensive aims to move along the Euphrates River through the vast desert province and end at the Syrian border, where the Islamic State is currently battling the Syrian Army and U.S. [read post]
11 Sep 2017, 10:57 am by Garrett Hinck
-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are separated by only 10 miles and the Euphrates river, according to Reuters. [read post]
27 Mar 2012, 2:11 am
Elle met en évidence les lacunes qui rendent difficile la gestion des bassins les plus critiques, à savoir les bassins de l’Euphrate, du Tigre, du Jourdain, et du Nil. [read post]
8 Jan 2019, 12:12 pm by Nicholas Norberg
SDF units took the town of Hajin on Dec. 14 and continued to press their gains along the Euphrates and around Deir Ez-Zor on Dec. 28. [read post]
9 Mar 2017, 9:53 am by Jordan Brunner
The New York Times reports that ISIS leaders are fleeing Raqqa as coalition forces converge on the city, with plans to carry on the fight from other sanctuaries in Syria and Iraq, such as Deir al-Zour in Syria and in towns along the Euphrates in Iraq. 3,000 to 4,000 ISIS fighters will remain in Raqqa to prepare for the coming fight, while no more than 2,500 fighters are struggling to maintain their hold on western Mosul in the face of a rapid advance by elite Iraqi army fighters with U.S.… [read post]
10 Jan 2017, 8:00 am by J. Dana Stuster
Starting in late December, Russian forces began dropping unguided bombs on Islamic State areas near al-Bab, where Turkish forces and Syrian rebels participating in Operation Euphrates Shield have been bogged down since November. [read post]
17 Nov 2016, 11:53 am by Zachary Burdette
Turkish officials hope that the border will be secured “in the first half of 2017” as a component of Operation Euphrates Shield, the military intervention into Syria that began in August. [read post]