Euphrates River


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In two letters addressed by the ministry to the UN Secretary-General and head of the Security Council on the destruction of two main bridges on the Euphrates River in the countryside of Deir Ezzor province, the ministry said that it comes as part of the continued attacks by the so-called US-led international coalition on the basic services' facilities and infrastructure in the Syrian Arab Republic under the pretext "war against ISIS terrorist organization".
On Wednesday, the deputy premier, Rafea al-Issawi, discussed with Minister Abdellateef Jamal Rasheed, the problems resulting from the low water levels of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers and appropriate means of facing poor water supplies," according to a statement received by Aswat al-Iraq - Voices of Iraq - (VOI).
The sources further said that the army was in control of the entire regions on the Southern bank of the Euphrates River from Eastern Raqqa to Deir Ezzur city and Albu Kamal.
The discovery is the oldest depiction of worship in the area, reflecting the intellectual and symbolic development of the region's inhabitants, in addition to affirming that several structures found near the Euphrates River were used for ceremonial rituals around 12,000 years ago.
The bridge is situated on the Euphrates River and is considered to be the main entrance to the city for those coming from southern provinces," the director of the roads and bridges department, Jamal Mohammed Redha, told Aswat al-Iraq - Voices of Iraq - (VOI).
The major general went on to say that "most close-midair encounters between Russian and US jets in the area around the Euphrates River have been linked to the attempts of US aircraft to get in the way (of the Russian warplanes) striking against Islamic State terrorists.
The statement added: "The popular mobilization spread along the Euphrates River to cut the road in front of armed elements that infiltrate from Amiriyat Fallujah area to the Jurf al-Sakhar across the Euphrates River," .
Khaleel expected serious implications for the province, which he said has four main sources of water: Tigris River, Euphrates River, Shatt al-Arab Waterway and al-Bidaa Canal.
The sources further said that the army is now in control of the entire regions on the Southern bank of the Euphrates River from Eastern Raqqa to Deir Ezzur city and Albu Kamal.
BAGHDAD / NINA / A member of the parliamentary Commission on Security and Defense, MP of state of law coalition, Abbas al-Bayati declared that "All the leaders of the Iraqi National Alliance have authorized Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to take what he sees fit to make Euphrates River re- flow to central and southern governorates.
Military sources confirmed on Friday that the army troops managed to advance against ISIL in Southeastern Deir Ezzur and imposed full control over the Western bank of the Euphrates River, completing siege on the terrorists in a large region.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Baghdad Operations Command announced the killing of an armed group inside a boat bearing improvised explosive device in the Euphrates River.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army troops managed to advance against ISIL in Southeastern Deir Ezzur and imposed full control over the Western bank of the Euphrates River, completing siege on the terrorists in a large region, military sources conformed on Friday.
Baghdad (NINA) - The Ministry of Water Resources said that the oil spot in the Euphrates River in side Syrian territories has not yet entered into Iraq.
A Russian media outlet reported on Sunday that the Syrian Army recently been utilizing the modern PTS-2 military tracked amphibious cargo vehicles designed to carry cargo, troops, wheeled and tracked vehicles over water or in off-road conditions in the war against ISIL near the Euphrates River in Deir Ezzur.