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It is not true that our dams on the Tigris and the Euphrates increase the chances of dust storms.
With great respect, we would like to inform you that, in the past two decades, the Republic of Turkey, has constructed a tremendous number of dams in the Southern Anatolian region and the headwaters of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
The Energy Market Regulatory Agency (EPDK) recently approved three hydroelectric power plant projects to be constructed jointly by the Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning and the State Waterworks Authority (DSy) on the Tigris River.
GRACE data show an alarming rate of decrease in total water storage in the Tigris and Euphrates river basins, which currently have the second fastest rate of groundwater storage loss on Earth, after India,' said Jay Famiglietti of the University of California, Irvine, the study's principal investigator.
Allegation that we had agreed to put the management of the Tigris and the Euphrates under international control in order to open the environment chapter is nothing but a flight of imagination," Egemen Bagis told reporters after a meeting with EU Commissioner for energy Andris Piebalgs in Brussels.
AaDuring the sectarian violence of 2006-07, the Tigris River that cuts through the capital was a virtual front line between Sunnis on the west bank.
In June, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Ankara would guarantee a minimum 400 cubic meters of water per second from the Tigris and Euphrates rivers to help its neighbor weather a drought.
Iraqi police navigate a patrol boat on the Tigris River.
3) The two greatest rivers of southwest Asia, the Euphrates and the Tigris, originate in a particular topographic and climatic zone and end up in quite a different one.
As neighborhoods in Baghdad grow increasingly divided into a Shiite east and a Sunni west along the Tigris River, opportunities for young Shiites and Sunnis to mix are dwindling.
Pres Jalal Talabani says the bodies of more than 50 people have been discovered dumped in the Tigris river south of Baghdad.
They were killed and the bodies thrown in the Tigris.
THE bodies of more than 50 Iraqis who were believed to have been taken hostage have been recovered from the Tigris River, said Iraqi President Jalal Talabani' More than 50 bodies have been brought out from the Tigris and we have the full names of those who were killed and those who committed these crimes.
A vast system of canals and dikes built along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers under Saddam Hussein's regime cordoned off most of the marshes, converting them into flat agricultural land.