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Sunday, June 01, 2014

Turkey cuts off the Euphrates river starving Syrians and Iraqis of fresh water


The Turkish government recently cut off the flow of the Euphrates River, threatening primarily Syria but also Iraq with a major water crisis. Al-Akhbar found out that the water level in Lake Assad has dropped by about six meters, leaving millions of Syrians without drinking water.

Two weeks ago, the Turkish government once again intervened in the Syrian crisis. This time was different from anything it had attempted before and the repercussions of which may bring unprecedented catastrophes onto both Iraq and Syria.

Violating international norms, the Turkish government recently cut off the water supply of the Euphrates River completely. In fact, Ankara began to gradually reduce pumping Euphrates water about a month and half ago, then cut if off completely two weeks ago, according to information received by Al-Akhbar.

http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/new-turkish-aggression-against-syria-ankara-suspends-pumping-euphrates%E2%80%99-water

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3 comments:

NPP said...

In addition to Water Wars: Ankara suspends pumping Euphrates’ water, cutting off the water supply to Syria and Iraq:
http://stratrisks.com/geostrat/19676

Look what is happening in my beloved Turkey.... all from 1 newspaer over the last 24-48 hours:

Muslim group prays in front of Hagia Sophia:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/muslim-group-prays-in-front-of-hagia-sophia-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=67225&NewsCatID=338

Turkish official’s Ottoman-style circumcision triggers public outcry:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-officials-ottoman-style-circumcision-triggers-public-outcry.aspx?pageID=238&nID=67184&NewsCatID=341

Turkish professor at Harvard asks hard questions to President Gül on Gezi Park:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-professor-at-harvard-asks-hard-questions-to-president-gul-on-gezi-park.aspx?pageID=238&nID=67224&NewsCatID=338

Turkish PM Erdoğan slams Gezi on eve of anniversary, targets Twitter, Facebook:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-pm-erdogan-slams-gezi-on-eve-of-anniversary-targets-twitter-facebook.aspx?pageID=238&nID=67219&NewsCatID=338

Police have 'absolute orders' not to permit Gezi protests: Erdoğan:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/police-have-absolute-orders-not-to-permit-gezi-protests-erdogan.aspx?pageID=238&nID=67228&NewsCatID=338

IN PICTURES: 10 scenes of horror on Gezi anniversary:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/in-pictures-10-scenes-of-horror-on-gezi-anniversary.aspx?pageID=238&nID=67232&NewsCatID=339

However, GOOD things are abound too. My friend has helped produce...
http://worldsfirsttemple.com/
Göbeklitepe - Dünyanın İlk Tapınağı (The Worlds First Temple) only in Turkish unfortunately...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19aANs1dU6s
But... Graham Hancock: Gobekli Tepe & Egypt:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfflYaP71G0

Atatürk: Yurtta Bariş, Dünyada Bariş - Peace at Home, Peace in the World

Anonymous said...

This plan was first put forward to turkey by mossad, at that time turkey refused categorically on humanitarian grounds, so what threats have made them change their minds ??

Nollidge said...

"This plan was first put forward to turkey by mossad, at that time turkey refused categorically on humanitarian grounds, so what threats have made them change their minds ??"
Try googling "Israels nuclear blackmail".They've been installing nuclear warheads in countries around the world for many years now,all brought in under the diplomatic bag.
Quite often they're installed in their embassies.You can read more at Jimstonefreelance.com