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Cornerstone Laid at Shatt al-Arab Canal Project

Iraq’s Minister of Water Resources, Abdul-Latif Jamal Rashid, has laid the corner stone for the 350 billion dinar [$300m] Shatt al-Arab Canal project, aimed at pumping pure water for Basra Province and irrigation water for 250,000 donums of agricultural lands, according to a report from Aswat al-Iraq. Iraq’s Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, had launched a […]

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Shatt al-Arab Borders to be Demarcated

The outgoing Iraqi government announced on Friday that the demarcation of borders on the Shatt al-Arab will begin at the beginning of November under the supervision of the United Nations (UN), according to AKnews. The Shatt al-Arab is where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers meet and flow into the Persian Gulf. Ahmed al-Shihani, foreign affairs […]

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