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Tigris

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Water level drops dramatically in Iraq's Tigris river

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Tigris–Euphrates river system

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IRAQ: SADDAM HUSSEIN SWIMS ACROSS TIGRIS RIVER

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Bodies of IS fighters still litter western bank of Tigris River

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Baghdad, Iraq, River Tigris, early 1920's. Archive film 33591

The Tigris is the eastern member of the two great rivers that define Mesopotamia, the other being the Euphrates. The river flows south from the mountains of southeastern Turkey through Iraq and empties itself into the Persian Gulf.
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