Southeast Anatolia Project

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  • Guneydogu Anadolu Projesi — (GAP)    GAP, or the Southeast Anatolia Project, is the Turkish acronym for its massive, $32 billion, multidam project to harness the waters of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers in southeast Anatolia in order to economically develop the area and… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

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  • Chronology — 401 BCE Kardouchoi harass retreating Greeks, as recorded by Xenophon in his Anabasis. Mid 7th century CE Kurds are Islamicized. 1169 Saladin (most famous Kurd) establishes Ayyubid dynasty in Egypt and Syria. 1187 Saladin defeats Crusaders at the… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Acronyms and Abbreviations — AI Amnesty International AKIN American Kurdish Information Network (USA) AKP Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi or AK Partisi (Justice and Development Party) (Turkey) ARGK Artes i Rizgariye Geli Kurdistan (Kurdistan Peoples Liberation Army) (PKK) AYOD… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

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  • Syria —    Syria is one of the four Middle Eastern states containing parts of historical Kurdistan. More than a million Kurds live in Syria, many of them descended from grandparents who crossed the frontier to escape Turkish repression after the failure… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Water —    In sharp contrast to most of the Middle East, Kurdistan is blessed with water. Both the Tigris and Euphrates rivers rise in the Kurdish areas of Turkey before flowing south into Syria and Iraq.    In recent years, Turkey has sought to harness… …   Historical Dictionary of the Kurds

  • Euphrates — For the song River Euphrates by the Pixies, see Surfer Rosa. Coordinates: 31°0′18″N 47°26′31″E / 31.005°N 47.44194°E / 31 …   Wikipedia

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