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The abandoned village of Savasankoyu north of Halfeti along the Euphrates, now a lake after the construction of the Birecik dam in 2000. The village attracts visitors who travel by boat to see the minaret of the flooded mosque that rises out of the water. © Micah Garen & Marie-Helene Carleton

Deep Divide

In 2008, the Turkish government intended to build the Ilisu Dam, a project in the Tigris river valley that would flood almost 200 villages and displace 80,000 people in a predominantly Kurdish region. The valley is home to more than …

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Cluster Bombs in Southern Lebanon

In southern Lebanon, cluster bombs are the most serious threat facing the civilian population.

This video aired on The New York Times website in October 2006.

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