Sobat

Sobat

(sō`bät), river, c.200 mi (320 km) long, formed on the Ethiopia–South Sudan border, E Africa, by the confluence of the Baro and Pibor rivers. It flows generally NW through NE South Sudan, past Nasir, to the White Nile just SW of Malakal. It is navigable in the flood season.

Sobat

 

a river in East Africa, mainly in the Sudan, a right tributary of the White Nile. The Sobat is formed by the confluence of the Baro and Pibor rivers. Its length from the sources of the Baro is 730 km; it drains an area of approximately 350,000 sq km.

The Sobat flows through mountainous and hilly regions, mainly through the savanna zone. High water occurs in the summer rainy season, from June to December; the maximum flow occurs in November. The mean annual flow rate at the mouth is 412 cu m per sec. In winter and spring many of the Sobat’s tributaries dry up. The river is navigable during the rainy season as far as the city of Nasir, located 300 km from the mouth.

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The ISIL terrorist group's notorious oil minister Sobat Turki, nom du guerre Abu Hessan, was killed along with a number of militants in clashes with Iraq's intelligence forces in Deir Ezzur province in Eastern Syria, a security expert said on Friday.
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It merits a mention here that on the 22nd December night two young girls Gulkabina Bibi, Yasmeen Bibi boys Bostan and Sobat Khan, those have been killed by their blood relative of the girls in the name of honour at Upper Kohistan village Sair Lotar.
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Water flow of the White Nile became very weak at Lake No after passing across this long wide swamp, where it meets the Sobat River that comes from south Ethiopia, which provides the Nile with 11 billion cubic meters originating from the Ethiopian Plateau, and gives a "kiss of life" to the low speed of White Nile flow to push it forward north until Khartoum, he continued.
QUETTA: Five people including a woman sustained injuries when a clash took place in two groups over a minor issue in District Dera Murad Jamali.brAccording to the details, the clash erupted in to different groups in Dera Murad Jamali left five men including a woman named Sobat Bibi, Taj Mohammad ,Gulam Mohammad, Deedar Ali, Wazir Khan injured.
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Until recently, relations between Egypt and Ethiopia were governed by an agreement signed under the auspices of Britain in 1902, in which the ruler of Ethiopia officially promised that his country would not allow any projects on the Blue Nile, Lake Tana or Sobat River that may harm Egyptian interests.
Sobat Khan, Haji Shoaib, Sohail Khan and Ahmad Shah Bacha announced to join QWP with family members and scores of supporters.
Treaty between Great Britain and Ethiopia, 15 May, 1902 : Article III of the Treaty between Great Britain and Ethiopia states, "His Majesty the Emperor Menilik II, King of Kings of Ethiopia, engages himself towards the Government of His Britannic Majesty not to construct or allow to be constructed any work across the Blue Nile, Lake Tana, or the Sobat, which would arrest the flow of their waters except in agreement with His Britannic Majesty's Government and the Government of Sudan."