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Zarqa

or

Zerka

(both: zär`kä), in the Bible, river, 80 mi (129 km) long, rising in the hills W of Amman, N Jordan, and flowing generally north, then west, to the Jordan River; it is the ancient Jabbok. On its southern bank Jacob wrestled with the angel.
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Zarqa

the second largest town in Jordan, northeast of Amman. Pop.: 494 000 (2005 est.)
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KIRKUK / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A local source in Kirkuk said that the Daash terrorist organization is transferring for more than three days, fighters mostly of Arab citizenship to the Hamrin mountains (al-Fateha, Alas and Ajil oil fields, al-Hayalel, al- Zerga and Tel Kesaiba south of Kirkuk) so to do their last attempt to threaten al-Alam district and West of al-Dour area.
Baquba / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Tigris Operations Command announced the resolution of the Zerga battle on the border between the provinces of Diyala and Salah al-Din after killing / 25 / elements of the Daash organization, including bombers and prominent leaders of the organization.
The source added that the Daash elements managed to sneak across the Zerga river through the villages of Al- Bestamli and Al-Zenjeliya incidents on the road to Tikrit - Tuz attacked a point, which led to the martyrdom of an office with the rank of lieutenant colonel and wounding a number of federal policemen.
Le probleme d'assechement de certains puits a ete souleve par plusieurs elus, notamment par les presidents des APC d'Ain Zerga, d'El Meridj, d'El Houidjbet, de Boulhaf-Dir et de Stah Guentis.
Kirkuk / NINA / Peshmerga forces in Tuz 75 km south of Kirkuk responded, at dawn today, to multi-terrorist attack in the regions of Zerga and Abraj (towers).
Zitouni, qui effectue une visite de deux jours dans la wilaya de Setif, devait se rendre, en fin d'apres-midi, dans les communes de Ksar El Abtal, Hammam Sokhna, Guelta Zerga et Setif pour inspecter le centre de detention et de torture de Ksar Ettir, s'enquerir de l'etat d'avancement du centre de repos, inspecter les travaux de rehabilitation du cimetiere des martyrs et visiter le musee du moudjahid et le complexe historique.
A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / today that "a joint security force of the Diyala police backed by popular defense forces clashed with an armed group of Daash near Zerga bridge east of Salahuddin province, killing a senior commander in the Daash terrorist organization, holding Jordanian citizenship.