8. Once considered the “cradle of civilization,” the area spanning across the Middle East countries of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Egypt, and parts of Turkey and Iran was famously known as the Fertile Crescent. The abundance of river water led to soil fertility and advancement in agriculture. Now the depletion of those resources has led to strife in the Middle East.
The region described above is drained by which of the following rivers?
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