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Na·si·ri·yah

 (nä′sĭ-rē′ə)
A city of southeast Iraq west-northwest of Basra. A strategic crossing on the Euphrates River, it was the site (March 2003) of one of the first major battles of the Iraq War.

Nasiriyah

(ˌnæzɪˈriːə)
n
(Placename) a city in S Iraq, on the River Euphrates; agricultural and trading centre. Pop: 425 000 (2005 est)
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beaucoup moins que] L'execution de 36 condamnes pour les crimes de "Speicher" [nom de la base oo les recrues avaient ete kidnappees] a eu lieu ce matin dans la prison de Nassiriyah [beaucoup plus grand que] dans le sud du pays, a declare un porte-parole du gouvernorat de Zi Qar, dont Nassiriyah est le chef-lieu.
He left Kuwait two weeks ago and stayed in Nassiriyah as usual to purchase the sheep.
at Prince Faisal Olympic Complex basketball hall in Nassiriyah.
Phase three compromises the construction of oil product pipelines from Iraq s current and four planned refineries (Karbala, Kirkuk, Nassiriyah, Maysan) to depots across the country.
During a recent debate, Shaikh Manshad al-Ghazi of the southern Shi'ite city of Nassiriyah said: "As for me, and the shaikhs of Nasseriyah, we want the US Army to stay.
including the Technical Subcommittee's exploratory mission to Nassiriyah and
TENDER Cleaning and maintenance of General Security buildings in Al Nassiriyah.
Majid, a talented young folk singer, struggles in the southern city of Nassiriyah against Islamists who consider art a sin.
Majid, a young and talented folk singer, struggles in the southern city of Nassiriyah against Islamists who consider art a sin.
The latter was stationed in Camp White Horse, near An Nassiriyah between July 2003-January 2004.
Talks between a Japanese consortium and Iraq on development of the Nassiriyah oil field may fall apart as the Iraqi side has been gradually losing hope after prolonged disagreements about conditions, a senior official of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said Wednesday.
20) Garner and aides began trying to establish a representative successor regime by organizing a meeting in Nassiriyah (April 15, 2003) of about 100 Iraqis of varying views and ethnicities.