Nasiriyah

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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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Khalifa Bu Ganem, director of inspection department at Sharjah Municipality, said that the inspection campaign carried out during October covered areas including Al Nasiriya, Mysalon, Al Nabbah, Al Nahda and Al Majaz.
BGR Energy Systems announced the termination of a $246 million order for the establishment of a 500 MW gas turbine power plant in Iraq for Al Nasiriya.
Dr Saadi Al Majid, head of the health department of Dhi Qar governorate, where Aziz was being held, confirmed Aziz's death: "Tariq Aziz arrived at Al Nasiriya Educational hospital suffering from a severe heart attack.
Iranian companies are planning to take control over Al Nasiriya Air Base in Iraq.
Interestingly, the number of women voters was more than men in eight constituencies, which included among others Airport, Al Nasiriya, Umm Salal, Zakheera and Al Ghuwairiya constituencies.
Military experts discuss the key battles of Al Nasiriya and Al Hillah to illustrate the overall strategy adopted.
Qassim Mohammed, a Syrian resident from Al Nasiriya said he hadn't renewed his contract for several years, but decided to pay it all off at one go in order to avoid the hike.
The first phase of the development operations targeted the Al Ghubaiba and Al Nasiriya centers in Sharjah, the centers in Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah and Al Fujairah, all of which were redesigned in line with the standards set out in the UAE Excellent Government Services Program with a view to take their standards to a 7-star level.