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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.
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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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Abadi's directive aims to stem the burgeoning protests, which on Friday spread from Basra - where residents had blocked access to the nearby commodities port of Umm Qasr - to the cities of Amara, Nasiriya and the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf.
His directive aims to stem the burgeoning protests, which spread from Basra to the cities of Amara, Nasiriya and the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf.
(AN photo) 2 photos RIYADH: The Pakistani side lifted the Diplomat's Cup cricket trophy after the final against India at the Nasiriya sports complex on Saturday, thanks to the outstanding bowling of Farman Ullah who took six wickets and conceded just 15 runs.
UK-based Petrofac, a global provider of oilfield services, has been awarded a front end engineering design (FEED) modification contract for Kogas Akkas' Nasiriya gas treatment plant (GTP) in southern Iraq.
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.
Element Inside Refinery Outside Refinery Zn 0.885 * 0.460 Cd 0.137 0.083 Pb 0.121 0.093 Ni 0.283 0.062 Fe 2.299 1.160 Cu 0.128 0.164 * PPm Table 2: Fungal strain isolated from soil and wastewaters from AI- Nasiriya refinery.
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Al-Sadoun is also accused of recruiting and financing foreign terrorists in eastern and central Iraq, and is believed to be responsible for attacks against Iraqi civilians and police in the Iraqi cities of Nasiriya and Basra in the south, and in Diyala as well.
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.