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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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Baghdad's inability to pay its debts to Iran -- and the surge in Iranian electricity demand -- explain why Tehran cut off more than 1,000 megawatts of power supply earlier this month to Iraq's southern provinces of Basra, Nassiriyah and Amara, aggravating the country's severe power shortage, according to an official at Iraq's Ministry of Electricity.
Nassiriyah / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) - The Head of the Union of Arab Journalists, Muayad al-Lami, opened on Thursday two exhibitions of photographs and handicrafts on the sidelines of a visit by the Kuwaiti media delegation to the ancient city of Ur, west of the city of Nassiriyah.
"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. They then take a domestic flight to Jeddah at 9:30 a.m.
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.