An Nasiriyah


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An Nasiriyah

(än näsĭrĭ`yä), city (1987 pop. 265,937), provincial capital, SE Iraq, on the Euphrates River. It is the center of a date-growing region. Founded in 1870, the city was captured by the British in 1915. Nearby are the ruins of Ur.
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The Corps recently provided An Nasiriyah with 50 new transformers to replace the outdated ones, which were the main cause for the outages and the rationing across the city.
Gonzalez, 20, Los Angeles, died March 23 near An Nasiriyah.
Since the group was limited in the number of vehicles it could move immediately behind 3d Infantry Division maneuver units, the group commander decided that the forward command post would move to An Nasiriyah and establish the first FLB.
When the forward command post could hand off the An Nasiriyah FLB to another CSG, it would move north and temporarily link up with the main command post.
Katham and her family are from An Nasiriyah, but they were displaced because of the conflict in the region.
was reported missing March 23, following an ambush on the outskirts of An Nasiriyah, Iraq, the Pentagon reported.
Then they saw a photo shot Tuesday by The Associated Press showing Davis, gun in hand, standing guard at a military base near the Iraqi city of An Nasiriyah.
Jeffrey Davis of Eagle Rock, a member of the 15th Expeditionary Unit, stands guard at a military base in the southern Iraq city of An Nasiriyah on Tuesday.
I see,'' Donna Bellman said into the receiver as she was being told about the final moments in the life of her son, killed by Iraqi soldiers Sunday in an ambush near An Nasiriyah.
On Tuesday, the Pentagon reported that seven Marines from Lejeune had been killed in combat, most of them in an ambush near An Nasiriyah.
Since then, his family has received one cell-phone call and a rash of letters - until photographer Joe Raedle of Getty Images photo agency snapped Bertrand's image amid heavy fighting in An Nasiriyah.