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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Gonzalez, 20, Los Angeles, died March 23 near An Nasiriyah.
Katham and her family are from An Nasiriyah, but they were displaced because of the conflict in the region.
After seeing Saddam Hussein's thugs mistreat Lynch in an An Nasiriyah hospital, Mohammed risked his life - and that of his wife and 6-year-old daughter - trudging six miles to tell a group of U.
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.
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.