Bassora


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Bassora:

see BasraBasra
, Arabic al Basrah, city (1987 pop. 406,296), SE Iraq, on the Shatt al Arab. Basra is Iraq's second largest city and principal port. Its commercially advantageous location, near oil fields and 75 mi (121 km) from the Persian Gulf, has made it prosperous, and oil is
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Water intake will be pretreated to reduce the salt content at Bassora, a town located on the estuary for the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, before supplying the largest reverse osmosis desalination plant in Iraq.
New facilities will pretreat the water intake to reduce the salt content at Bassora, a town located on the estuary for the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, before supplying the largest osmosis-based desalination plant in Iraq.
Mais tout etablissement de texte implique un choix, une elimination, un appel a des notions modernes sur l'enchainement des idees et des themes, une rigueur grammaticale que nous tenons des savants de Bassora.
Pres de Bassora, la grande ville portuaire du sud, l'imam d'une mosquee sunnite a ete abattu par des hommes armes, selon la police et un responsable sunnite.