Nasiriyah

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Nasiriyah

a city in S Iraq, on the River Euphrates; agricultural and trading centre. Pop.: 425 000 (2005 est.)
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In a TV interview the 20-year-old said she spent nine days in hospital in Nasariyah after her unit was ambushed and she was injured.
NCA has also finished a major water treatment operation at Nasariyah in the south and transferred it to an international committee for management.
After three solid weeks of MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) near An Nasariyah and An Dergehbeh, a hot meal was a welcome change.
The next major corps engineer mission was at Tallil Air Base, southwest of An Nasariyah.
POIGNANT DISCOVERY: Captain Pete McAleer, of San Diego, California, with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, shows a little girl's ID found among documents strewn in an abandoned Iraqi security facility in Nasariyah, southern Iraq, which included a suspected torture chamber
US marines and Iraqi forces were exchanging tank and artillery fire in the strategic southern city of Nasariyah early today, setting its power station and other buildings on fire.
In June 2008, Australia did withdraw its battle group, which had been based at Tallil Air Base in Nasariyah province, in southern Iraq.
The task force placed the company commander in advance of the main body and other elements to relieve the direct-support platoons of the EPWs received from the maneuver units in the division's first fight near An Nasariyah.
Almost every American has heard the story of Private First Class Jessica Lynch and her dramatic rescue from the hospital in An Nasariyah.
On April 15, Iraqi leaders met in An Nasariyah to begin discussing the process that will lead to a new government that will represent and serve the true interests of the Iraqi people.