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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What is happening is because of the government," said Ali Hussein, a protester in Nasiriyah.
Two days later, he continued, two men with Lebanese accents arrived at the Nasiriyah base and were given training in how to combine and activate the chemicals, as well as the proper safety precautions in handling them.
The project will provide a smooth flow of traffic for vehicles and ambulances heading to Al Kuwaiti Hospital and also to road users heading to Nasiriyah and Qadisiyah.
Meanwhile, a car bomb exploded in front of a hotel in Nasiriyah, killing two people and wounding four others, according to the head of the Nasiriyah hospital Ahmed Abdul Saheb and a security source.
Our agreement with the Iraqi Ministry of Health means that the children of Iraq will have consistent heart healthcare at Nasiriyah Heart Center for at least a year while the Baghdad staff at Ibn Al-Bitar are properly trained over the next three years.
Summary: An 18 year old woman from the Iraqi city of Nasiriyah has given birth to premature baby boy of 1.
NASIRIYAH: Dozens of Iraqis violently protested in the southern city of Nasiriyah to demand better power supplies, wounding 16 people including 10 policemen, witnesses and officials said on Sunday.
Riot police have been called to Monday's protest in Nasiriyah and sprayed protesters with water hoses to disperse them.
Tokyo, 25 August: Japanese companies have agreed in principle with the Iraqi government to obtain the right to develop an oil field in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, a deal that would be the biggest ever such contract for Japanese firms, /Kyodo/ News Agency reported Tuesday, citing sources.
A spokesman for the Nasiriyah hospital, Kadhim Al-Obeidi, said 35 people were killed and 45 wounded.
The explosives-laden car detonated at 9am in the centre of the commercial area, according to police, in the town of Bathaa, near the provincial capital of Nasiriyah, about 200 miles south-east of Baghdad.
Fresh clashes erupted overnight between Iraqi police and Shi'ite militiamen in the southern city of Nasiriyah, in which two militiamen were killed.