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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The Council welcomed the latest "positive" steps on missing persons taken by Baghdad, including continued excavations in Ramadi and support for an exploratory mission of the Tripartite Commission's Technical Subcommittee to Nasiriyeh.
Expansion and conversion of the 375 MW Nasiriyeh power plant to a 500-550 MW CC station.
He was initially treated at the local hospital in An Nasiriyeh for multiple injuries including traumatic amputation of the right hand, severe injury to the left hand, a ruptured left eye globe, and shrapnel and burn injuries over his abdomen, chest and face.
Summary: Two car theft barons in the Bekaa Valley were killed Sunday while fleeing the Lebanese Army between the Baalbek region villages of Ali al-Nahri and Nasiriyeh.