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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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Eoe1/4EoWe have finished technical assessmentsEoe1/4A[yen] for Nassiriyah, Al Shahristani told reporters in Tokyo.
US journalist Micah Garen was released by his kidnappers and was at the office of Sadr in Nassiriyah, Al-Jazeera TV said.
Briton Gary Teeley was kidnapped in the southern city of Nassiriyah on Tuesday, it was revealed.
It said: 'When we attacked the Italian troops in Nassiriyah and sent you and America's agents an ultimatum to withdraw from the anti-Islam alliance, you did not understand the the message.
As US Marines continued their inch-by-inch advance on Baghdad from Karbala, Nassiriyah and Najaf, British forces around Basra were hoping for further progress in their push to take control of Iraq's second city.
Meanwhile, US Marines continued their inch-by-inch advance on Baghdad from Karbala, Nassiriyah and Najaf,and British forces around Basra were hoping for further progress in their push to take control of Iraq's second city.
The two dishevelled deserters left Saddam's lines near Nassiriyah.
They were largely members of ill-equipped and poorly paid conscript units, but at Nassiriyah, the commander and deputy of Iraq's 51st Infantry surrendered along with 8,000 of his men.
The attack was co-ordinated with strikes in four other cities - Mosul and Kirkuk in the north and Basra and Nassiriyah in the south.
The Oil Pipelines Company (OPC) plans to construct a pipeline located between Khor Al Zubair LPG Storage Complex in Basra Governorate & Nassiriyah Pumping Station in Dhi-Qar Governorate in Iraq.
Ban said that after the "successful realisation" of the first joint exploratory mission within the framework of the TSC which visited Nassiriyah, Southern Iraq, last December, Tarasov was informed that a "similar mission was planned for a nearby site of Khamisiyah, suspected to contain the remains of missing Kuwaiti and third country nationals.
The new plants would add capacity of around 750,000 barrels a day and be located in the south in Karbala and Nassiriyah, in the north in the Kirkuk region and in the eastern Maysan area.