Al- Zubayr

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Zubayr, Al-


a city in southeast Iraq. Population, more than 30,000. The city is a highway junction and has a railroad station. Al-Zubayr is an oil-production center.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency / Nina / that a force of the Directorate of Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism in Basra arrested one of the participants in the massacre of Spyker in Salah al-Din who was hiding in a residential house in al- Zubayr, west of Basra.