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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He told me how his unit had been in some of the heaviest fighting in downtown An Nasiriya.
He said the people of An Nasiriya had suffered terribly under Saddam Hussein's regime.
My father was an educated man and made the mistake of attracting the suspicion of Baath Party officials in An Nasiriya as a possible western sympathizer," explained Mohammed.
but knowing that he's in An Nasiriya, where the action is, scares me.