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 voiced the Iraqi government's decision to pursue investment in oil industry projects in the cities of Nasiriyah, Babel and Diyala, saying it was a good opportunity for Iranian companies to enter the Iraqi market.
Baker Hughes, one of the important arms of GE, will work to optimize the gas associated with Al Gharaf and Nasiriyah. The two fields are more than (200) million standard cubic feet of gas per day, through development using the latest equipment, technology and fast technology in the world.
Baghdad [Iraq], September 14 ( ANI ):At least 50 people were killed, including some Iranian pilgrims, and over 80 more got injured, when the Islamic State jihadists carried out twin attacks in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah.
An anonymous official in the Nasiriyah prison administration said the seven had been jailed for more than four years, and added that around 60 other convicts from Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Syria, Algeria, and Libya, were also being held on similar charges in the same prison.
"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.
Al Hajri added that the Sheikh Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi road now has double lanes that goes parallel to Al Nasiriyah area, a walkway for pedestrians and space on either side of the road for parking cars.
In Nasiriyah, 305 kilometers (190 miles) south of Baghdad, a bomb exploded around 9:00 am (0600 GMT) near the French honorary consulate, causing material damage and wounding an unspecified number of people, a French diplomat said.
Meanwhile, a car bomb exploded in front of a hotel in Nasiriyah, killing two people and wounding two others, according to the head of the Nasiriyah hospital Ahmed Abdul Saheb and a security source.
Under the proposed new bids Iraq will construct one plant in Najibiyeh in the southern oil hub of Basra and two plants in Nasiriyah and Haidariya in the central region of Najaf.
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.
Hundreds of Iraqis young and old have taken to the streets again to protest lengthy power outages in the nation's south where soaring temperatures have pushed tensions to the boiling point.Riot police have been called to Monday's protest in Nasiriyah and sprayed protesters with water hoses to disperse them.