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 21st century's opening decades, at least, will be dominated by the up-gunned Cain-and-Abel warfare we have seen from Manhattan to Bali, from Afghanistan's Shamali Plain to Nasiriyeh, from Fallujah to Madrid.
Expansion and conversion of the 375 MW Nasiriyeh power plant to a 500-550 MW CC station.
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. A Lebanese Army patrol exchanged gunfire with a Grand Cherokee jeep without license plates, killing Abdallah Hamieh and wounding Abbas Younis, who was rushed to the Riyaq Hospital but later died of his wounds.