- a city in S Iraq, on the River Euphrates; agricultural and trading centre. Pop: 425 000 (2005 est)
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It was the start of the war, in March 2003, and her unit was under attack after making a wrong turn into the city of Nasiriyah.Life After Captivity: Shoshana Johnson Marches On
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To do Harris justice, he doesn't know the man and thought he was still at Nasiriyah.
The Turks, based on Nasiriyah attacked us and nearly recaptured Basra.
When we took a lot of prisoners at Nasiriyah we allowed the officers to send back for their kits.