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 (ə-lĕp′ō) also A·lep (ə-lĕp′)
A city of northwest Syria near the Turkish border. Inhabited perhaps as early as the sixth millennium bc, Aleppo was a key point on the caravan route across Syria to Baghdad and later a major center of Christianity in the Middle East.


(Placename) an ancient city in NW Syria: industrial and commercial centre; scene of heavy fighting in 2012 between the rebel Free Syrian Army and government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Pop: 2 505 000 (2005 est). French name: Alep Arabic name: Haleb


(əˈlɛp oʊ)

a city in NW Syria. 1,878,701. French, A•lep (aˈlɛp)
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Syria, Syrian Arab Republic - an Asian republic in the Middle East at the east end of the Mediterranean; site of some of the world's most ancient centers of civilization
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A's" presence has ended Haleb on more than one occasion and has put Toby (Keegan Allen) in the hospital.
Summary: The new radars have been installed at Damascus street, Haleb street and other areas.
There are two geological provinces in Syria relating to the main oil basins of the Middle East: (1) the Zagros Fold Belt to the north-east, where Syrian fair-ways are connected to the tectonic features of south-eastern Turkey and north-western Iraq; and (2) the Arabian Basin, the largest oil reservoir in the world, where deep Syrian sub-provinces include the Haleb Uplift (or Aleppo Uplift) and the Upper Euphrates.
397 numarali Haleb livasi mufassal tahrir defteri (94311536).
Haleb, Soliman's brother, describes the reputation of Soliman in saying: "Ah Soliman, whose name hath shaked thy foes, \ As withered leaves with autumn thrown down" (I.
Tewolde explained that the newly renovated ice producing factory has a capacity of producing up to 50 tones of ice daily, and that the boat manufacturing plant in Haleb has already manufactured 65 boats of different sizes.
La premiere au Caire, les deux autres en Syrie a Damas et Haleb.
The team toured extensively the port city of Sawa and its old oil installations, three camps in Kaleema u Iraq, Horaina and Saleena u Jabel Ras Doumeira, from which Eritrean authorities had earlier banned entry by a UN delegation as part of its probe into the border conflict between Eritrea and Djibouti in May 2008, the Haleb peninsula, Raas Dorma, which is regarded as the largest military zone in the Assab or southern Red Sea region and where the headquarters of the Eritrean regional naval command is located.