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or Ha·mah  (hä′mä)
A city of western Syria south-southwest of Aleppo. Settled probably in the Bronze Age, it was a Hittite center in the second millennium bc and is mentioned in the Bible as Hamath.


(Placename) a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River: an early Hittite settlement; famous for its huge water wheels, used for irrigation since the Middle Ages. Pop: 439 000 (2005 est). Biblical name: Hamath


(ˈhɑ mɑ, hɑˈmɑ)

a city in W Syria, on the Orontes River. 176,640. Biblical name, Ha•math (ˈhɑ mɑθ, hɑˈmɑθ)
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This photo provided on Saturday, June 8, 2019, by a Syrian rebel group Jaysh al-Izza, shows Abdelbaset Sarout, the former Syrian national soccer goalkeeper turned anti-government fighter, smiles as he poses for a picture, in Hama, Syria. (Syrian Rebel Group Jaysh al-Izza, via AP / MANILA BULLETIN)
Hama, Syria, Safar 28, 1440, Nov 6, 2018, SPA -- King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) continues to support the livestock sector for the most needy families in Syria, as it is the most vital sector in providing food security and livelihoods for most families.
Riad, a 10-year-old boy from Hama, Syria who participated in the workshop, has lived through more years of war than peace.
Summary: A medieval fortress overlooks the small predominantly Sunni town of Madiq Castle in Hama, Syria, situated on the Orontes River and along the fertile Al-Ghab plain, under opposition control today.
News of Valayati's statement came as fighting between rebel forces and the government military continued in the Western city of Hama, Syria, with clashes between the al Qaeda-affiliate Nusra Front and Assad's forces.
With the help of interpreter Sima Mahli, they spoke about the journey that brought them from Hama, Syria, to this city on Lake Erie, in the Niagara region of southern Ontario.
The funeral took place on Thursday morning, where the 39-year-old late actress was buried in Hama, Syria, reported Ammon News.
HAMA, Syria (TAP) - A car bomb has killed at least 34 people and injured 50 more in central Hama province on Friday, the state-run news agency (SANA) said said.
Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, called on the UN Security Council to take an immediate action to investigate the use of poison gas by the Syrian regime against unarmed civilians in the village of Kfar Zeita in Hama, Syria.
| UNITED NATIONS, July 13 (KUNA) -- Hours after Al-Treimseh massacre near Hama, Syria, Joint Special Envoy for Syria Kofi Annan told the Security Council on Friday that it is "imperative and urgent" to punish those who used heavy artillery in violation of UN resolutions.
[bar] THURSDAY MARCH 1, 2012: Muhammed Ibrahim, 18, a singer in the region of Hama, Syria, lies in the Kemal Ataturk University hospital in Antakya, Turkey.