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(ˈkɑ lɑx)

an ancient Assyrian city on the Tigris River.
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Regime troops backed by National Defense paramilitaries fought with rebels in the Homs province village of Zara, near Tal Kalakh and the border with Lebanon, with casualties reported on both sides, the Observatory said.
The citizensof al-SalamiyyaIn City in Hama Governorate escorted Policeman Yousef Khalil Hammoud who was killed by armed terrorist groups in Tall Kalakh on Wednesday.
The Observatory said that rebels were advancing on an Alawite village of Bahlawanieh near the town of Tal Kalakh, on the Lebanese border .
Reem, a mother of four who fled to Akkar from Tal Kalakh in rural Homs last year, says she can't afford the LL90,000 per child needed to register her children, aged 5, 8, 9 and 10, for school.
In the town of Tel Kalakh, groups of saboteurscommitted acts of vandalism, burning public property, cutting off railway lines and preventing trains from passing.
When the time came, his second wife and her children crossed the border together, but Adel and Nour's mother fled their hometown of Tal Kalakh, abandoning the children in Syria.
* Syrian-Lebanese agreement to establish a border center at Sheikh Aiash, Tal Kalakh, Central Syria.
He said the suspects confessed to belonging to the Tal Kalakh Martyrs' Battalion, a contingent of the Free Syrian Army that is being financed by a Syrian man living in Turkey.
Beekeeping is mainly concentrated in Tal Kalakh al-Rastan and al-Mukharam areas where the number of beekeepers reached 1353 in 2009.
Khaled Hasan Jalloul, 21, from the Bek Valley town of Majdal Anjar, was captured by the Syrian army in the town of Tal Kalakh near the border with Lebanon, said the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
The bumble bees experience was used for the first time in Homs on Tomato crop on an area of 340 square meters in al-Masidda village in Tal Kalakh region in the framework of Farmers' Field School which aims at rationalizing the use of fertilizers to produce safe and free of fertilizers crops.
The opposition-aligned Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the seven were Sunnis working to convince gunmen to drop their weapons and return to normal life and were on their way to a meeting in Tal Kalakh, further south.