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An ancient region of western Asia Minor along the coast of the Aegean Sea. Greek settlers established colonies here before 1000 bc. The seaports of Ionia flourished from c. 8th century bc until the Turkish conquest of the 15th century ad.
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(Placename) an ancient region of W central Asia Minor, including adjacent Aegean islands: colonized by Greeks in about 1100 bc
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(aɪˈoʊ ni ə)

an ancient region on the W coast of Asia Minor and on adjacent islands in the Aegean.
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Noun1.Ionia - region of western Asia Minor colonized by ancient GreeksIonia - region of western Asia Minor colonized by ancient Greeks
Anatolia, Asia Minor - a peninsula in southwestern Asia that forms the Asian part of Turkey
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FILE-Faia Younan CAIRO -- 28 May 2019: Famed Syrian singer Faia Younan sang for the first time in the Bedouin dialect in her new song "Kholkhalha" (Her Anklet).
21 March 2019 - California, US-based real estate owner and Class A office buildings manager Younan Properties, Inc.
Faia Younan said she had no idea what Crowd Funding meant when she first heard of it, and that she was not sure if it would be a success, but eventually she used the technique to fund her first debut single.
Younan is the first singer to enter the Guinness World Records Book and was also named the Best Syrian Singer for 2018 at the German Daf Bama Music Awards.
Maghdoushe is celebrating with the participation of its neighbors in putting up Christmas lights and filling our hearts, churches and roads with happiness and love," Raif Younan, the mayor of the primarily Christian town, said at the event, according to a statement.
But according to Christine Younan, a journalist for ( Daily Star , Markle wasn't supposed to wear a hat in Fiji.
Beirut, SANA-The Syrian expatriate singer Faia Younan has entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the first artist in the Middle East to finance her song "I Love Your Hands" through crowdfunding.
I am really confident that the economic ties are going to be even better in the future." Earlier, Premier Hariri met with a delegation from the Academic University College for Non-Violence & Human Rights (AUNOHR) that included the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, who is a member of the International Advisory Council of AUNOHR, as well as the founder of the university Ogarit Younan and a number of members.
According to a statement by Eversheds Sutherland, Thomson, now partner and head of real estate for the Middle East for the firm, will be joined by his team of Melissa Younan, principal associate, and paralegal, Hala Haddad.
These are Gloria Perez, Head of the TPM and Donation and Transplantation Institute (DTI) of Barcelona; Entela Kontov, international coordinator of Sister Transplant Coordinators; Sara Alcantata, intensivist from Madrid; Carmen Pantis, anesthesiologist and transplant coordinator from Romania; Alberto Sandiumenge, intensivist and Transplant Coordinator from Madrid; and, Farina Younan, national transplant coordinator from Lebanon.
As Goldman Sachs prepares to use its own money in the Kingdom for the first time Wassim Younan, the bank's Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East and North Africa said, "We're very keen on deploying our principal capital in the region in both forms: credit and equity capital.
For his part, commercial counsellor and head of the Egyptian Commercial Service Office in Dubai, Younan Edward, said that the decision of the UAE International Investors Council to put Egypt at the forefront of the investment destinations before UAE investments comes as a result of the successful discussions held by Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil during his visit to Egypt to participate in the activities of the Egyptian-UAE joint trade committee, held in Cairo in March, during which it was agreed to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries.