capital of Syria

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of Syria - an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syriacapital of Syria - an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus
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
Damascene - a native or inhabitant of Damascus
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[03/July/2019] SANAA, July 3 (Saba) -- Foreign Affairs Ministry on Tuesday strongly condemned in Israeli occupation forces' rocket attacks on Damascus, the capital of Syria and killed and wounded a number of citizens.
It is located in the wall on the city's northwest side and connects to a highway leading out to Nablus and from there to the capital of Syria, Damascus.
AMMAN, Sept 4 (KUNA) -- The Syrian Air Defense Force responded to Israeli warplanes that infiltrated at a low altitude from west Beirut to north Damascus, capital of Syria on Tuesday.
One of such ancient prophecies that has created a lot of anxiety these days in the light of contemporary events is about the total destruction of Damascus, the capital of Syria. The Book of Isaiah in the Old Testament says: "See, Damascus will no longer be a city but will become a heap of ruins."
The provincial capital of Syria's Deir Ezzur province was declared entirely liberated on Friday following months-long battle with the ISIL group, as the city is of strategic importance for the Syrian government for being the country's oil-rich province.
The former professor of agriculture at Damascus University, which is in the capital of Syria, aims to help local refugees to find a place and purpose in the community by keeping bees.
Two Syrian rebels and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had earlier said an Israeli jet struck a target near the governor's office in Baath City, capital of Syria's southern Quneitra province, where rebels say Hezbollah operates.
Russia could work with the Syrian opposition to bring about cease-fires in all of non-Daesh Syria so that Iran's foreign fighters and what is left of the Syrian army can march, under Russian air cover, on Raqqa, the Daesh capital of Syria.
Aleppo was once the financial capital of Syria, but it has been gripped by fighting since the country spiraled into war five years ago.
Turkey in turn accused Russia of trying to divert attention from its own "crimes" in Syria, and said Aleppo (the largest city and commercial capital of Syria - usually with a population of over 5m) was threatened with a "siege of starvation".
Major cities like Al Raqqa and Idlib remain under rebel control, however, and others are on the verge of collapse, like Deir Ez-Zour along the Euphrates, and Aleppo, the industrial capital of Syria's north.