Damascus

(redirected from Damascus, Syria)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Damascus, Syria: Damascus steel
  • noun

Synonyms for Damascus

an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria

References in periodicals archive ?
TEHRAN (FNA)- Two citizens were injured by mortar shells fired by terrorists on Bab Sharqi and al-Dwail'a areas in Damascus, Syria, while more casualties were reported in similar terrorist attacks in other parts of the country.
WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- The US condemned the shelling that hit the Russian compound in Damascus, Syria, during which three people were injured.
In addition, a protocol was signed in Damascus, Syria, to foster improved trade relations by developing product exhibition centers in both Syria and Michigan.
The flight - carrying the airline's president, civil aviation officials and ten passengers - also stopped at Damascus, Syria and Istanbul, Turkey.
Born and raised in Damascus, Syria, Omiera immigrated to the United States in 1969.
A portion of the event's proceeds were donated to the orphanage at the Convent of Our Lady of Saidnaya, Damascus, Syria.
While some of these tickets showed Damascus, Syria or Amman, Jordan, as the final destination, the MEA flight number was, in fact, a connecting flight to Beirut.
ANKARA, Feb 24, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan arrived Wednesday in Damascus, Syria to participate in a series of promotion events for Turkey's southern province of Mersin.
Passengers were placed on another aircraft later in the day to continue their journey to Damascus, Syria.
In a statement on Thursday, the 15-member body said, "The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that occurred in Damascus, Syria, on 10 May, causing numerous deaths and injuries.
ANKARA, Feb 23, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan is set to depart Wednesday for Damascus, Syria to participate in a series of promotion events for Turkey's southern province of Mersin.
A Royal Jordanian Airlines flight en route from Amman International Airport to Damascus, Syria and carrying 84 passengers was the target of an attempted hijacking yesterday (5 July).
Turkish banks can open branches in Syria, giving a significant momentum to bilateral trade," Erdogan said during a Turkish-Syrian High-Level Strategic Cooperation Council meeting in Damascus, Syria.
DAMASCUS, Oct 12, 2009 (TUR) -- The First Council of Ministers Meeting of the Turkey-Syria High Level Strategic Cooperation Council will be held in Damascus, Syria on October 13.
Ahmet Davutoglu arrived in Baku with the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov after attending the 36th Foreign Affairs Ministers' Meeting of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) in Damascus, Syria.