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

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Moreover, Mukhtasar Tarikh Dimashq summarizes Ibn 'Asakir's Tarikh Madinat Dimashq.
He denied that Khalil had telephoned Dimashq or that he [Baalbaki] received a phone call from her and met her.
The leader of the Islamic State in Wilayat Dimashq, Abu Sayyah, along with 300 of its members, allegedly fled to its stronghold in al-Hajr al-Aswad, while 80 Islamic State members surrendered to the FSA and other Islamist battalions.
It's said that one day before the chemical attacks, the rebels and Al-Qaeda combatants had massacred Syrian citizens in the Ghouta suburbs of the Markaz Reef Dimashq (the center of Damascus countryside) and recorded videos of their killings and then uploaded the videos on the internet, pretending that the citizens were killed in the chemical attacks perpetrated by the government; however, their plan was carried out so frantically that they gave themselves up.
In the meantime, the regime's troops have achieved some progress on the ground - especially in Rif Dimashq and its suburbs - and are preparing for the greater battle in Al-Qalamoun, one which is similar to Al-Qusayr battle.
Dimashq Qadima (the ancient Damascus) has become a tourist area, with too many restaurants.
The chemical attacks in the Markaz Rif Dimashq district located east and south of Damascus do merit a firm international response, as do the previous chemical incidents in Syria.
Narrated by Ibn 'Asakir in Tarikh Dimashq, al-Daruqutni in al-Afrad, al-Bayhaqi in Shu'ayb al-iman (Abu Ghudda, 143 n.
Alo anterior se debe que el movimiento de protestas en el pais se haya manifestado esencialmente en las ciudades de provincia, tales como Deraa, Sanamain, Latakia, Homs, Hama, Idlib y Rif Dimashq (ICG, 2011c: 5; CIIIS, 2011a: 10).
Heavy explosions are heard in Homs and Rif Dimashq.
NOT many horses win the Derby twice but Dimashq did just that to give amateur rider Wendy Gibson an emotional return to the winner's enclosure.
The workshop on "Contract Management" was delivered to a team managing the construction of a multi-million dollar project called "Rose of Damascus - Wardit Dimashq," a state of the art discovery center for children.
Muhammad Khalil al-Muradi, 'Arf al-basham fi man waliya fatwa dimashq al-sham (Damascus, 1988), 21-23.
23) Adnan al-Mallouhi, Akram Hourani: arrab al-inqilabat fi Souriyah [Akram Hourani: The Midwife of Coups in Syria] (Damascus: Dar Dimashq, 1995), pp.