Damascus


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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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"'Another of these magicians, by means of a fluid that nobody ever yet saw, could make the corpses of his friends brandish their arms, kick out their legs, fight, or even get up and dance at his will.{*28} Another had cultivated his voice to so great an extent that he could have made himself heard from one end of the world to the other.{*29} Another had so long an arm that he could sit down in Damascus and indite a letter at Bagdad -- or indeed at any distance whatsoever.
KUWAIT, Aug 29 (KUNA) -- The Damascus International Fair will start receiving visitors on Thursday after the official opening ceremony, which was held yesterday with the participation of 38 Arab countries including Iraq, Lebanon, Oman and the United Arab Emirates, in the presence of local and foreign companies and business delegations from several countries.
Damascus, SANA -- As the opening of the 61st Damascus International Fair draws near, Damascus Countryside Governorate is continuing to carry out maintenance for the road leading to the Fairgrounds and Damascus International Airport.
Damascus: After an eight-year absence, Abu Dhabi-produced Syrian dramas are back on air this Ramadan.
Oman Air and other Gulf airlines are looking to relaunch flights to Damascus, Syria.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The British government is reportedly renovating its embassy building in Damascus as the likelihood of reopening the UK diplomatic mission in the Syrian capital is quite high, media sources reported.
I am restoring a beautiful old Eclipse Beauty shotgun my uncle proudly called his "English Double." Because of the scroll work and checkering I thought it would be a valuable piece, however, my research found it's actually Belgian, was a cheap import sold in hardware stores, patented in 1892, and is currently valued less than $250 in good condition, and only good for a mantel piece because of its Damascus barrels.
The Egyptian Embassy in Syria manages Saturday to retrieve seven Egyptians from shelter camps in Damascus -- Press photo/Foreign Ministry CAIRO - 27 May 2018: The Egyptian Embassy in Syria managed Saturday to retrieve seven Egyptians from shelter camps in Damascus where Ghouta's displaced people stay, following intensive communication with the Syrian authorities.
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.
More than 1,000 Filipinos in Syria have been advised to stay at home by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) following missile strikes early on Saturday by the United States and its allies on suspected chemical weapons facilities around the capital, Damascus.
Three men blew themselves up near the police headquarters in central Damascus on Wednesday, the second such attack to hit the Syrian capital this month, state media said.
EDT 6 Similar explosions took place on March 19 this year when Syrian rebels launched a massive attack on Damascus amid government bombardments of rebel-held areas.
AN air strike near Syria's capital Damascus has killed top rebel commander Zahran Allouch, according to opposition activists.
Beirut/Amman: Rustom Ghazali, Syria's last chief of intelligence in Lebanon who was a suspect in the killing of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, has died in Damascus, Lebanese media reported.
Summary: Army blockade of Damascus-Homs road comes as it presses operation in mountainous Qalamoun province north of Damascus.