Articles in Syria ( 375 )

375 Articles of interest in Syria

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  • Tell Qaramel

    Tell Qaramel (also Tel Qaramel or Tel al-Qaramel, Arabic: تل القرامل‎) is a tell, or archaeological mound, located in the north of present-day Syria, 25 km north of Aleppo and about 65 km south of the Taurus mountains, adjacent to the river Quweiq.

  • Mezzeh

    Mezzeh (Arabic: المزة‎, also transcribed as al-Mazzah, el-Mezze etc.) is a municipality and a relatively new neighborhood in the southwestern part of Damascus, Syria, due west of Kafr Sousa. It lies to the southwest of central Damascus, along the Me…

  • Khan As'ad Pasha

    Khan As'ad Pasha (Arabic: خان أسعد باشا‎) is the largest khan in the Old City of Damascus, covering an area of 2,500 square metres (27,000 sq ft). Situated along Al-Buzuriyah Souq, it was built and named after As'ad Pasha al-Azm, the governor of Dam…

  • House of Saint Ananias

    The House of Saint Ananias (also called Chapel of Saint Ananias) (Arabic: كنيسة القديس حنانيا‎) is an ancient underground structure in Damascus, Syria, that is alleged to be the remains of the home of Ananias of Damascus, where Ananias baptized Saul…

  • Qinnasrin

    Qinnasrin (Arabic: قنسرين‎, Syriac: ܩܢܫܪܝܢ, Qinnašrīn, also rendered Qinshren, Qinnashrin, Qenneshren; Latin: Chalcis ad Belum), was a historical town in northern Syria.

  • Binnish

    Binnish (Arabic: بنش‎, also spelled Binsh) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively belonging to the Idlib Governorate, located just north of Idlib. Nearby localities include Kafriya and Maarrat Misrin to the northwest, al-Fu'ah to the nort…

  • Bab Tuma

    Bab Tuma (Arabic: باب توما, meaning: "Thomas’s Gate") is a borough of Old Damascus in Syria, one of the gates inside the historical walls of the city, and a geographic landmark of Early Christianity.

  • Al-Rastan

    Al-Rastan (Arabic: الرستن‎) is the third largest city in the Homs Governorate, located 25 kilometers (16 mi) north of its administrative capital Homs and 22 kilometers (14 mi) from Hama. Nearby localities include Talbiseh and al-Ghantu to the south,…

  • Jaramana

    Jaramana (Arabic: جرمانا‎) is a city in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in the Ghouta plain. Its location, 10 kilometers southeast of the Syrian capital, makes it a bustling town in the greater Damascus metropoli…

  • Lake Ram

    Lake Ram (Arabic: بحيرة مسعدة‎, Hebrew: בריכת רם‎) is a crater lake (maar) in the northeastern Golan Heights, near Mount Hermon. The only sources of the lake are rain water and an underground spring. The water does not leave the lake to any other bo…

  • Battle of Marj al-Saffar (1303)

    The Battle of Marj al-Saffar (or Marj al-Suffar), also known as the Battle of Shaqhab, took place on April 20 through April 22, 1303 between the Mamluks and the Mongols and their Armenian allies near Kiswe, Syria, just south of Damascus.

  • Resafa

    Resafa (Arabic: الرصافة‎ [reṣafa]), known in Roman times as Sergiopolis and briefly as Anastasiopolis, was a city located in the Roman province of Euphratensis, in modern-day Syria.

  • Kashif

    Kashif (also spelled Kaashif, Kaşif, or Kashef, Arabic: کاشف‎) is an Arabic word, commonly used as a male given name in the Muslim world.

  • Hamoukar

    Hamoukar (in Arabic: حموكار) is a large archaeological site located in the Jazira region of northeastern Syria (Al Hasakah Governorate), near the Iraqi and Turkish borders.

  • Central Synagogue of Aleppo

    The Central Synagogue of Aleppo, (Hebrew: בית הכנסת המרכזי בחאלֶ‏בּ‏, Arabic: وسط كنيس حلب‎), also known as the Great Synagogue of Aleppo, Joab's Synagogue or Al-Bandara Synagogue (Arabic: آل باندارا-كنيس‎), has been a Jewish place of worship since …

  • Queiq River

    The Queiq (also Qoueiq), Quweiq or Qoueiq (Arabic: قويق‎ quwayq [quˈwajq]; North Syrian vernacular: ʼwēʼ [ʔwɛːʔ]) (ancient Chalos), also called Aleppo River is a river and valley of the Aleppo Governorate, Syria and Turkey. It is a 129 kilometres (8…

  • Monastery of Saint Moses the Abyssinian

    Mar Musa or Deir Mar Musa al-Habashi (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܪܡܪܝ ܡܘܫܐ ܟܘܫܝܐ deiro d-mor mūše kūšoyo; Arabic: دير مار موسى الحبشي‎ / ALA-LC: dayr mār Mūsá al-Ḥabashī, literally "the monastery of saint Moses the Abyssinian") is a monastic community of Syriac C…

  • Bab al-Saghir

    Bāb Saghīr (Arabic: باب الصغير‎), also called "Goristan-e-Ghariban", is an ancient cemetery and street in Damascus, Syria, with tombs on either side of the road.

  • Ayn al-Arab District

    `Ayn al-`Arab District (Arabic: عين العرب‎ and Kurdish: Kobanê / ALA-LC: ‘Ayn al-‘Arab) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Aleppo Governorate, Syria. It fills the northeastern section of the governorate, and its northern boundary…

  • Ariha, Syria

    Ariha (Arabic: أريحا‎, also called Rīḥā, Arabic: ريحا‎) is a town in northern Syria, administratively part of the Idlib Governorate, located south of Idlib. Nearby localities include Urum al-Jawz to the southwest, Sarjah to the south, Kafr Latah to …

  • Saraqib

    Saraqib (Arabic: سراقب‎ also spelled Saraqeb or Saraqueb) is a city in northwestern Syria, administratively belonging to the Idlib Governorate, located east of Idlib. It has an elevation of 370 meters above sea level. The ancient site of Ebla is sit…

  • Abbasiyyin Stadium

    Abbasiyyin Stadium (Arabic: ملعب العباسيين‎) is a multi-use all-seater stadium in Damascus, Syria, currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue of the Syrian national team. It is also home to Syrian Premier League clubs Al…

  • 1202 Syria earthquake

    The 1202 Syria earthquake struck at about dawn on 20 May 1202 (598 AH) with an epicenter in southwestern Syria. Up to 1,100,000 deaths have been associated with this earthquake, although other estimates are much smaller. It was felt over a very wide…

  • Yabroud

    Yabroud or Yabrud (Arabic: يبرود‎) is a city in Syria, located in the Rif Dimashq (i.e. Damascus' countryside) governorate about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the capital Damascus. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Yabroud …

  • Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi

    Qasr al-Hayr al-Sharqi (Eastern al-Hayr Palace or the "Eastern Castle") is a castle in the middle of the Syrian Desert. It was built by the Umayyad caliph Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik in 728-29 CE in an area rich in desert fauna. It was apparently used a…

  • Qaa

    Qaa (Arabic: القاع), El Qaa, Al Qaa or Masharih al-Qaa is a town in Beqaa Governorate, Lebanon.

  • Mhardeh

    Mhardeh (Arabic: محردةMaḥarda, pronounced Mħardé), also spelled Muhradah, is a city in northern Syria, administratively part of the Hama Governorate, located about 23 kilometers northwest of Hama. It is situated along the Orontes River, near the G…

  • Mayadin

    Mayadin (Arabic: ميادين‎) is a city in eastern Syria. It is located at about (35°1′0″N40°27′0″E). The Euphrates River flows through the town.

  • Khusruwiyah Mosque

    The Khusruwiyah Mosque (Arabic: جامع الخسروية‎) is a mosque complex in Aleppo, Syria. It is located southeast of the Citadel. The mosque was commissioned by Khusraw [Hüsrev] Pasha while he was governor of Aleppo under Sultan Suleiman I.

  • Al-Dumayr

    Dumeir, also Dumair, Damir and Dumayr (Arabic: ضمير or الضمير‎) is a city located 40 kilometers north-east of Damascus, Syria.

  • Statue of Saladin

    The Statue of Saladin (Arabic: تمثال صلاح الدين الأيوبي‎) is an oversize equestrian bronze statue depicting the Kurdish Ayyubid Sultan Saladin located in front of the Citadel of Damascus in Damascus, Syria. The statue was designed by Syrian sculptor…