Latakia Governorate
Latakia Governorate (Arabic: مُحافظة اللاذقية‎ / ALA-LC: Muḥāfaẓat al-Lādhiqīyah) is one of the fourteen governorates (provinces) of Syria. It is situated in western Syria, bordering Turkey....
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Naissa Mosque
Naissa Mosque is a mosque in Qardaha, along the Syrian coast. It was built in 1989 by architect Abdul Rahman Naassan, and funded by the mother of former president Hafez al-Assad, Naissa Assad—after wh...
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Citadel of Salah Ed-Din
The Citadel of Salah Ed-Din (Arabic: قلعة صلاح الدين‎, Qal'at Salah al-Din) is a castle in Syria. It is also known as Saône or Saladin Castle. It is located 7 km east of Al-Haffah town ...
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Bani Qahtan Castle
Bani Qahtan castle (Arabic بني قحطان) is found in the Syrian Coastal Mountains near Lattakia city, 40 km far from it. The castle is totally damaged and not much remained from it. The ruins date back t...
Ali Duba
Ali Douba (Arabic: علي دوبا‎) (b. 1933) is a former head of the Syrian military intelligence and was a close adviser to the Syrian president Hafez al-Assad. The military intelligence under D...
Bassel Al-Assad International Airport
Bassel al-Assad International Airport (Arabic: مطار باسل الأسد الدولي‎) (IATA: LTK, ICAO: OSLK) is an airport serving Latakia, the principal port city of Syria. The airport is named for...
Ras al-Bassit
Ras al-Bassit (Arabic: رأس البسيط‎), historically known as Posideion or Posideium, is a small cape located 53 kilometres (33 mi) north of Latakia, Syria on the Mediterranean Sea. The ca...
Qardaha District
Qardaha District (Arabic: منطقة القرداحة‎ / ALA-LC: Minṭaqat al-Qardāḥah) is a district (mantiqah) of the Latakia Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 74,644. The ...
Jableh District
Jableh District (Arabic: منطقة جبلة‎ / ALA-LC: Minṭaqat Jablah) is a district (mantiqah) of the Latakia Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 Census it had a population of 196,171. The centre of...
Latakia District
35°47′E / 35.53°N 35.78°E / 35.53; 35.78Latakia District (Arabic: منطقة اللاذقية‎ / ALA-LC: Minṭaqat al-Lādhiqīyah) is a district (mantiqah) of the Latakia Governora...
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Ugarit
Ugarit (/ˌuːɡəˈriːt, ˌjuː-/; Ugaritic: 𐎜𐎂𐎗𐎚, ʼUgart; Arabic: أوغاريت‎) was an ancient port city, the ruins of which are located at what is now called Ras Shamra (sometimes written "R...
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Mahalibeh Castle
Mahalibeh castle (Arabic مهالبة) is located at a high mountain summit near Lattakia, 40 km east of Syrian coast. First, the castle was built by Bani Alahmar tribe in the 11-th century, then it was oc...
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Tell Tweini
Tell Tweini is an archaeological site located 1 kilometers east of the modern city of Jableh, Syria. It is situated within the coastal plain of Jebleh within short distance of two other main archaeol...
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Karekin I
Karekin I (Eastern Armenian pronunciation: Garegin I) (Armenian: Գարեգին Ա. Սարգիսյան) (August 27, 1932 - June 29, 1999), served as the Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Church between 1995 and 199...
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Badawi al-Jabal
Badawi al-Jabal (Arabic: بدوي الجبل‎) (1905–1981), is the pen name of Muhammad Sulayman al-Ahmad (Arabic: محمد سليمان الأحمد‎), a Syrian poet of high reputation in the Arab w...
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