Nearby: Ghouta chemical attack
The Ghouta chemical attack occurred on 21 August 2013 during the Syrian Civil War, when several opposition-controlled areas in the suburbs around Damascus, Syria were struck by rockets containing the ...
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Zamalka
Zamalka (Arabic: زملكا‎) is a suburb of Damascus in Syria, located 3.5 kilometers (2.2 mi) east-northeast of Old Damascus. It is administratively a part of the Markaz Rif Dimashq Distri...
Arbin, Syria
Arbin (Arabic: عربين‎; also spelled Irbin or Arbeen) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Markaz Rif Dimashq District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located just east o...
Jobar
Jobar (Arabic: جوبر‎) also spelled Jawbar or Joubar, is a municipality of the Syrian capital Damascus. It is historically a village on the outskirts of Damascus, Syria, is now a suburb of th...
Jobar Synagogue
The Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue was an ancient synagogue complex destroyed in May of 2014. Also known as the Jobar Synagogue it was situated in the village of Jobar now encompassed by the metropolitan a...
Kafr Batna
Kafr Batna (Arabic: كفر بطنا‎, also spelled Kfar Batna and Kafar Batna) is a town in the Rif Dimashq Governorate in southern Syria and a suburb of Damascus. It is approximately 4 kilometers ...
Saqba
Saqba (Arabic: سقبا‎; also spelled Sakba) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Markaz Rif Dimashq District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, 7 km east of central Dama...
Al-Qabun
Al-Qabun (Arabic: القابون‎, sometimes spelled Al-Kaboun or Qaboun) is a municipality and a neighbourhood located 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) north-east of Damascus, Syria, to the north of dis...
Our Lady of Soufanieh
Our Lady of Soufanieh refers to Marian apparitions reported to have occurred in Soufanieh, a suburb of Damascus in Syria.
The apparitions reportedly occurred in December 1982, and January, Februar...
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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,...
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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 t...
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Bab Sharqi
Bab Sharqi (Arabic: باب شرقي‎; "The Eastern Gate"), also known as the Gate of the Sun, is one of the eight ancient city gates of Damascus, Syria, and the only original Roman gate still stand...
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Al-Malihah
Al-Malihah (Arabic: المليحة‎, also spelled al-Mleha or Al Mulayhah) is a town in southern Syria, administratively part of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located on the eastern outskirts of Dam...
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. ...
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Harasta
36°22′E / 33.567°N 36.367°E / 33.567; 36.367Harasta (Arabic: حرستا‎ Ḥarastā), also known as Harasta al-Basal, is a city and northeastern suburb of Damascus, Rif Dima...
Beit al-Mamlouka Hotel
Beit al-Mamlouka (Arabic: بيت المملوكة‎) is a luxury boutique hotel located in the old city of Damascus, Syria. It was established in 2005 in the city's oldest borough, the Christian quarter...
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Bab Kisan
Bab Kisan (Arabic: باب كيسان, meaning "The Kisan Gate") is one of the eight ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. The gate, which is now located in the southeastern part of the Old City, was named in...
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Beit Sawa
Beit Sawa (Arabic: بيت سوا‎; also spelled Bayt Sawa) is a village in southern Syria, administratively part of the Markaz Rif Dimashq District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, located just eas...
International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions
36°18′42.28″E / 33.518722°N 36.3117444°E / 33.518722; 36.3117444The International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions (ar:"الاتحاد الدولي لنقابات العمال العربي") is the interna...
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Aqsab Mosque
36°18′40″E / 33.518041°N 36.311198°E / 33.518041; 36.311198The Aqsab Mosque (Arabic: جامع الأقصاب‎, transliteration: jāmiʿ al-aqṣāb) is an Ayyubid-era mosque in...
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Bab al-Salam
Bab al-Salam (Arabic: باب السلام‎) (The Gate of Peace) is one of the eight ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria.
36°18′37″E / 33.51417°N 36.31028°E / 33.51417; ...
Far' Falastin
Far' Falastin (Arabic: فرع فلسطين‎) is a notorious Syrian prison located near Damascus.The United States used a process called extraordinary rendition to transport a number of terrorist susp...
Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus
Mariamite Cathedral of Damascus (Arabic: الكنيسة المريمية‎) is one of the oldest Greek Orthodox churches in Damascus, Syria and holds the seat of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch. The ch...
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Damascus Straight Street
The Damascus Straight Street; biblical wording, Street Called Straight, (Latin: Via Recta, Arabic: الشارع المستقيم‎ Al-Shāri` al-Mustaqīm) is the Roman street (Decumanus Maximus) that ru...
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Barzeh, Syria
Barzeh (also written Berzé) is a municipality and a neighborhood to the north of Damascus, Syria. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Barzeh had a population of 47,339 in the 2004 cen...
Maktab Anbar
Maktab Anbar (Arabic: مكتب عنبر‎) (Anbar Office) is an old house in the center of Old Damascus near the Umayyad Mosque and a short distance from the Street Called Straight. The house was bui...
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Sayyidah Ruqayya Mosque
Sayyidah Ruqayya Mosque (Arabic: مسجد السيدة رقية‎) is a shrine located in Damascus, Syria, that contains the grave of Sukayna (née Ruqayyah), the infant daughter of Husayn ibn ‘Alī. After...
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Bab al-Faradis
Bab al-Faradis (Arabic: باب الفراديس‎; "The Gate of the Paradise") or Bab al-Amara is one of the eight ancient city-gates of Damascus, Syria. One of the city's northern gates, it was named...
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Umayyad Mosque
The Umayyad Mosque, also known as the Great Mosque of Damascus (Arabic: جامع بني أمية الكبير‎, Romanization: Ğāmi' Banī 'Umayya al-Kabīr), located in the old city of Damascus, is one of the ...
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Azm Palace
Azm Palace (Arabic: قصر العظم‎) is a palace in Damascus, Syria which was originally built in 1750 as a residence for the Ottoman governor of Damascus As'ad Pasha al-Azm. The palace now house...
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