Rif Dimashq Governorate
Rif Dimashq Governorate (Arabic: محافظة ريف دمشق‎ Muḥāfaẓat Rīf Dimashq, literally, the "Governorate of the Countryside of Damascus") is one of the 14 governorates of Syria. It is situated i...
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Darayya District
Darayya District (Arabic: منطقة داريا‎) is a district (mantiqah) of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 260,961. The centre of...
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Battle of Zabadani
The Battle of Zabadani took place in January through February 2012, during the Syrian civil war. During the initial stages of the battle, the rebel FSA took control of the town. However, less than a m...
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Tell Ghoraifé
Tell Ghoraifé (Arabic: تل غريفة‎) is a prehistoric, Neolithic tell, about 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of Damascus, Syria. The tell was the site of a small village of 5 hectares (540,000&...
Al-Qutayfah District
Al-Qutayfah District (Arabic: منطقة القطيفة‎) is a district (mantiqah) of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 119,283. The cen...
Tell Aswad
Tell Aswad (Arabic: تل أسود‎, "Black hill"), Su-uk-su or Shuksa, is a large prehistoric, neolithic tell, about 5 hectares (540,000 sq ft) in size, located around 48 kilometres (30&...
Yabrud District
Yabroud District (Arabic: منطقة يبرود‎) is a district (mantiqah) of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 48,370. The centre of ...
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Qatana District
Qatana District (Arabic: منطقة قطنا‎) is a district (mantiqah) of the Rif Dimashq Governorate in Syria. At the 2004 official census, the district had a population of 207,245. The centre of t...
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Rakhleh
Rakhlah (Arabic: رخلة‎; also spelled Rakhleh or Rakleh), previously known as Zenopolis, is a village situated 31 kilometres (19 mi) west of Damascus, Syria. According to the Syria Centr...
Monzer al-Kassar
Monzer al-Kassar (in Arabic منذر الكسار) (born in al-Nabk, Syria in 1945), also known as the "Prince of Marbella", is an international arms dealer. He has been connected to numerous crimes, including ...
Abdullah al-Ahmar
Abdullah Al-Ahmar Arabic: عبدالله الأحمر‎ (born 1936) is a Syrian politician and prominent member of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party. He is the Assistant Secretary-General of the Ba'ath Part...
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Douma District
Douma District (Arabic: دوما‎ Dūmā) is a district (mantiqah) administratively belonging to Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria, located to the north of the capital Damascus. At the 2004 Census it...
Tell Khazzami
Tell Khazzami or Tell El Khazzami is a small prehistoric, Neolithic Tell, about 150 metres (490 ft) in diameter, located around 25 kilometres (16 mi) Southeast of Damascus in Syria. It was d...
Wahba Zuhayli
Dr. Professor Sheikh Wahba Mustafa al-Zuhayli (born 1932) born in Dair Atiah, Syria is a prominent yet somewhat controversial Syrian professor and Islamic scholar specializing in Islamic law and legal...
Gregory III Laham
Gregory III (Laham) (Arabic: غريغوريوس الثالث لحام‎) (Latin: Gregorius III Lahamus) (born December 15, 1933), Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and Alexandria and Jerusalem, is the ...
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