Damascus

City in Syria

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Damascus is the capital of the Syrian Arab Republic; it is also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the battle for the city. It is colloquially known in Syria as aลก-ล ฤm (ุงู„ุดุงู…) and titled the "City of Jasmine". In addition to being one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Damascus is a major cultural center of the Levant and the Arab world. The city has an estimated population of 1,711,000 as of 2009.

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Militants have killed more than 60 Syrian regime fighters in 48 hours, a monitor said on Saturday, in some of the deadliest attacks on pro-Damascus forces in..
5 days ago • WorldNews

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met senior officials from his strongest ally Russia in Damascus on Friday and Saturday to discuss upcoming peace talks and trade..
5 days ago • WorldNews
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met senior officials from his strongest ally Russia in Damascus on Friday and Saturday to discuss upcoming peace talks, renting..
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DAMASCUS, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday denounced the recent U.S. move to designate Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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