Synonyms for maarat or Related words with maarat
Examples of "maarat"
Five soldiers were killed in ambushes near
al-Numaan on 10 November.
The district of
al-Numaan is divided into six sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004):
On 23 January 2017, the 13th Division of the FIA repelled an al-Nusra advance toward
Saidnaya, or Maaret Saidnaya (Arabic: معرة صيدنايا) is a village in the Al-Tall District of the Rif Dimashq Governorate, Syria. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS),
Saidnaya had a population of 3,084 in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Melkite Catholics.
In July 1098, Raymond Pilet, a knight in the army of Raymond de Saint Gilles, led an expedition against
, an important city on the road south towards Damascus. His troops met a much larger Muslim garrison in the town and they were completely routed with many casualties. For the rest of the summer the crusaders continued their march south and captured many other small towns, and arrived again at
was not as rich as the crusaders had hoped and they were still short of supplies and food as December progressed. Most of the soldiers and knights preferred to continue the march to Jerusalem, caring little for the political dispute between Bohemond and Raymond, and Raymond tried to buy the support of the other leaders. While the leaders negotiated away from the city, some of the starving crusaders at
reportedly resorted to cannibalism, feeding on the dead bodies of Muslims.
The Siege of
, or Ma'arra, occurred in late 1098 in the city of Ma'arrat al-Numan, in what is modern-day Syria, during the First Crusade. It is infamous for the claims of widespread cannibalism displayed by the Crusaders.
Rallies were reported in Hirak, Jabal az-Zawiya, Talmans, Jarjanaz,
Horma, Kafr Takhareem, Bansh, Sermeen, Saraqeb, Hass, Jassem, Teebat al-Imam, Houran, Taseel, and Dael. Security forces reportedly killed six civilians.
Experts have stated that ultimately, “There will be localized clashes, but not necessarily full-blown civil war. In
al-Numan it’s easier to take on Nusra as Division 13 is stronger and there isn’t a Jaysh al-Fatah administration”.
Médecins Sans Frontières has said that either "Syrian regime" or Russian warplanes deliberately attacked a hospital in
al-Numan. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that it was Russian warplanes that destroyed the hospital.
The Patriarchate is now situated in Bab Tuma, Damascus, capital of Syria; but the Patriarch resides at the Mar Aphrem Monastery in
Saidnaya, located about 25 kilometers north of Damascus.
On 18 July 2016, the al-Nusra Front was accused of kidnapping Zaher al-Ahmad, the commander of the division’s 56th Infantry Brigade en route from
al-Numan to Aleppo.
Unrest and civilian resistance against al-Nusra rule continued for coming months. On 12 June 2016, a demonstration took place in
al-Nu'man against al-Nusra's authoritarianism, with protestors calling Abu Muhammed al-Jolani an "Iranian nark".
al-Numaan District () is a district of the Idlib Governorate in northwestern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of Maarrat al-Nu'man. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 371,829.
On 25 December 2016, 2 FIA commanders were shot and killed in
. Opposition activists accused Jund al-Aqsa of conducting the assassination. The next day, the al-Nusra Front raided houses throughout Idlib and captured 16 FIA fighters from the Mountain Hawks Brigade. The rebels were captured on charges of participating in the Turkish military intervention in Syria.
Ignatius Aphrem II Karim is the 123rd reigning Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, he presides over the entire Syriac Orthodox Church. He was enthroned at St. Ephrem's Monastery,
Saidnaya, on 29 May 2014 in a ceremony overseen by Baselios Thomas I, succeeding Ignatius Zakka I Iwas.
Herbel (, also spelled Herbil and Harbul) is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. With a population of 3,403 as per the 2004 census, it is administratively part of the Nahiya Mare' in A'zaz District. Nearby localities include Tell Rifaat to the northwest, Mare' to the northeast,
Umm Hawsh to the southeast and Ihras to the southwest.
Tell Qarah (), also spelled Tal Qarah or Tel Qarah, is a village in northern Aleppo Governorate, northwestern Syria. Administratively part of Nahiya Mare' in A'zaz District, it had a population of 2,477 as per the 2004 census. Nearby localities include Ihras to the northwest, Herbel to the north,
Umm Hawsh to the northeast, and Tell Jabin to the southwest.
Noeimi was appointed to the position of Chief of Staff on 16 February 2014, taking over from Salim Idris. His appointment was confirmed by the FSA on 8 March 2014. Colonel Heitham Afeisi, a co-founder of the Syria Revolutionaries Front and the Commander of the
al-Naaman Martyrs Brigade, was appointed as Noeimi's deputy.
On 9 October, the Free Syrian Army seized control of
al-Numan, a strategic town in Idlib Governorate on the highway linking Damascus with Aleppo. By 18 October, the FSA had captured the suburb of Douma, the biggest suburb of Damascus.
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