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Barada

(bär`ədə), ancient Abana (ăb`ənə), river, 52 mi (84 km) long, rising in the Anti-Lebanon Mts. and flowing S to marshy Lake Al Utaybah, SE Syria; forms the Ghutah oasis, site of the city of Damascus. The Barada's waters have been used for irrigation for centuries; fruit orchards, wheat, and vineyards thrive there. Two dams on the Barada generate hydroelectricity and store water for irrigation. See AbanaAbana
, in the Bible, river of Damascus. It is probably the Barada, flowing near Damascus. See also Pharpar.
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Byblos are thought to have retained only a few players from last season's squad, including Omar Ayoubi and Ali Barada, with the view to recruiting one more local star.
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Elsewhere, water pumping that had been cutt off for two days to districts in the Syrian capital was restored, following a truce in Wadi Barada.
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1999: Peter Nicol became Britain's first men's world squash champion following his victory over Ahmed Barada in the final of the Al-Ahram Men's World Open Championship in Egypt.
Barada TV began broadcasting in April 2009 but has ramped up operations to cover the mass protests in Syria that began last month as part of a long-standing campaign to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad the Post said.
It was also revealed, three days later by The Washington Post, that Syrian political opposition groups and a London-based satellite television station called Barada, among others, beam anti-Syrian government programming into the strife-torn Arab country.
Commenting on what the media dubbed the "Norway Butcher" who killed 93 people in Norway, Ali Barada, a political analyst with AN NAHAR newspaper, said in his column on July 25: "The attacks in Norway have revived the nightmares of terrorism that is sweeping the world.
Barada said: "What is happening now is short of 'a complete revolution' and more than 'one uprising.
Residents and opposition sources said the Israeli warplanes struck elite Syrian troops in the valley of the Barada River that flows through Damascus and on Qasioun Mountain overlooking the capital.
A resident of nearby Wadi Barada told The Daily Star "Republican guards are shelling from Al-Hameh Bridge, the 4th division from the Douma-Qudsaya road.