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see AntiochAntioch
or Antakya
, city (1990 pop. 124,443), capital of Hatay prov., S Turkey, on the Orontes (Asi) River, near the Mediterranean Sea, at the foot of Mt. Silpius. Antioch is the trade center for a region where grains, cotton, grapes, olives, and vegetables are grown.
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, Turkey.
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Active faults that are associated with the previously mentioned structural zones join to form a triple junction at the Quaternary Amik Basin near Antakya (Over et al.
Renowned for its rich soil and warm Mediterranean climate, the Antakya region cultivates distinctively delicious pomegranates that are bursting with a wonderfully sweet taste and delightfully fragrant aroma.
Authorities have issued an alert stating that an extremist group is planning to conduct suicide attacks in Antakya, Istanbul and the capital Ankara.
En los callejones y avenidas de Antakya es dificil identificar a los aspirantes a convertirse en mujaidines (combatientes de Dios).
Residents of Antakya had been holding demonstrations for weeks to commemorate those who were killed during the Gezi Park protests in Istanbul.
The city of Antakya, close to the Syrian border, has a mixed population of Turks, Kurds and Arabs, including Sunni Muslims and Alawites, the religious minority of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
I am very happy that we're able to do this live shot this morning," Engel told NBC News from Antakya, Turkey.
ANTAKYA -- Turkey raised publicly for the first time on Wednesday the idea of stationing Patriot missile batteries along its southern border with Syria.
It is across the border in the southern Turkish town of Antakya.
We also visited Syrian refugee families in Antakya, Turkey.
The firm has received approval to explore in the Mediterranean Sea near Antakya and in the southeast region on February 26, 2012.