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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 Ghouta 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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The location of the old Damascus International Fair in the center of Damascus extends from Victoria Bridge and the Damascus National Museum to the Umayyad Square along the Barada River, the green squares, beautiful fountains and national and international pavilions that host the participation of many countries of the East and West.(end).
Ahmad Sabah, Hussein Barada and Abdel Rahman Chouman were last month sentenced to prison on charges of ties to Hezbollah, which the UAE has designated a terrorist organization.
Summary: Dhenkanal (Odisha), [India], Feb 2 (ANI): A female elephant died after being hit by a goods train near Barada level crossing under Sadar police limits in Dhenkanal on Friday.
Player of Barada Club and the national team Lara Turk gained three gold medals in the women's 57 kg category, while the other three medals were gained by the player and trainer Ziyad Mohamed in men's 105 kg category.
NNA - Head of the International Ambassadors Association in the United States, Ambassador Graziella Seif, concluded her three-day tour of the Bekaa on Sunday by partaking in a Mass at Saint George Church in the town of Haush Barada, during which she honored Artist Maroun Yaghi for his efforts in drawing murals and icons to decorate the church walls.
Her collection also highlights other popular items sold at the barada, the Bahraini word for cold store, during Ramadan, such as Vimto, Tang and Awali Rose Milk.
Yet he thinks Bashar Assad and his brother Maher, who is now shelling Eastern Ghouta with the intention of uprooting and transferring its inhabitants -- as was the case with Western Ghouta, Wadi Al-Ajam and Wadi Barada -- represent "the Syrians." Perhaps Fisk also believes that he who has killed a million Syrians and displaced millions -- with direct Russian support, and as part of Iran's grand regional project -- not only represents Syria's people but also its sovereignty.
Foreign Player nominees are: Makhete Diop and Everton Ribeiro from Al Ahli; Sebastian Tagliabue and Balazs Dzsudzsak of Al Wahda; Fabio de Lima and Caio Canedo from Al Wasl; Abdul Aziz Barada from Al Nasr; Gelmin Rivas from Sharjah; Caio Lucas from Al Ain and Mbark Boussoufa from Al Jazira.
As part of the Egyptian team, along with Ahmed Barada, Amir Waguih, and Omar El-Borolosy, Shabana won theWorld Squash Federation's (WSF) World Team Squash Championships in 1999.
The distributions also covered northern Damascus countryside where 1,500 meals are being distributed every day in three districts, in addition to 390 meals per day in Wadi Barada.