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see HawranHawran
or Hauran
[Heb.,=hollow or cavernous land], region, SW Syria. It is a largely treeless area marked by conical volcanic peaks, barren lava fields, and rich lava soil. In the northeast are the Druze Mts., many of whose numerous caverns were once inhabited.
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Fifth, an altar from Nabataean Hauran from the first century CE may provide late confirmation for the link between El and Gad.
The state-run Saba news agency said Saudi-led coalition fighter jets carried out 25 air sorties against Al Houthi targets in Qanea and Hauran regions on the borders of Marib and Baydha provinces.
Since Iran shows no signs of pulling back, since a deconfliction zone between Israel, Jordan and their enemies in the Golan, the Hauran and the Jebel Druze is a joke in modern combat conditions and since Iran is unlikely to want to preserve the peace in southern Syria in a way the Assads - father and son - did from 1973 onward, this means in my view that war of some sort is almost inevitable.
"Now our units will proceed to clearing the rest of the desert zones, including Wadi (valley) Hauran," he said.
According to the officer, most of attacks by the ISIL target the Tenef and Treibil border crossings, which the militants take over briefly before retreating again to their havens in Wadi Hauran desert.
I baixare les graus amb vestit d'alegria que hauran teixit aranyes sense seny.
A second new direction points toward Hauran, the ambiguous terrain between northern Jordan and southeastern Syria, a volcanic plateau once famous for its wheat and grapes.
QC has also implemented a project to provide a station for generating and filling compressed medical oxygen for hospitals in the western region of Hauran in Syria.
A rebel in Falujat Hauran brigade said rebel groups, including al Qaeda's Syrian branch the Nusra Front, were engaged in heavy fighting to prevent the town's fall.
A statement of the Ministry of Defense said, "Based on intelligence, a force the seventh division of the leadership of the island and desert operations, backed by the sons of the tribes, surprise attack on a convoy of Daash in the plain of Hauran implemented, destroying three tanks capacity of 8 tons loaded with fuel and two armed vehicles and killed 10 terrorists."/ End
NNA - The Melkite Greek Catholic Chancellery on Thursday issued the following press release: On 2 May 2013 Pope Francis ratifies the Episcopal election by the Holy Synod of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, on 22 June 2012, of Archimandrite Nicolas Antiba as Metropolitan of Bosra, Hauran and Jabal al-Arab.
Indeed, relations between the inhabitants of the Hauran, half of which is located in Jordan and the other half in Syria, were only affected by the lower borders, after the two countries' borders were delineated.