Hermon


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Hermon

Mount. a mountain on the border between Lebanon and SW Syria, in the Anti-Lebanon Range: represented the NE limits of Israeli conquests under Moses and Joshua. Height: 2814 m (9232 ft.)

Hermon

 

(also Jabal al-Shaykh), a mountain massif in Syria and Lebanon, forming the distinct southern extension of the Anti-Lebanon Mountains. The massif measures approximately 40 km in length and rises to a maximum elevation of 2,814 m at Mount al- Shaykh, the highest point in the Anti-Lebanon and Syria. It is composed primarily of limestones and sandstones. Vegetation includes subtropical shrubs and forests.

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After that, the three forces would move in and take up positions in the captured Beit Jinn enclave, and gain a jumping-off pad against Israel and its Hermon outpost.
Proceedings on day five of the Bill's committee stage opened with Lady Hermon issuing a direct warning to Tory MPs about the consequences of a hard border.
Representatives of Mount Hermon Cemetery, a former member of the HSMBC and proud citizens were in attendance to mark this historical commemoration.
A military source told SANA that the Israeli warplanes fired two rockets from inside the occupied lands on Ein al-Burj site at the eastern foothills of Mount Hermon.
Hermon, who has been sentenced to 14 months detention, not only targeted his former partner but also her friends and parents over an eightweek period, Birmingham Crown Court was told.
Harry had two older brothers, Albert and Hermon, and two younger sisters, Edith Annie and Mabel.
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Occupied Jerusalem, May 15 (BNA) - A number of mortar shells landed in the Golan Heights in the area of Mount Hermon on Wednesday morning, Israeli Occupation Forces Spokesperson confirmed.
She leaves a daughter, Christine Benoit of Worcester; four sons, Corey Sheehan of Lunenburg, Michael Hermon of Worcester, Derek Hermon of Framingham and Trevor Guy of Toronto, Canada; also 5 grandchildren, 9 sisters and 7 brothers.
Harry O'Neil and Emily Hermon from Whitchurch, Georgia Tonge from Llanedeyrn, Nadya Salway from Pentwyn and Jacob Mills from Lisvane will appear in the show - which opened on Saturday.
CDATA[ The first snow of the winter dumped up to two feet of the white stuff on the upper slopes of the Hermon.
The 12th century church is midway between Hermon and Aberffraw, and is signposted on the main road.