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Salcah

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Salchah

(both: săl`kə), ancient fortress, SE Syria, E of the Jordan and on the boundary of Bashan; it is mentioned several times in the Bible.
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Sweida, SANA- Salkhad city, located to the south of Sweida province, has been a leading center in southern Syria throughout history.
The new photo of the Bosra Amphitheater in Salkhad, only 40 kilometers east of Daraa city, now adorns the face of one of Syria's most commonly used bills.
In April, in the town of Salkhad, Abdullah Abu Mansur was arrested by local police for deserting the armed forces, a resident said.
The branch of the Revolutionary Youth Union in Sweida province staged a solidarity stand in the public square in Salkhad city during which the participants voiced their appreciation of the great sacrifices made by the army soldiers in the framework of defending the homeland's unity and sovereignty.
The basin extends from the Syrian city of Salkhad in Jebal al-Arab with an elevation of 1460 m to south of Amman and then westward where it discharges its water at its confluence with River Jordan at an elevation of -350 m.
Jean-Marie Dentzer also uses long-known material, both from Butler's publications and from the museum at Soueida and the depot established by the French at Salkhad during the Mandate, to discuss the cultural identity of the Jebel al-'Arab during the Hellenistic period.
George Cowley, 97, of Golcar, was going through some old papers when he discovered the black and white line-up of himself and fellow Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons, stationed at the castle of Salkhad, overlooking the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, in 1941.
For example, populations around Jenin (32.47[degrees]N, 35.35[degrees]E, -190 m) are assumed to flower in February to March, whereas those from Salkhad (32.48[degrees]N, 36.70[degrees]E, 1447 m) in March to April.
Another sculpture was completed in Salkhad, in cooperation with the civil and local activities, weighing more than 4 tons with a length of 2 meters and a width of one meter.
Earlier this month, a group of young people in the town of Salkhad, some 30 kms south of the provincial capital, surrounded the local army recruitment office after a young man had been detained there to await conscription.
Rally in Sweida in support of national principles The branch of the Revolutionary Youth Union in Sweida province staged a solidarity stand in the public square in Salkhad city during which the participants voiced their appreciation of the great sacrifices made by the army soldiers in the framework of defending the homeland's unity and sovereignty, SANA reported.
Sweida, SANA -- Internal Trade and Consumer Protection Minister Abdullah al-Gharbi inaugurated the development complex project located on the road between al-Kafr and Salkhad and Sweida province.