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Shaykh Idris in the region of Idlib is a town in Syria - some 159 mi (or 256 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shaykh Idris is now 12:25 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Damascus" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tall at Tukan, Al 'Uwayja, Saraqib, Rayyan, An Nayrab or Antioch. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Al Hartamiyah, Judaydat Nawwaf, Inqirat, Bulaysa, Tawil ash Shaykh and Shaykh Idris. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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03_SYRIA 2010 - Ebla

01:44 min ( April 05, 2010 by Sergio Pozzi)
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Syrien 4: Qatna Hama Apamea Ebla Ale...

18:54 min ( March 25, 2012 by berry1607)
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Besichtigung der Ausgrabungen von Qatna (Mishrfeh), über Hama weiter nach Apamea, einer der größten aktiven Ausgrabungsstätten Syriens. Fahrt nach Ebla, das seine Blütezeit bereits im 3. Jahrtaus...


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Interesting facts about this location

Mardikh

Mardikh is a village in the Idlib Governorate of Syria. It is the nearest village to the site of historical Ebla ("Tel Mardikh"), south east of Idlib. Nearby localities include Saraqib to the north, Kafr Amim to the east, Maardabsah and Khan al-Sabl to the south and Dadikh to the west. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Mardikh had a population of 32,495 in the 2004 census.

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Located at 35.77, 36.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Idlib District, Villages in Syria

Battle of Sarmin

In the Battle of Sarmin (or Battle of Tell Danith) on September 14, 1115, Prince Roger of Salerno's Crusader army surprised and routed the Seljuk Turkish army of Bursuq bin Bursuq of Hamadan.

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Located at 35.77, 36.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:12th-century crusades, Battles involving the Seljuk Turks, Battles of the Crusades, Conflicts in 1115

Great Mosque of Maarrat al-Numan

The Great Mosque of Maarrat al-Numan is an Ayyubid-era mosque in the village of Maarrat al-Numan between Hama and Aleppo in Syria. This congregational mosque was built in the first half of the twelfth century.

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Located at 35.77, 36.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Arabic architecture, Buildings and structures in Idlib Governorate, Mosques in Syria

Maarrat al-Nu'man

Maarat al-Numaan is a city in northwestern Syria with a population of about 58,008 (2004 census). It is located at the highway between Aleppo and Hama and near the Dead Cities of Bara and Serjilla. The city, known as Arra to the Greeks and Marre to the Crusaders, has its present-day name combined of the traditional name and of its first Muslim governor an-Nu'man ibn Bashir, a companion of Muhammad.

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Located at 35.77, 36.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Idlib Governorate, Cities in Syria, Crusades, Populated places in Maarrat al-Nu'man District

Binnish

Binnish is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively belonging to the Idlib Governorate, located just north of Idlib. Nearby localities include Kafriya and Maarrat Misrin to the northwest, al-Fu'ah to the north, Ta'um and Taftanaz to the northeast, Iffis to the southeast and Sarmin to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), Binnish had a population of in the 2004 census. Its inhabitants are predominantly Sunni Muslims.

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Located at 35.77, 36.87 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Idlib District, Towns in Syria