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Al Hawr Destination Guide

Explore Al Hawr in Syria.

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Al Hawr in the region of Latakia is a town in Syria - some 152 mi (or 245 km) North of Damascus, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Al Hawr

Current time in Al Hawr is now 12:52 PM (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: Al Maran, Suwaydiyat Ristmu, Salinfah, Maruniyat, Kibiliyah or Tarsus. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Barikha, Kurt Tahtani, Murayj, Aqjah Bayir, Sitarbah and Bayt Shakuh. 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

22°C / 72 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 76%
Air Pressure 1014.3 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 24th of March 2019
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 16°C (61 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Monday, 25th of March 2019
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 8°C (46 °F)
Tuesday, 26th of March 2019
Moderate rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)


View from salaheddine castle

01:07 min ( October 06, 2007 by timberman78)
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This is the view from the top of salaheddine castle in a beautiful spring day

Road to Salma With the Glorious Syrian A...

07:41 min ( August 23, 2012 by Arabi Souri)
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With the help of Turkish Muslim Brotherhood government, terrorists have been smuggled through a stretch of about 800 km into Syria, including the mountainous area of Latakia, and especially near the c...

Syrien 3: Ugarit und Saladinburg

15:13 min ( March 25, 2012 by berry1607)
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Fahrt entlang der Mittelmeerküste nach Lattakia zur erstaunlich gut erhaltenen Saladinburg, strategisch günstig in dramatischer Landschaft gelegen. Besuch der Ausgrabungsstätte von Ugarit zeigt, wa...

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Interesting facts about this location

Bourzey castle

Bourzey castle is called also Mirza castle, (Arabic قلعة ميرزا). It is located at the border of Syria coastal mountains and Ghab valley, 25 km away from Jeser Alshghur, at altitude 450 m. The inscriptions and mentioning of the castle relate it to the Byzantine era in 11-th century. Architecturally it has triangle shape, the western façade is 175 m, the eastern is 50 m. The southern and eastern façades are adjacent to deep gorges, but the western façade is the least steep.

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Located at 35.71, 36.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Byzantine forts, Castles in Syria

2012 Syrian–Turkish border clashes

The 2012 Syrian–Turkish border clashes began on 3 October 2012 when an artillery shell fired from Syria killed five and injured at least ten Turkish citizens in the border town of Akçakale in Şanlıurfa Province, Turkey. The Turkish armed forces conducted saturation shelling of Syrian military posts with its artillery units.

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Located at 35.71, 36.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:2012 in Syria, 2012 in Turkey, Conflicts in 2012, History of Hatay Province, History of Şanlıurfa Province, Syrian civil war, Syria–Turkey relations, Wars involving Turkey

Qarqar (Karkar)

Qarqar is the name of an ancient town in northwestern Syria, known from Neo-Assyrian sources. It was the site of one of the most important battles of the ancient world, the battle of Qarqar, fought in 853 BC when the army of Assyria, led by king Shalmaneser III, encountered an allied force comprising military units from 11 local kingdoms. The leaders of this ad hoc alliance were Hadadezer (Ben Hadad) of Damascus and King Ahab of Israel.

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Located at 35.71, 36.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Aramaean cities, Archaeological sites in Hama Governorate, Former populated places in Syria, Iron Age sites in Syria

Battle of Qarqar

The Battle of Qarqar (or Ḳarḳar) was fought in 853 BC when the army of Assyria led by king Shalmaneser III encountered an allied army of twelve kings at Qarqar led by Hadadezer (also called Adad-idr and possibly to be identified with Benhadad II) of Damascus and King Ahab of Israel.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.71, 36.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:853 BC, 9th-century BC conflicts, Ammon, Ancient Israel and Judah, Aramaeans, Battles involving Assyria, Battles involving ancient Egypt, History of Syria, Military history of Syria, Phoenicia, Wars of ancient Israel