antakya antakya


  • (n) a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity



  • Anti-Government Protests In Turkey Reach Syrian Border

    The anti-government protests taking place across Turkey have not bypassed Antakya, down near the Syrian border. Nightly marches and demonstrations take place in the majority Alawite part of the city, but the protesters are a mix of minority Alawites and majority Sunni Muslims. In addition to the common complaints that Prime Minister Erdogan is growing more autocratic, some are convinced that the ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NPR

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  • "Otherwise, wheat of farmers in the Amik Plain in Antakya (southern Turkey ) would suffer from drought," Erdogan said.
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Hürriyet

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