hijaz hijaz

Definition(s):

  • (n) a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Bombing near center of Syrian capital kills 8 - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A bomb exploded in a central district of Damascus on Wednesday, killing at least eight people, Syrian state media reported. Official news agency SANA said the bomb detonated at the entrance of a building near central Hijaz square at midday.
    on November 6, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  2. Syria: Bomb attack in central Damascus kills 8 - NBC40.net

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syrian state media say a bomb has exploded in a central district of Damascus, killing at least eight people. The state news agency SANA says the bomb detonated at the entrance to a building near the central Hijaz square midday Wednesday.
    on November 6, 2013     Source: NBC40 South Jersey

  3. Bombing in central Damascus kills 8

    DAMASCUS, Syria – A bomb exploded in a central district of Damascus on Wednesday, killing at least eight people, Syrian state media reported. Official news agency SANA said the bomb detonated at the entrance of a building near central Hijaz square at midday.
    on November 6, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  • "This was a turning-point in the Arab Revolt, which was about to expand northwards from the Hijaz into what are now Jordan and Syria," Mr. Lawrence said. "Expansion would require more British liaison officers. Twenty-Seven Articles, printed...
    on Jan 20, 2010 By: TE Lawrence Source: New York Times (blog)

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