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Definition(s):

  1. (n) aromatic Turkish tobacco
  2. (n) a seaport on the western coast of Syria

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  1. Israel braces for Golan action amid Syria blasts mystery

    TEL AVIV, Israel, July 11 (UPI) -- Israel is bolstering its military forces on the Golan Heights, its de facto border with Syria, against a possible attack by Hezbollah amid growing speculation that Israeli warplanes or warships blitzed Russian-anti-ship missiles at the Syrian naval base of Latakia last week.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Syria naval base blast points to Israeli raid

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Foreign forces destroyed advanced Russian anti-ship missiles in Syria last week, rebels said on Tuesday - a disclosure that appeared to point to an Israeli raid. Qassem Saadeddine, spokesman for the Free Syrian Army's Supreme Military Council, said a pre-dawn strike on Friday hit a Syrian navy barracks at Safira, near the port of Latakia. He said that the rebel forces ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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