antakya : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a town in southern Turkey; ancient commercial center and capital of Syria; an early center of Christianity
News & Articles
- 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 ...
June 19, 2013 - NPR