n an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus
Syrian media: Shells hit near Damascus airport DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's state-run news agency says two mortar shells have landed in the vicinity of Damascus International Airport.
June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Rebel rockets hit Damascus airport: activists BEIRUT (Reuters) - Rockets hit Damascus International Airport on Thursday, activists and local media said, in one of the first major rebel attacks on the facility near the Syrian capital in months. The pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said several homemade rockets hit the airport, which had been surrounded and briefly cut off by a rebel offensive last year. Syrian state ...
June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News