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
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.
Nov. 6, 2013 - Fox News
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.
Nov. 6, 2013 - NBC40 South Jersey
TE Lawrence in New York Times (blog) 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...