Antakya



Turkish name of .
Contemporary Examples

The two men sat on plastic chairs in front of a white tent in the southern Turkish town of Antakya.
Free Syrian Army Has the World’s Support but No Weapons or Ammo Rolla Scolari April 3, 2012

Now he keeps constant vigil over his wife at a hospital in Antakya.
Bashar Al-Assad’s War on Syria’s Children Mike Giglio August 22, 2012

Malik Balian thinks he has as good an idea as anyone about the number of Syrians in Antakya these days.
Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border Mike Giglio August 29, 2012

We met in Antakya and headed toward the Syrian border in Kilis, Turkey, the northernmost border crossing.
A Waiting Game for Rebels and Residents in Syrian Border Towns Erin Banco August 16, 2012

Rumors of big anti-Syrian protests, meanwhile, have become a constant in Antakya of late.
Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border Mike Giglio August 29, 2012

Like most Antakya residents, Balian is Alawite, hailing from the same religious sect as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border Mike Giglio August 29, 2012

They went through four homes in Antakya in about as many days until a Syrian woman named Huda Edrees volunteered.
Bashar Al-Assad’s War on Syria’s Children Mike Giglio August 22, 2012

In the process, Antakya and the surrounding border area has come to feel like a buzzing hub for the rebel cause.
Syria’s Islamist Rebels Mike Giglio August 1, 2012

On Tuesday, the governor of Hatay and mayor of Antakya gave a joint news conference that put the same message across.
Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border Mike Giglio August 29, 2012

Antakya has become a nerve center for the uprising against Assad.
Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border Mike Giglio August 29, 2012

noun
the Turkish name for Antioch

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