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Damascus: Capital of Syria
Damascus is the capital of Syria; it is also the country's largest city, following the decline in population of Aleppo due to the battle for the city. It is colloquially known in Syria as aลก-ล ฤm (ุงู„ุดุงู…) and titled the "City of Jasmine". Damascus is a major cultural center of the Levant and the Arab world. The city had an estimated population of 1,711,000 as of 2009.

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Syrian designer adds flair to face masks [Video]

Syrian designer adds flair to face masks

A young Syrian fashion designer is making fashionable masks, as coronavirus cases in Damascus continue to rise.

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