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Marmarita In Syria’s Valley Of The Christians Is Free And Celebratory Because Of The SAA And Hizbullah

by Jonathan Azaziah

Last week, the gorgeous, picturesque, predominantly Antiochian Orthodox town of Marmarita in Syria’s Wadi al-Nasara (Valley of the Christians) , was in full celebration mode for the Feast Day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Lady Day. Marmarita’s population usually stands at around 2,200 people give or take but when it comes to the holy occasion of what Christians believe to be Lady Maryam’s (A.S.) ascension into Heaven, it balloons into a major tourist attraction in which Christians from across Syria flock to. This year saw more than 20,000 citizens attending and the festivities were as immense as they were joyful and vibrant. It was the biggest gathering since the Zionist war on Syria began and the first time since 2011 that a true, uninterrupted calm prevailed in the town as all the neighboring regions on both sides of the Syrian-Lebanese border were terrorism-free. Most pro-Syria commentators who covered the event rightly pointed out that Zionist media wasn’t merely scant but nonexistent and they also highlighted that had terrorists taken the city, this wouldn’t be possible. What they failed to disclose is WHY Marmarita is able to celebrate and WHO we should be thanking for it. Continue reading Marmarita In Syria’s Valley Of The Christians Is Free And Celebratory Because Of The SAA And Hizbullah