Article Source Jerusalem Online
New documentation from the Syrian rebels’ show the streets of Damascus completely erased. The roads and buildings were transformed into pits and stones. In Aleppo, the rebels launched an attack on Assad’s army forces in order to repel their advance.
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17 The mournful, inspired prediction (a burden to be lifted up) concerning Damascus [capital of Syria, and Israel’s bulwark against Assyria]. Behold, Damascus will cease to be a city and will become a heap of ruins.
2 The cities of Aroer [east of the Jordan] are forsaken; they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.