The celebration of the birthday of the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) was held in different areas of Damascus, the capital of Syria.

Iran PressWest Asia: On September 28, tens of millions of Muslims across the world will mark the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad in a celebration known as Mawlid an-Nabi, or milad.

Mawlid al-Nabi, Arabic for the "birthday of the prophet", marks the anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad’s birth. 

On the initiative of the late Imam Khomeini Rabi' al-Awwal 12 to 17 (September 28 to October 2) was named Unity Week.

Based on the Sunni Muslims' narration Rabi' al-Awwal 12 is the birthday of the Grand Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), and based on the Shia Muslims' narration Rabi 17 is the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Muslims living in the Syrian capital's old neighborhood celebrated the Holy Prophet's birth anniversary (PBUH) in Imam Ali Mosque (AS) in Damascus and other historical places.

Syrian youth and children were widely present at the birthday anniversary ceremony of the Holy Prophet of Islam (PBUH). 219