If you're in Syria, this would be a great time to go somewhere else.
In 3,000 years, Damascus, Syria has never been completely destroyed. There's one thing you can take to the bank. God's prophecies WILL take place and this one hasn't happened. YET. Damascus has been attacked lots of times but never completely leveled.
Evil abounds in Syria, as current leader Bashar al-Assad rushes head-first into his prophetic destiny. The 40-year-old is the most ruthless leader in the middle east, having used chemical weapons on his own people, killing many children. Syria also is home to Hezbollah and Hamas. Hamas is the armed unit of the Muslim Brotherhood and identifies itself as Palestinian.
Nobody seems to be willing to turn a blind eye. Will this be the fulfillment of the burden of Damascus prophecy referred to in Isaiah 17? We just have to wait and see.
I suspect it's not a matter of whether or not it's going to happen, but WHO is getting ready to fly the friendly skies over Syria.
To better understand the prophecy given to Isaiah, here is a map that shows the region that I found on a website "trumpetsounds.com". Notice the position of Damascus and of Aroer in relation to Israel.
Here's what the Bible says:
Isaiah 17:1 - 3
The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.
2 The cities of Aroer are forsaken: they shall be for flocks, which shall lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
3 The fortress also shall cease from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus, and the remnant of Syria: they shall be as the glory of the children of Israel, saith the Lord of hosts.
Keep your eyes on Israel and pray for peace in Jerusalem.