|Governorate||Rif Dimashq Governorate|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (EEST)|
Jdeidat Yabous (Arabic: جديدة يابوس; also spelled Jdeidet Yabous), previously known as Ainkania, is a village situated 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Damascus, Syria. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, the village had a population of 994 in the 2004 census.
The village sits in the hills, on the border between Syria and Lebanon where a checkpoint is operated between the two countries. Weapons have been seized at the checkpoint, being smuggled from Lebanon concealed in the floor of a truck, to arm rebels in the Syrian civil war.
There is a spring and Roman temple in the area called Ain Qaniya or Ayn Qaniya. Julien Aliquot identified the ancient name of the village, which was previously called Ainkania after this spring. A study of the ancient settlement and sanctuary is currently in progress under Ibrahim Omeri. It has been suggested that the goddess Leucothea was worshiped at the temple, which sits in the north east of a group of Temples of Mount Hermon.
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