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Beit Yashout (Arabic: بيت ياشوط) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Jableh District of the Latakia Governorate, and located south of Latakia. Nearby localities include Ayn al-Sharqiyah to the west and al-Daliyah to the south. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics, Beit Yashout had a population of 6,115 in the 2004 census. The town is located in the An-Nusayriyah Mountains at an elevation of around 500 m (1,700 ft).
Beit Yashout is one of the settlements inhabited by the Alawite Hadadeen tribe, to which former first lady Aniseh Makhluf belonged. However, the village was a traditional home of the Bani Ali clan, also Alawite. Beit Yashout is the hometown of Muhammad al-Khuli, a prominent military official in Baathist governments in the 1960s and throughout former president Hafez al-Assad's time in office (1970-2000).
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