Hadith query: Wings of angels spread over Sham

Ḥadīth query: Wings of angels spread over Shām


It is mentioned in a ḥadīth that the angels have their wings laid over Shām. How is this reconciled with what is currently happening in Syria? What does this ḥadīth mean? This is creating some confusion. Please clarify.

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