Not a stupid question at all. Since Latakia is in Syria, I figured I'd see if I could find a Syrian saying it. Unfortunately, since the civil war has been pretty bad there, I could. Here you go. She says latakia at around 1:43-1:46 when she is siging off.
Addounia TV in Haffeh, Latakia Countryside 02-07-2012 - YouTube
and here's another woman saying it at 4:17 - 4: 23.
Syrian Army Liberates Villages in Latakia Countryside - YouTube