2011-2012 Syrian uprising
The Syrian Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية‎), also known as the Syrian Uprising, is an ongoing armed conflict taking place in Syria. The unrest began in the early spring of 2011 wit...
2011-2012 Syrian uprising - Wikipedia
Photo Of Omran Daqneesh, The Boy In Aleppo, Syria: Will It Help End The War?
The photo of the rescued boy in Syria has inspired sympathy, outrage — and donations. But will it be forgotten tomorrow?
Syria conflict: UN suspends peace talks in Geneva
Talks aimed at ending the five-year-old war in Syria are suspended by the UN, with both sides blaming each other for the disruption.
Putin: Downing of Russian warplane by Turkey ‘stab in the back’
Turkish warplanes shot down a Russian jet Tuesday that Turkey said violated its airspace on the border with Syria. Russian officials confirmed that a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft was shot down, but...
How do Syrian refugees get into the U.S.?
The Paris terrorist attacks have intensified a debate in Washington over whether the United States should allow Syrian refugees to enter the country. Following reports that one of the terrorists invo...
Where are Syria'€™s refugees now?
After four years of conflict, about half of Syria's population of 22 million has been driven from their homes. More than 4 million have fled the country.
Facebook is the new travel guide for migrants headed to Europe
Iraqis are using the social network to crowdsource everything from how to find a smuggler to what to pack.
Google Refugee and Migrant Response
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Migrant Crisis: Where Have the Gulf States Been? - The Atlantic
Where have the rich Arab countries been over the last few years, as the Syrian civil war has raged and millions of refugees have fled to neighboring countries? The only Arab countries to have accepted...
The Art Of Syrian Refugees Sends A Message. Is Anyone Listening?
Syria's refugees are waiting for a new life. The artists among them are depicting this life in limbo — and their memories of the country they left behind.
Modern history of Syria
Ottoman Syria was turned into the short-lived Arab Kingdom of Syria in 1920, which was however soon committed under French Mandate. From 1938 known as a Republic, Syria gained independence in 1946, e...
Modern history of Syria - Wikipedia
Human rights in Syria
The situation for human rights in Syria is considered exceptionally poor among international observers. A state of emergency was in effect from 1963 until April 2011, giving security forces sweeping p...
Human rights in Syria - Wikipedia
Timeline of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising
The timeline of the Syrian Civil War (to December 2013) is contained in the following articles:The uprising against President Assad gradually turned into a full-scale civil war. Two significant milest...
Syrian National Council
The Syrian National Council (Arabic: المجلس الوطني السوري‎, al-Majlis al-Waṭanī as-Sūri, French: Conseil national syrien) sometimes known as SNC, the Syrian National Transitional Counci...
Syrian National Council - Wikipedia
Local coordination committees of Syria
The Local Coordination Committees of Syria (Arabic: لجان التنسيق المحلية في سوريا‎: LCCSyria or LCCs) are a network of local groups that organise and report on protests as part of the Syrian...
Local coordination committees of Syria - Wikipedia
Free Syrian Army
The Free Syrian Army (Arabic: الجيش السوري الحر‎, al-Jaysh as-Sūrī al-Ḥurr, FSA) is a group of defected Syrian Armed Forces officers and soldiers, founded during the Syrian uprising or civil...
Free Syrian Army - Wikipedia
Shabiha (North Levantine Arabic: شبيحة šabbīḥa , [ʃabˈbiːħa]; also romanized Shabeeha or Shabbiha ; loosely translated "apparitions") are groups of armed militia in support of the Ba'ath Party ...
Refugees of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising
Refugees of the Syrian Civil War, widely referred as the Syrian refugees, are Syrian nationals, who have fled Syria with the escalation of the Syrian Civil War. To escape the violence, more than three...
Refugees of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising - Wikipedia
International reactions to the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising
International reactions to the Syrian Civil War ranged from support for the government to calls for the government to dissolve. The Arab league, United Nations and Western governments in 2011 quickly ...
International reactions to the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising - Wikipedia
Syrian conflict peace proposals
Syrian conflict peace proposals are initiatives and plans to resolve the Syrian civil war. Firstly, the Arab League in late 2011 launched two initiatives, without much success. Russia in January 2012 ...
Syrian conflict peace proposals - Wikipedia
Syrian media coverage of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising
Since the start of the Syrian civil war, both Syrian public-owned and private-owned media has alleged that outlets like Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya, BBC and France 24 are conspiring against the Syrian gove...
Syrian media coverage of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising - Wikipedia