Demographics of Syria
The roughly 23 million inhabitants of Syria (including refugees from Palestine and Iraq) in 2011 are an overall indigenous Levantine people. The population has fallen by more than 4 million since the ...
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Antiochian Greeks
Antiochian Greeks, also known as Rûm, are ethnic Greek members of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch and Greek Catholic Christians, who have resided in Syria, Lebanon, and the Turkish province of Ha...
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Assyrians in Syria
Assyrians make up around 5% of Syria's population. They live primarily in Al-Hasakah Governorate, with a significant presence in the provincial capital and the cities of Qamishli, Malikiyah, Ras al-Ay...
Circassians in Syria
The Circassians in Syria are the Circassian community in Syria, an ethnic minority in that country. Originating from the Caucasus region, they moved to Syria after a forced migration to the Ottoman Em...
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Syrian Jews
Syrian Jews (Hebrew: יהודי סוריה‎, Arabic: اليهود السوريون‎) are Jews who lived in the region of the modern state of Syria, and their descendants born outside Syria. Syrian Jews derive...
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Kurds in Syria
Kurdish inhabited areas are shaded in blue for areas inside Syria and light blue for areas outside the country.Kurds are the largest ethnic minority in Syria, comprising 10 to 15 percent of the countr...
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Romani in Syria
Romani people in Syria speak the Domari language. They immigrated to the territory of the present day Syria from South Asia, particularly from India, in Byzantine times. Romani (Dom or Nawar) people s...
Syrian Turks
Syrian Turks (Turks in Syria, Syrian Turkoman or Syrian Turkmen) (Turkish: Suriye Türkleri) are Syrian citizens of Turkish descent, who have been living in the Syrian provinces of the Ottoman Empi...
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Greeks in Syria
The Greek presence in Syria began in the 7th century BC and became more prominent during the Hellenistic period and when the Seleucid Empire was centered there. Today there is a Greek community of abo...
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Order of the Peacock Angel
Order of the Peacock Angel is the name of a Yazidi-influenced secret society described in the 1961 book, Secret Societies Yesterday and Today (subsequently reissued as A History of Secret Societies). ...
Haim Farhi
Haim Farhi (Hebrew: חיים פרחי‎, Khayim Farkhiy; Arabic: حيم فارحي‎, also known as Haim "El Mu'allim" المعلم lit. "The Teacher"), (1760 - August 21, 1820) was an adviser to the governor...
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History of the Jews in Syria
Syrian Jews derive their origin from two groups: those who inhabited Syria from early times and the Sephardim who fled to Syria after the expulsion of the Jews from Spain (1492 AD). There were large c...
History of the Jews in Syria - Wikipedia
Rabia, Syria
Rabia (Arabic: ربيعة‎) is a town in northwestern Syria, administratively part of the Latakia Governorate, located north of Latakia. Nearby localities include Kesab to the north, Mashqita and...
Greek Muslims
Greek Muslims, also known as Greek-speaking Muslims, are Muslims of Greek ethnic origin whose adoption of Islam (and often the Turkish language and identity) dates to the period of Ottoman rule in the...
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Ahl-e Haqq
The Yarsan or Ahl-e Haqq (Kurdish: یارسان‎, Yarsan, Persian: اهل حق‎ Ahl-e Haqq "People of Truth"), is a syncretic religion founded by Sultan Sahak in the late 14th century in western Iran...
Tyari
Ţyāré (Syriac: ܛܝܪܐ, Kurdish: Tîyar) is an Assyrian tribe of ancient origins, and a historical district within Hakkari, Turkey. The area was traditionally divided into Upper and Lower Ţyāré - each...
Stoning of Du'a Khalil Aswad
Du’a Khalil Aswad (دعاء خليل أسود)(c. 1989 – c. April 7, 2007) was a 17-year-old Iraqi Kurd of the Yazidi faith who was stoned to death in an honor killing. It is believed that she was killed around A...
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Atef Abu Bilal
Atef Abu Bilal (Arabic: عاطف ابو بلال‎) is a Palestinian footballer currently playing for Shabab Al-Khaleel as a winger. He received his first call up to the Palestine national football tea...
Chechen people
Chechens (/ˈtʃɛtʃɛn/, Chechen: Нохчий Nokhchiy; Old Chechen: Нахчой Nakhchuoi) are a Caucasian ethnic group of the Nakh peoples originating in the North Caucasus region of Eastern Europe. They ref...
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