Outline of Syria
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Syria:Syria – country in Western Asia, that borders Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, I...
Outline of Syria - Wikipedia
Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will fill U.S. void in Syria
Israel moved quickly Thursday to fill the coming power vacuum after President Trump said U.S. troops were being withdrawn from Syria, vowing to ramp up its own military campaign against Iranian-backed...
Syria: US warns Assad amid reports of plan for chemical attack
Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN The White House said on Monday it appears the Syrian government is pre...
US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack
Syria is planning another chemical attack, the US says, warning it would pay a "heavy price".
Putin, Tillerson meet in Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Wednesday with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow for nearly two hours, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said.
Turkey builds more than half of Syrian border wall
Turkey has completed more than half of a planned 511-kilometer wall along its border with Syria. The government says it will improve security, but rights groups warn refugees fleeing war will be stuck...
Pentagon admits to cooperation with Russia in Syria
The Pentagon revealed Thursday that Russia granted a U.S. request not to target American special operations forces deployed to northern Syria, in previously-unreported cooperation between the U.S. and...
Syria crisis: Strikes on hospitals 'war crimes'
France and Turkey say strikes on hospitals in northern Syria constitute war crimes, as the UN reports that up to 50 people have been killed.
Aerial Drone Footage Shows Total Devastation In Homs, Syria
The RT exclusive aerial footage shows the city of Homs in Syria, once Syria's third largest and a major industrial hub, totally devastated by the Syrian civil war.
ISIS Fighter Executes His Mother, Rights Groups Say
An ISIS fighter has executed his own mother before a public audience in Raqqa, an expat Syrian rights group said. The 20-year-old killed his mother in the Syrian city of Raqqa, ISIS' de facto capital,...
Destroyed By ISIS, Sacred Temple Gets 3-D Printed Second Life
Although it was destroyed by ISIS earlier this year, Syria's sacred Temple of Bel is getting a second chance at life thanks to an innovative 3-D imaging initiative. Next year, 3-D printed reconstruct...
This is about Syria at war, but it's not a war story
In the six days and five nights we were in northeast Syria we heard not a single shot fired, nor saw a single bomb drop. The flak jackets and helmets we brought with us never left their bags. We went...
Meet The Man Who Funds ISIS: Bilal Erdogan, The Son Of Turkey’s President - Mintpress News
In addition to son Bilal’s illegal and lucrative oil trading for ISIS, Sümeyye Erdogan, the daughter of the Turkish President apparently runs a secret hospital camp inside Turkey just over the Syrian ...
Turkey releases audio of 'warning' to downed Russia jet
The Turkish military has released an audio recording of what it says were warnings to a Russian warplane before it was shot down on the Syrian border. "Change your heading south immediately," a voice ...
Putin calls plane's downing by Turkey 'stab in the back'
Russian President Vladimir Putin calls downing of a Russian warplane a "stab in the back that will have serious consequences for Russia's relationship with Turkey." One of the world's most volatile re...
A new Islamic State video threatens a Paris-style attack on Washington
"By God, as we struck France in the center of its abode in Paris, then we swear that we will strike America at its center in Washington." A video released by an Islamic State sub-group appears to show...
Geography of Syria
Syria is located in Southwestern Asia, north of the Arabian Peninsula in the Middle East, at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by Turkey on the north, Lebanon and Israel on the ...
Geography of Syria - Wikipedia
Environment of Syria
Major environmental issues in Syria include deforestation, overgrazing, soil erosion, desertification, water pollution from the dumping of raw sewage and wastes from petroleum refining, and inadequate...
Administrative divisions of Syria
Syria (/ˈsɪ.rɪə/ SIH-ree-ə ; Arabic: سوريا‎ or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asi...
Administrative divisions of Syria - Wikipedia
Provinces of Syria
Syria is divided into fourteen governorates, or muhafazat (singular: muhafazah). The governorates are divided into sixty districts, or manatiq (sing. mintaqah), which are further divided into subdistr...
Districts of Syria
The 14 governorates of Syria, or muhafazat (sing. muhafazah), are divided into 65 districts, or manatiq (sing. mintaqah), including the city of Damascus. The districts are further divided into 281 sub...
Districts of Syria - Wikipedia
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 ...
Demographics of Syria - Wikipedia
Government of Syria
36°16′10.62″E / 33.5025000°N 36.2696167°E / 33.5025000; 36.2696167The Cabinet of Syria is the chief executive body of the Syrian Arab Republic. According to the Constitution o...
Court system of Syria
The judicial system of Syria remained a synthesis of Ottoman, French, and Islamic laws up until the 1980s. The civil, commercial and criminal codes were primarily based on the French legal practices. ...
Foreign relations of Syria
Ensuring national security, increasing influence among its Arab neighbors, and securing the return of the Golan Heights, have been the primary goals of Syria's foreign policy. At many points in its hi...
International organization membership of Syria
Ensuring national security, increasing influence among its Arab neighbors, and securing the return of the Golan Heights, have been the primary goals of Syria's foreign policy. At many points in its hi...
Military of Syria
The Syrian Armed Forces (Arabic: القوات المسلحة العربية السورية‎) are the military forces of Syria. They consist of the Syrian Arab Army, Syrian Arab Navy, Syrian Arab Air Force, Syrian Arab...
Military of Syria - Wikipedia
Culture of Syria
Syria is a traditional society with a long cultural history. Importance is placed on family, religion, education and self-discipline and respect. The Syrian's taste for the traditional arts is express...
Culture of Syria - Wikipedia
Economy of Syria
The economy of Syria is based on agriculture, oil, industry and services. Its GDP per capita expanded 80% in the 1960s reaching a peak of 336% of total growth during the 1970s. This proved unsustainab...
Economy of Syria - Wikipedia
Education in Syria
With a growing population, Syria has a good basic education system. Since 2000 the Government of Syria has significantly increased the expenditure on education 1 to 6. In 2002, elementary and primary ...