Politics of Syria
Politics in the Syrian Arab Republic takes place in the framework of what is officially a semi-presidential republic, but others disagree with that assessment. The CIA claims that the power is in the ...
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Sunni Islam
Jesse Hirsh host of 3D Dialogue speaks with both Imam Hamid Slimi from the International Muslims Organization and Imam Syed Muhammad Rizvi from the Ja'ffari ...
Ba'athism
Ba'athism (Arabic: البعث‎ al-ba‘ath meaning "renaissance"/"resurrection") is an Arab nationalist ideology that promotes the development and creation of a unified Arab state through the leade...
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Ba'ath Party (Syrian-led faction)
36°17′13″E / 33.50639°N 36.28694°E / 33.50639; 36.28694The Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party (also spelled Ba'ath or Baath, "resurrection" or "renaissance"; Arabic: حزب البعث ال...
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Elections in Syria
Elections in Syria gives information on election and election results in Syria.There is a civil war going on in Syria since 2011 following a period of demonstrations and unrest in 2011, which was part...
Energy in Syria
Energy in Syria describes energy and electricity production, consumption and import in Syria. Energy policy of Syria describes the politics of Syria related to energy. The 2011 Syrian uprising is an o...
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...
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...
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Syrian nationalism
Syrian nationalism refers to the nationalism of the region of Syria, or the Fertile Crescent as a cultural or political entity known as "Greater Syria". It should not be confused with the Arab nationa...
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List of political parties in Syria
This article lists political parties in Syria.Everyone is allowed to start a new political party but it cannot be founded on ethnic, religious, regional or tribal basis. Under the Constitution of Syri...
People's Council of Syria
35°17′35.60″E / 33.5180528°N 35.2932222°E / 33.5180528; 35.2932222The People's Council (Arabic: مجلس الشعب‎, Majlis al-Sha'ab) is Syria's legislative authority. It h...
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Sunni Islam
Sunni Islam (/ˈsuːni/ or /ˈsʊni/) is the largest branch of Islam; its adherents are referred to in Arabic as ahl as-sunnah wa l-jamāʻah (Arabic: أهل السنة والجماعة‎), "people of the traditio...
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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...
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Terrorism in Syria
The Syrian Arab Republic has been a victim of terrorism. Since the start of the Syrian Civil War, Syria has been swept by multiple terrorist acts, initiated by radical anti-government Islamists and in...
Iranian support for Syria in the Syrian Civil War
Iran and Syria are close strategic allies, and Iran has provided significant support for Syrian Government in the Syrian Civil War, including logistical, technical and financial support, as well as tr...
Faeq al-Mir arrest controversy
The Faeq al-Mir arrest controversy refers to the arrest, imprisonment, and calls for release of Faeq al-Mir, leader of the Syrian People’s Democratic Party, after he telephoned Elias Atallah, a Lebane...
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Ali
Ali ibn Abi Talib (/ˈɑːli, ɑːˈliː/; Arabic: علي بن أبي طالب, translit.: ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, [ʕæliː ibn ʔæbiː t̪ˤæːlib]; 13th Rajab, 22 or 16 BH – 21st Ramaḍān, 40 AH; September 20, 601 or Ju...
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Syrian National Congress
The Syrian National Congress, also called the Pan-Syrian Congress, was convened in July 1919 in Damascus, Syria to prepare for the King-Crane Commission of inquiry on the future of "Syria", by which w...
Syrian media coverage of the Syrian Civil War
Since the start of the Syrian civil war, both sides have used social media to try to and disqualify their opponent by framing or indicating them with negative labels, including terms such as: 'Syrian ...