Syria

Syria, Country in the Middle East.

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Syria (Arabic: سُورِيَا‎, romanized: Sūriyā), officially the Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic: ٱلْجُمْهُورِيَّةُ ٱلْعَرَبِيَّةُ ٱلسُّورِيَّةُ‎, romanized: al-Jumhūrīyah al-ʻArabīyah as-Sūrīyah), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon to the southwest, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and deserts, Syria is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including the majority Syrian Arabs, Kurds, Turkmens, Assyrians, Armenians, Circassians, Mandeans, and Greeks. Religious groups include Sunnis, Christians, Alawites, Druze, Isma'ilis, Mandeans, Shiites, Salafis, and Yazidis. Arabs are the largest ethnic group, and Sunnis are the largest religious group. Syria is a unitary republic consisting of 14 governorates and is the only country that politically espouses Ba'athism.

Syrian civil war
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Syrian civil war ... is an ongoing multi-sided civil war, fought in Syria, between the Syrian Arab Republic led by Syrian president Bashar al-Assad (along with domestic and...

Syrians
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Syrians ... Syrians (Arabic: سوريون‎, Sūriyyūn), also known as the Syrian people (Arabic: الشعب السوري‎, ALA-LC: al-sha‘ab al-Sūrī; Syriac: ܣܘܪܝܝܢ‎), are the majority...

Syria (region)
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Syria (region) ... The region of Syria (Arabic: ٱلشَّام‎, Ash-Sām; Hieroglyphic Luwian: Sura/i; Greek: Συρία), known in modern literature as Greater Syria (سُوْرِيَّة ٱلْكُبْرَىٰ...

Syria Palaestina
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Syria Palaestina ... Syria Palaestina (literally, "Palestinian Syria"; Latin: Sȳria Palaestīna [ˈsyː.ri.a pa.ɫ̪ae̯sˈt̪iː.na]; Koinē Greek: Συρία ἡ Παλαιστίνη, romanized: Syría...

Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria
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Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria ... Administration of North and East Syria (NES), also known as Rojava, is a de facto autonomous region in northeastern Syria. It consists of self-governing...

History of Syria
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History of Syria ... history of Syria covers events which occurred on the territory of the present Syrian Arab Republic and events which occurred in the region of Syria. The present...

Flag of Syria
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Flag of Syria ... As a result of the ongoing Syrian Civil War, there are currently at least two flags used to represent Syria, used by different factions in the war. The...

Roman Syria
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Roman Syria ... Roman Syria was an early Roman province annexed to the Roman Republic in 64 BC by Pompey in the Third Mithridatic War following the defeat of King of...

Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region
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Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region ... Party – Syria Region (Arabic: حزب البعث العربي الاشتراكي – قطر سوريا‎ Ḥizb al-Ba‘th al-'Arabī al-Ishtirākī – Quṭr Sūriyā), officially the Syrian Regional...

List of presidents of Syria
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List of presidents of Syria ... the presidents of Syria since 1920. President of Syria Vice President of Syria Prime Minister of Syria List of prime ministers of Syria Speaker of the People's...

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
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Ottoman Syria
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Syrian Army
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Coele-Syria
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American-led intervention in the Syrian civil war
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Economy of Syria
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Russian military intervention in the Syrian civil war
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President of Syria
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Christianity in Syria
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