Russia has cut its military flights in Syria from more than 100 per day to fewer than four a week, the defence minister said Tuesday, in another sign the country's conflict is winding down. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 09:13:10 -0500.
Russia, Iran and Turkey are nearing agreement on the composition of a Syria committee that could pave the way for the drafting of a new constitution and for elections after a devastating civil war, diplomats said on Tuesday.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:33:57 -0500.
ANKARA (AFP) - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday (Dec 17) vowed Turkey would remove a Kurdish militia viewed as terrorists by Ankara from northern Syria if the US failed to ensure fighters leave the east of the Euphrates.
Straits Times. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:49:43 +0800.
For the first time in years, Christmas decorations are going up in the Syrian capital. Neighborhoods in Damascus were front lines in the country's civil war. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 16:58:00 -0500.
Sudan's president on Sunday became the first Arab League leader to visit Syria since civil war erupted there nearly eight years ago.
Fox News. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:35:58 GMT.
Facts About Syria
The Syrian Arab Republic, located in southwest Asia, is governed by
a head of state and government plus one legislative house.
Its capital city is Damascus, and its currency is the Syrian Pound.
The primary language used in Syria is Arabic, and in 2007,
Syria's estimated population was 19,048,000. Approximately 75% of
Syrians are Arab, 7% are Bedouin Arab, 7% are Kurdish, and 11% are other ethnicities.