- UN Security Council approves resolution calling for 30-day Syria truce
The United Nations Security Council adopts a resolution demanding a 30-day truce in Syria to allow aid deliveries and medical evacuations with the support of Syrian ally Russia, after a flurry of last-minute negotiations.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sun, 25 Feb 2018 06:45:42 +1100.
- Macron, Merkel To Hold Talks With Putin On Syria Cease-Fire
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are set to hold talks on February 25 with Russian leader Vladimir Putin over implementation of a 30-day United Nations cease-fire in Syria, the French presidency says.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:48:59 +0000.
- 'How I joined the jihadis by mistake'
More than 300 people from Kosovo joined Islamist groups in Syria and Iraq - but not all of them are stereotypical jihadis.
BBC News. Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:01:49 GMT.
- Syria war: UN Security Council approves 30-day ceasefire
Some of the biggest jihadist rebel groups, and their associates, are not covered by the truce.
BBC News. Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:59:58 GMT.
- UN Security Council demands ceasefire in Syria as besieged eastern Ghouta losing hope
As the UN Security Council demands a 30-day humanitarian ceasefire in Syria, eastern Ghouta is running out of almost everything as it is slammed with airstrikes, mortars, rockets and barrel bombs.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:33:46 EST.
- The fall of ISIS in Syria could spell more trouble for the US
As the war against ISIS in Syria draws to a close, there are signs a new conflict has reached a tipping point.
CNBC. Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:23 GMT.
- Trump aides say U.S. forces can legally stay in Syria, Iraq indefinitely
President Trump has all the legal authority he needs to keep U.S. forces in Syria and Iraq indefinitely, the Pentagon and State Department told Sen. Tim Kaine, who has been pushing for a new AUMF.
Yahoo. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:41:49 -0500.
- No Peace after Islamic State: Foreign Powers Compete for a Slice of Syria
Islamic State has largely been defeated, but peace in Syria has not been achieved. On the contrary, without a common enemy, parties involved are now pursuing their own interests, with each wanting a slice of the country.
Spiegel Online. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:03:41 +0100.
- Amid funding crunch, UN agency seeks $800 million in lifesaving aid for Palestine refugees
Facing an acute funding shortage, the United Nations agency for Palestine refugees is seeking more than $800 million for its emergency programmes for Syria and the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
UN News Centre. Tue, 30 Jan 2018 11:17:40 EST.
- Twin Blasts Kill at Least 46 in Damascus
At least 46 people, most of them Iraqi pilgrims, were killed and more than 120 others wounded Saturday in Damascus in twin bombings that targeted a religious shrine. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 06:55:57 -0500.
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.
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