A British 'Jihadi' bride who denies leading an all-female Islamic State unit in Syria is now back in the UK living on a canal boat and claiming Universal Credit.
Daily Mail. Sun, 09 Aug 2020 13:06:00 +0100.
Hundreds of victims of Syria's torture chambers are only now being discovered, thanks to a new effort to identify bodies from tens of thousands of photos smuggled out of Damascus seven years ago. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 02:05:17 -0400.
Record high temperatures were recorded in Baghdad and Damascus, and experts warned of the effects of prolonged heat waves as the planet warms.
Falih Hassan and Elian Peltier. New York Times. Sat, 01 Aug 2020 12:27:26 +0000.
On June 17, Washington imposed new sanctions against Damascus under the Caesar Act, targeting 39 individuals, including Syrian President Bashar Assad and his wife Asma
Tass. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:10:51 +0300.
BERLIN (AP) - German prosecutors said Monday a German woman who allegedly joined the Islamic State group in Syria was arrested upon her return to the country. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 05:39:26 -0400.
Iran has accused Washington of endangering civilians after a U.S. fighter intercepted a passenger plane over Syria as it was flying to Beirut from Tehran.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 24 Jul 2020 05:14:23 +0000.
For years Abood Hamam sent war photos out of Syria anonymously. Now he's using his name, and urging exiles to return.
BBC News. Wed, 22 Jul 2020 23:39:43 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.