Jack Letts, 24, fled his middle class life in Oxfordshire to fight in Syria in 2014 but has been begging to return home since being captured by Kurdish forces and jailed in 2017.
Daily Mail. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:02:58 +0100.
The Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Monday handed over four children linked with the Islamic State group to Germany, their first such repatriation to the European country, an official said.
The Local. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:44:09 +0200.
Emmanuel Macron, the French president, will attempt to defuse tension with Russia over the Iran tanker crisis, Crimea, Syria and the Skripal poisoning in a controversial meeting with Vladimir Putin today.
Irish Independent. Mon, 19 Aug 2019 02:30:00 +0100.
MADRID (AP) - CORRECTS: Gibraltar media: US Department of Justice moves to halt release of Iran tanker held over Syria oil shipment. (Corrects APNewsAlert to remove garble.
Washington Times. Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:14:02 -0400.
A British Columbia man who went to Syria late last year to seek adventure and was then detained has been released, Lebanon's security chief said Friday.
CBC News. Fri, 9 Aug 2019 07:14:31 EDT.
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.