Syrians are rushing to stock up on food and fuel amid fears that authorities will resort to even stricter measures after reporting the first coronavirus infection in the war-ravaged country.
CBC News. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:51:04 EDT.
A senior UN chief has called for a global ceasefire, like the one in north western Syria (pictured), so countries can focus on fighting COVID-19, it comes as WHO said cases were 'accelerating' worldwide.
Daily Mail. Mon, 23 Mar 2020 18:45:59 +0000.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syrian President Bashar Assad granted amnesty and reduced sentences for all crimes committed before Sunday, while also offering amnesty to military deserters who turn themselves in within the next few months. ...
Washington Times. Sun, 22 Mar 2020 12:07:22 -0400.
BEIRUT (AP) - In a world gripped by a pandemic, global unrest and a fast-moving news cycle, it can be difficult to remember that the war in Syria is still happening. ...
Zeina Karam. Washington Times. Sun, 15 Mar 2020 02:10:43 -0400.
The US has carried out 25 strikes against al-Shabab to date in 2020, and 29 airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria from January 1 to March 1
Voice of America. Mon, 09 Mar 2020 20:04:43 -0400.
Before the Taqba Dam impounded the Euphrates River in northern Syria in the 1970s, an archaeological site named Abu Hureyra bore witness to the moment ancient nomadic people first settled down and started cultivating crops. ...
Science Daily. Fri, 06 Mar 2020 18:31:53 EST.
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.