Airstrikes on areas in the last major rebel stronghold in northwest Syria on Saturday killed at least 18 people, including women and children, and wounded others as a three-month truce crumbles, opposition activists said.
Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 08 Dec 2019 04:54:22 +1100.
Barakat Ahmad Barakat, 30, Khaled Mustafa Qurmo, 27, and Khaled Abdel Majid Qurmo, 30 (pictured), in Syria on the night of October 26 when US helicopters opened fire on them.
Daily Mail. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:36:01 GMT.
The NATO summit begins Monday with unprecedented tensions between allies. But looming even larger than tensions over military operations in Syria and money issues are anxieties surrounding Article 5, the common defence principle. ...
CBC News. Sun, 1 Dec 2019 04:00:00 EST.
War in Syria and ongoing Russian threat will serve as backdrop to summit; fellow NATO members US and Turkey came close to confrontation in northern Syria last month, rattling alliance.
Voice of America. Thu, 28 Nov 2019 22:34:00 -0500.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - The Syrian president has issued a decree giving a monthly raise to all civilian and military state employees. The decree gives 20,000 pounds, which is about $27, more a month to state employees. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 21 Nov 2019 05:56:56 -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.