Syria

Country in the Middle East

Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon to the southwest, the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and deserts, Syria is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Syrian Arabs, Kurds, Turkemens, Assyrians, Armenians, Circassians, Mandeans and Greeks. Religious groups include Sunnis, Christians, Alawites, Druze, Isma'ilis, Mandeans, Shiites, Salafis, and Yazidis. Arabs are the largest ethnic group, and Sunnis the largest religious group.

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BAKU (Reuters) - An aide to Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev denied on Monday that Turkey had sent fighters from Syria to Azerbaijan amid... ......
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The removed accounts targeted a number of countries, including the U.S., but focused primarily on Syria and Ukraine.
Credit: CBS News - Published 6 days ago

The specially designed missiles use sharp blades and blunt force, rather than explosive warheads, to kill terrorist leaders.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 6 days ago

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of killing Western hostages in Iraq and Syria.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

The men were half of a cell of Britons who held Westerners hostage in Syria, some of whom were beheaded for propaganda videos.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 1 week ago

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