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Syria is an Arabian country in the Middle East. Its capital is Damascus, also known as the oldest capital in human history.
There is no Syrian soldier in 8TH century BC.
The island of Cyprus is south of Turkey and west of Syria.
yes it is,its the oldest city in the world that has people living in it
Shuri al-Quwatli (first president of independent Syria) Subhi al-Khalidi (first president of French Syria)Go look up in Wikipedia and see for yourself.
renowned great scholar and writer of Damascus Syria,Shaykh As'ad Muhammad Saeed as-Sagharji (Head Imam of al-Jame'al-Umawi, Syria) lives in Damascus. He is one of the greatest faqihs (jurists) of Syria. He is the author of the famous work "al-Fiqh al-Hanafi wa Adillatuhu". Not only is he a great...
The official language of Syria is Syrian Arabic.Arabic
The conflict in Syria is a civil war.
Hellenistic means relating to Greek history, language, and culturefrom the death of Alexander the Great to the defeat of Cleopatraand Mark Antony by Octavian in 31 BCE. During this period Alexanderthe Great's Greek culture that he spread to the lands he conquered,flourished, spreading through the...
Syrians struggle with agriculture because they live in deserts and it is very hard to plant plants in a desert.
Yes and one of the Christian priests told the people with him that Muhammad is the prophet they are waiting for and mentioned in their holy book.
Muslims conquered Damascus: 637 C.E.Syria becomes a French Mandate: 1919 C.E.Syrian Civil War begins: 2011 C.E.
Hafez al-Assad, president of Syria from 1971-2000,
There are 14 main city in Syria.
yep and all around Asia
  Syria gained its independence in April 1946 from France. However, before that the region of "Greater Syria" (Bilad al-Sham or the countries of the north) consisted of the region of the current states of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Israel/Palestine and was an administrative region of the...
6000 years EDIT: This is incorrect. Syria has been called Syria since 10,000 B.C. Syria used to be larger than it currently is, but it divided into multiple countries.Source: I am Syrian.
They would have to travel south through Iraq to Kuwait, then down the coast through Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates, then finally to Oman. There are other ways, but this is the most direct.
If America went all out, America would win. However the people in America do not want war. There would be an uproar if we went into a full war sending all our troops to Iran. If just the current amount of troops that are in Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, etc. went in it would be another story. FINAL ANSWER:...
It is highly unlikely, but there are conspiracy theories.
When Alexander died he left no clear successor so his generals split it up into what we mow call the Hellenistic kingdoms. These finally settled out into Syria, Egypt and Macedonia.
No, Syria is an independent country. Turkey is the country that boarders Syria from the north.
syria itself is not economically wealthy, but the people in it are. they have extremely large family inheritances and pride themselves on their wealth. furthermore, syrian culture is driven by prestige and money. if you have neither, you can rely on your self respect and dignity as backup, and if...
Prophet mohammad went to syria with abu-talib at the age of 12 years
Syria is located in Asia.
Hazael came to power by assassinating the King before him, who was named Ben-Hadad. Hazael was not of royal birth, so he might have named his son after his predecessor to link him to royalty and to send a signal that he meant for the rulership of Syria to remain in his family.
I Belive the island is called Cyprus Not sure
Sea of Galilee, also known as the Kinneret, which touches the Golan  Heights.    It is worth noting that the Sea of Galilee is actually a freshwater  lake (just like the Caspian Sea or Aral Sea). The closest saltwater  sea to the Golan Heights is the Mediterranean Sea at approximately  30...
The largest city in Syria is Aleppo, with a population of 2 301 570 as of 2005. The second most populous city is Damascus, with a population of 1 711 000. The third largest city in Syria is Homs with an official population of 1 267 000.
They wear the same clothes worn in Europe and the United States. Very few Muslims wear the traditional head peice and most Syrians don't so it's hard to tell wheather somebodys Christian or Muslim.
Allepo is located in Northern Syria and is the largest city in Syria. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and has a population of 2,301,570!
Less than fifty percent of the population is considered to be literate....
According to the "Earthquake Newspaper Archive" link, below, the 1201 earthquake killed 1.1 million people in the Egypt and Syria region.
syria became indapendant from France in April 17, 1946
No it is not. it is internal city
I am Syrian and I think that they are very similar. Differences are based on cities rather than region and tend to be the spices used and small details which sometimes have a big impact on the taste.
It's a Muslim and Christian country. Syria was a CHristian Country, it is mentioned in the bible as Aram, and as i believe it attacked Israel because of some proubles between the Christians and Jews. I am not Christian but i do know stuff :D/
mountains, and hills
The Arab Oil Embargo was initiated to draw the attention of the World and especially the United States to the Israeli aggression and the occupation of the Arab lands in Egypt and Syria.
Geographical regionsThe area includes about 185,180 square kilometers of deserts, plains, and mountains. It is divided into a coastal zone--with a narrow, double mountain belt enclosing a depression in the west-- and a much larger eastern plateau. The climate is predominantly dry; about three-fifths...
The Baath Party and its puppet parties under the National Progressive Front. All opposition parties are banned in Syria.
Typically violence and repression in those countries affect tourismas does the media perception that these countries are dangerous.
Syria is 71,998 square miles.
Syria has an area of 185,180 sq km (71,498 sq mi). 185,180 sq km
Dr. Bashar al-Assad follows Alawi Islam.
Damascus is the capital city of Syria.
After Germany occupied North France, France lost its colony in Syria and they proclaimed their independence. This was around 1940.
Hezbollah is an organization and therefore has a membership, not a  population.    It does not provide its own information on its size, but several  estimates are worth considering. Mustafa Alani, security director  at the Dubai-based Gulf Research Centre, estimated that Hezbollah's  armed...
Depends on their ancestry. Syrians Mainly look Mediterranean White, like the Italians and Greeks--which is due to the Greek/Roman-Byzantine presence in Syria in the past. A good number of Syrians are just Arabized Greeks and Romans. Then there are some Syrians that look like Arabs from the Arabian...
  184,050 square km
Syria is an LEDC mainly because the same government (although it is a democracy) has been ruling for 41 years, and they have not been hearing out the citizens' demands for a better country.
there is no such thing as greater syria. the SSNP or syrian socialist party have a theory that modern day Lebanon, israel, palestine, parts of rurkey and Jordan and even Cyprus were once a part of what they call greater syria.
The Golan Heights are an area of high ground. West of the Golan Heights is a somewhat lower area that has been part of Israel since at least 1948. In that area are farms operated by Israeli citizens, and towns populated by Israeli citizens. While the Golan was an undisputed part of Syria, heavy...
Strictly speaking, it is not. It is a Presidential Dictatorship.  However, the method of presidential succession is monarchical, in  that sons replace fathers as Presidents.
The nation is Israel, and its constitutional capital is Jerusalem , although many financial and internationalfunctions are centered in Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean Sea(part of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa metropolitan area).
Nothing. The Golan Heights was an undisputed Syrian territory until  1967. Israel was created in 1948. The Golan Heights became part of  the Arab-Israeli Conflict in 1967 when Israeli soldiers occupied  the area while fighting Syria.
  Damascus is one of the most ancient cities in the world.
The desert in Arabia connects seamlessly with the desert in Syria, but they are not the same geographical desert as the Arabian desert exists only in Arabian Peninsula.
beautyful womens They are also all Levant countries that border Israel.
yes syria is filled with white people.Yes, Syrians are caucation as much as Romans or Greeks are. Syria was part of the Roman empire and a main city for Romans, their capital was Antioch.
the traditional clothing in syria is a syrian jellaba
The area known as the Golan Heights overlooks a large area of northern Israel that includes towns, farms, and kibbutzim. The valley is within easy range of artillery situated on the Heights, and the Golan was used extensively and often for that purpose before Israel took control of it.
67.25 syrian pound. to one pound serling, so you do the math.
There were several. However, the only war that featured all three  and only these three was the Arab-Israeli War of 1973 also known as  the Yom Kippur War, the Ramadan War, and the October War.
Syria gained proper independence and became a proper republic on April 17, 1946.
The Golan Heights is a small region within the Middle East, particularly, the central Levant region.
I think the film was called Saladin. Made in 1963. There are clips of it on YouTube. A tiny part of footage from it was used when former Monty Python member Terry Jones made a series about the Crusades. I'm uncertain of the Aleppos connection but hey, just how many movies about Saladin could have...
FALSE -- Syria Occupied Lebanon from 1990-2006 and is a huge supporter of Hezbollah, giving it a strong influence in Lebanese politics post-Occupation.
Yes they are probably the closest allies of each other.