What is an important minority in northern Iraq and Syria?
The minority in question is the Kurds.
They are the Kurds in northern Iraq.
Mostly Islam. There is a Christian minority - many of them refugees from Iraq.
The Turkish Kurds are an ethnic minority in Turkey. They are similar to the Kurds of northern Iraq.
Syria, Northern Iraq and Western Iran
They are important because the people of Syria and Iraq need water, some can't afford water, so they travel to the rivers to get some! Easy...
The Assyrian homeland is in Northern Iraq, Northeastern Syria, Northwestern Iran, and Southeastern Turkey.
Mesopotamia is part of modern day Iraq but as well as some parts of northern Syria,Southwestern Turkey and Iran.
Most of Assyria was in northern IRAQ with some spillover into eastern Syria and southeastern Turkey.
Yes. Iraq is larger than Syria.
Eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, and Northern Syria are heavily inhabited by Kurds. There are no countries actually names Kurdistan but there is a Province in Iran by that name.
The Assyrian homeland is northern iraq, north eastern syria, south eastern turkey, and north western iran
A significant minority of Kurdistan is in Iraq. Kurdistan is a term applied to regions of southeast Turkey, northeast Syria, northern Iraq, and northwest Iran in reference to the Kurdish ethnic majority who live on that land. The Kurds, by and large, want independence from their host nations and to create an independent republic on these majority Kurdish lands. The closest to this are the Iraqi and Syrian Kurdistans which have become de facto independent… Read More
Syria today is the country next door to Iraq, which is the modern name for Iraq.
No. US civilian governance does not extend to any part of Syria or Iraq.
Turkey is in conflict with Syria and Iraq, because the Euphrates river starts in Turkey and runs through Syria and Iraq. Turkey is placing dams on the river to generate hydroelectric power, but this is actively preventing Syria and Iraq from getting sufficient water arriving downstream.
Turkish is spoken in the following places: Turkey (official) Northern Cyprus (official) Cyprus (official) Bulgaria Macedonia Greece Iraq Syria Azerbaijan Kosovo Romania Iraq Bosnia and Herzegovina
Kurdistan, the land of the Kurdish people, is a stateless nation that comprises southeastern Turkey, northeastern Syria, northern Iraq and parts of northwest Iran.
Obviously the Assyrian homeland (Northern Iraq, Northeastern Syria, Southeastern Turkey, and Northwestern Iran).
Euphrates: Turkey, Syria, Iraq Tigris: Turkey, Syria, Iraq
It was located in the modern day country Iraq. Parts of it extend into Turkey and Syria, but the most important parts of Mesopotamia are in central Iraq.
Sunnis are the largest sect even though they are a minority to the Shiites in Iraq
The important capitals are: Medina (in presently Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) Al-Koufa (in presently Iraq) Damascus (in presently Syria) Baghdad (in presently Iraq) Al-Qahira (or Cairo in English, Egypt)
The river that runs through Turkey, Syria, and Iraq is the Euphrates River.
Turkey is a border-nation of both Syria and Iraq. Many Turkish policies have a direct impact on what happens in Syria or Iraq. Some of the more important issues include: Euphrates and Tigris River resources (including possible river dams), the Kurdish Issues and Policies, Support for various factions in the Syrian Civil War and the Iraq War/Iraqi Insurgency, Turkish overt Neo-Ottomanism, the development of moderate Islamist politics, etc.
The Islamic state in Iraq and Syria get support from Saudi Arabia ,Qatar , turkey and USA
The Syrian Desert is located in southern Syria and western Iraq. It stretches into part of northern Saudi Arabia and Jordan. These countries are all in Southwest Asia. Southern Asia Asia (Middle East). Syria has got no real desert. It has a semi-desert area called "badia" where some plants and animals live. However, this area is located south in syria at the borders with Iraq and Jordan.
Yes. Syria and Iraq are facing a serious insurgency led by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Syria also has other rebel groups seeking the overthrow both of Bashar al-Assad and the removal of ISIL.
Barley, Wheat, rice, maize and dates. Wheat: Egypt, Syria and Saudi Arabia Rice: Iraq Maize: Iraq and Syria Barley: Syria, Saudi Arabia and Iraq
No. It is a religious subgroup of the general religion of Islam, in much the same way as Roman Catholics are a subgroup of the general religion of Christianity. The Shiite form of Islam is predominant in Iran and a strong minority in Iraq and Syria.
Iraq is an Islamic country & it has a Christian minority.
Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon border Syria.
yes, it can be found in eastern, central, western, and northern africa. it can even be found in Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Abria, Oman, Yemen, and Syria
Assyria is an ancient country that currently spans four different countries. They typically lived in Northern Iraq, Iran, Southeastern Turkey, and Eastern Syria
The Euphrates is an important river in the Middle East. It runs through Turkey, Syria and Iraq and finally joins the Persian Gulf.
Syria and Iraq are both south of Turkey, sharing a border with it. Cyprus is south of it in the Mediterranean Sea. Syria and Iraq
Syria and Israel are both big places. Northern Israel and southern Syria share a common stretch of border, so in that region, the distance between them is zero. On the other hand, from the Israeli port of Eilat to the northeast point in Syria where it meets Turkey and Iraq, the distance is about 680 miles. So the answer to the question is: 680 miles or less.
The Euphrates is located in Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia,Kuwait The Tigris is located in Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran
Iraq, from tigris to euphrates rivers and a bit of syria and turkey
The countries that border syria are Iraq, turkey, lebanon, and jordan
The Kurds live in a geographical area that covers southeast Turkey, Northern Iraq, Western Iran and North eastern Syria. Originally they are from Kurdistan mountains in west of Iran.
When speaking of Kurdistan, it is typically assigned the status of the area of Northern Iraq, Southern Turkey, Western Iran and Eastern Syria. The Kurds there do not have an officially recognized country, but the ones in the mountainous regions enjoy relative autonomy, but are still under the jurisdiction of the respective governments. So, in short, yes and no. Kurdistan is autonomous in Iraq, they have a government in Iraq. But not Syria, Turkey and… Read More
Syria borders Turkey, Iraq, and Jordan.
Syria is south of Turkey and west of Iran and Iraq.
Iraq, Turkey and Syria.
The Euphrates River is a river in Iraq. It originates in Turkey and flows through Syria and Iraq.
Kurdistan is a term applied to regions of southeast Turkey, northeast Syria, northern Iraq, and northwest Iran in reference to the Kurdish ethnic majority who live on that land.
Iraq is in the northern and eastern hemispheres.
Water is very scarce in Syria and Iraq, so a dam upstream in Turkey on the Euphrates River could limit the already low amounts to water in Syria and Iraq to an amount too small to sustain the local population.
There is no other country above Syria than Turkey. East of Syria is Iraq and North is Turkey.