Category: Syria

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Old City of Damascus (World Heritage)

Old City of Damascus (World Heritage)

Damascus is one of the oldest cities in the Middle East. Numerous cultures and conquerors left their mark on the cityscape, such as the Greeks, Romans and Byzantines, but above all the Umayyad dynasty....

Crusader castles in Syria (world heritage)

Culture and World Heritage Sites in Syria

People lived on the soil of today’s Syria as early as the Stone Age. Between southern Anatolia, Canaan, the Orontes and middle Euphrates crossed in settlements, commercial towns, city and small states as Ebla,...

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Mass Media in Syria

The media image has changed significantly during, and as a result of, the war in Syria, and partly the development has been more normal: The situation has varied greatly if an area has remained...

Syria Religion

Syria Religion

Although Syria is strongly dominated by Islam and religious issues have played a major role in its politics, the state has been formally secular (non-religious) ever since independence in 1941. The majority of Arabs,...

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Syria Recent History

Ancient center of Aramaic civilization, it had Palmira and Damascus as important cities. It was occupied by the Assyrians, the Babylonians, the Egyptians, the Hittites, the Persians in the overall period from 538 to...