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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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President tells Fox & Friends he wanted to target Bashar Assad, but Jim Mattis "didn't want to." Two years ago he said it was "never even contemplated."
Credit: CBS News - Published 2 days ago

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The government has confirmed only 109 coronavirus deaths, but a mortuary official says it's killing that many people daily in Damascus alone.
Credit: CBS News - Published 3 days ago

Better weather aids battle against deadly Western wildfires; Pompeo with Taliban and Afghan representatives at Doha talks; Security tight at anti-government..
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

Testing and precautions ramped up after U.N. refugee agency confirms 1st cases at Zaatari camp, home to some 77,000 displaced Syrians.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

Vladimir Putin has vowed once again to come to the rescue of his ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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