[197], In May 2015, ISIS captured Syria's phosphate mines, one of the Syrian governments last chief sources of income. [45] The army of Yamhad campaigned as far away as Dēr on the border of Elam (modern Iran). They labelled Assad the "enemy of Allah" and called for a jihad against his rule. The northern Mesopotamian Assyrian kingdom of Adiabene controlled areas of north east Syria between 10 AD and 117 AD, before it was conquered by Rome. "[163] The US State Department funded Freedom House[164] ranked Syria "Not Free" in its annual Freedom in the World survey. [225] Druze number around 500,000, and concentrate mainly in the southern area of Jabal al-Druze. The Orthodox Tewahedo Church Canon contains 81 books. Today only a few Jews remain in Syria. There are no reliable estimates of their total population, with estimates ranging from several hundred thousand to 3.5 million.[219][220][221]. Ottoman administration followed a system that led to peaceful coexistence. The literature of Syria has contributed to Arabic literature and has a proud tradition of oral and written poetry. Her great nephews, also Arabs from Syria, would also become Roman Emperors, the first being Elagabalus and the second, his cousin Alexander Severus. AMHARIC - ENGLISH DICTIONARY - Good Amharic Books - PDF Drive AMHARIC - ENGLISH DICTIONARY - Good Amharic Books: pin. The Northwest Semitic language of the Amorites is the earliest attested of the Canaanite languages. In a major shift in relations with both other Arab states and the Western world, Syria participated in the US-led Gulf War against Saddam Hussein. [191] Foreign investment is constrained by violence, government restrictions, economic sanctions, and international isolation. Arabs make up roughly 74% of the population. They constitute about 9%[217] to 10%[218] of the population, or approximately 1.6 million people (including 40,000 Yazidis[218]). Syria (Arabic: سوريا‎, romanized: Sūriyā), officially the Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic: الجمهورية العربية السورية‎, romanized: al-Jumhūrīyah al-ʻArabīyah as-Sūrīyah), 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. [79], Shishakli eventually abolished multipartyism altogether, but was himself overthrown in a 1954 coup and the parliamentary system was restored. [42] Yamhad imposed its authority over Alalakh,[43] Qatna,[44] the Hurrians states and the Euphrates Valley down to the borders with Babylon. [85] The defeat caused a split between Jadid and Assad over what steps to take next. [176] This was designed to strengthen the position of sharecroppers and agricultural laborers in relation to land owners. His short-term rule over the domain attempted to change the demographics and social structure of the region: he brought thousands of Egyptian villagers to populate the plains of Southern Syria, rebuilt Jaffa and settled it with veteran Egyptian soldiers aiming to turn it into a regional capital, and he crushed peasant and Druze rebellions and deported non-loyal tribesmen. [citation needed], The majority of Syrian cargo is carried by Syrian Railways (the Syrian railway company), which links up with Turkish State Railways (the Turkish counterpart). The Ottoman system was not burdensome to Syrians because the Turks respected Arabic as the language of the Quran, and accepted the mantle of defenders of the faith. The constitution requires the president to be a Muslim[133] but does not make Islam the state religion. For the Syrian Arab Republic from 1961 to 1963, see, This article is about the modern state of Syria. Another disputed territory is the Shebaa farms, located in the intersection of the Lebanese-Syrian border and the Israeli occupied Golan Heights. General Gouraud had according to his secretary de Caix two options: "Either build a Syrian nation that does not exist... by smoothing the rifts which still divide it" or "cultivate and maintain all the phenomena, which require our arbitration that these divisions give". Ethiopia's First and Largest Blog Network. The Euphrates, Syria's most important river, crosses the country in the east. Syrian food mostly consists of Southern Mediterranean, Greek, and Southwest Asian dishes. Recent classifications of the Eblaite language have shown that it was an East Semitic language, closely related to the Akkadian language. 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[83], On 6 October 1973, Syria and Egypt initiated the Yom Kippur War against Israel. [224], Sunni Muslims make up between 69 and 74% of Syria's population[225] and Sunni Arabs account for 59–60% of the population. In August 2014, UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay criticized the international community over its "paralysis" in dealing with the more than 3-year-old civil war gripping the country, which by 30 April 2014, had resulted in 191,369 deaths with war crimes, according to Pillay, being committed with total impunity on all sides in the conflict. Syria was ranked last on the Global Peace Index from 2016 to 2018,[18] making it the most violent country in the world due to the war. [147], The President of Syria is commander in chief of the Syrian armed forces, comprising some 400,000 troops upon mobilization. Al-Atrash won several battles against the French, notably the Battle of al-Kafr on 21 July 1925, the Battle of al-Mazraa on 2–3 August 1925, and the battles of Salkhad, al-Musayfirah and Suwayda. Aramaic was the lingua franca of the region before the advent of Arabic, and is still spoken among Assyrians, and Classical Syriac is still used as the liturgical language of various Syriac Christian denominations. People opposing President Assad's rule claim that more than 200, mostly civilians, were massacred and about 300 injured in Hama in shelling by the Government forces on 12 July 2012. The following Neolithic period (PPNB) is represented by rectangular houses of Mureybet culture. In 1925, Sultan al-Atrash led a revolt that broke out in the Druze Mountain and spread to engulf the whole of Syria and parts of Lebanon. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 65 (4): 284–287. ", CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (, Heydemann, Steven. French troops occupied Syria later that year after the San Remo conference proposed that the League of Nations put Syria under a French mandate. There will be additional sanctions implemented in August, in three different groups. [90], Hafez al-Assad died on 10 June 2000. [237] During the Syrian Civil War many of Syria's artists, poets, writers and activists have been incarcerated, and some have been killed, including famed cartoonist Akram Raslam.[238]. In 1400, the Muslim Turco-Mongol conqueror Tamurlane invaded Syria, in which he sacked Aleppo,[66] and captured Damascus after defeating the Mamluk army. In May 1948, Syrian forces invaded Palestine, together with other Arab states, and immediately attacked Jewish settlements. Nothing today is more serious, and nothing is receiving more serious scrutiny".[170]. Heydemann, Steven. [195], As of 2012[update], Syria's oil and tourism industries in particular have been devastated, with US$5 billion lost to the ongoing conflict of the civil war. [123], The first new sanctions took effect on June 17. In this context, the genre of the historical novel, spearheaded by Nabil Sulayman, Fawwaz Haddad, Khyri al-Dhahabi and Nihad Siris, is sometimes used as a means of expressing dissent, critiquing the present through a depiction of the past. From this point, the region became known as Aramea or Aram. [223] The majority of Arab Argentines are from either Lebanese or Syrian background. Arabs are the largest ethnic group, and Sunnis are the largest religious group. Moreover, it also grants leniency for so-called 'Honour killing'. [199] In addition, ISIS was closing in on Shaer gas field and three other facilities in the area—Hayan, Jihar and Ebla—with the loss of these western gas fields having the potential to cause Iran to further subsidize the Syrian government. [60], William Montgomery Watt claims that this was the most significant expedition Muhammad ordered at the time, even though it received little notice in the primary sources. Initially, the two territories were separated by a border that ran in an almost straight line from Jordan to Iran. The Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, while de facto autonomous, is not recognized by the Syrian Arab Republic as such. Syria holds the 7th largest Armenian population in the world. In the final days of the war, Israel turned its attention to Syria, capturing two-thirds of the Golan Heights in under 48 hours. In 1920, a short-lived independent Kingdom of Syria was established under Faisal I of the Hashemite family. The Egyptians fought the Hittites for control over western Syria; the fighting reached its zenith in 1274 BC with the Battle of Kadesh. During the conflict, genocide against indigenous Christian peoples was carried out by the Ottomans and their allies in the form of the Armenian Genocide and Assyrian Genocide, of which Deir ez-Zor, in Ottoman Syria, was the final destination of these death marches. Many Christian Syrians belong to a high socio-economic class. Other Syrian beverages include ayran, jallab, white coffee, and a locally manufactured beer called Al Shark. [160] Yet following Syrian army advances the Israeli occupation ended and Syria became the de facto ruling power over the farms. [101], According to various sources, including the United Nations, up to 100,000 people had been killed by June 2013,[102][103][104] including 11,000 children. US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was "undeniable" that chemical weapons had been used in the country and that President Bashar al-Assad's forces had committed a "moral obscenity" against his own people. The 1970 retreat of Syrian forces sent to aid the PLO during the "Black September" hostilities with Jordan reflected this disagreement. [26], The area designated by the word has changed over time. Contemporary Syrian literature also encompasses science fiction and futuristic utopiae (Nuhad Sharif, Talib Umran), which may also serve as media of dissent. The city of Aleppo is known for its muwashshah, a form of Andalous sung poetry popularized by Sabri Moudallal, as well as for popular stars like Sabah Fakhri. The takeover was engineered by members of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party, led by Michel Aflaq and Salah al-Din al-Bitar. Palmyra: Mirage in the Desert, Joan Aruz, 2018, page 78. a b Stanford J. Shaw, "Dynamics of Ottoman Society and administration", in "History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey", Egyptian Journal of Geology – Volume 42, Issue 1 – Page 263, 1998, * "The international community maintains that the Israeli decision to impose its laws, jurisdiction and administration in the occupied Syrian Golan is null and void and without international legal effect. "Make no mistake," Kerry said. [109][110] An estimated 450,000 Syrian Christians have fled their homes. After a century of Seljuk rule, Syria was largely conquered (1175–1185) by the Kurdish liberator Salah ad-Din, founder of the Ayyubid dynasty of Egypt. Each ethno-religious minority—Arab Shia Muslim, Arab Sunni Muslim, Aramean-Syriac Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Maronite Christians, Assyrian Christians, Armenians, Kurds and Jews—constituted a millet. [205] A big challenge for Syria is its high population growth with a rapidly increasing demand for urban and industrial water. [67] Tamurlane also conducted specific massacres of the Aramean and Assyrian Christian populations, greatly reducing their numbers. [188], The economy is highly regulated by the government, which has increased subsidies and tightened trade controls to assuage protesters and protect foreign currency reserves. [190] In 2007, Syria's main exports include crude oil, refined products, raw cotton, clothing, fruits, and grains. [86], Disagreement developed between Jadid, who controlled the party apparatus, and Assad, who controlled the military. [79] The weakness of Parliamentary institutions and the mismanagement of the economy led to unrest and the influence of Nasserism and other ideologies. Syrian Arabs, together with some 600,000 Palestinian not including the 6 million refugees outside the country. [246] The top private universities in Syria are: Syrian Private University, Arab International University, University of Kalamoon and International University for Science and Technology. Syria is significant in the history of Christianity; Saulus of Tarsus, better known as the Apostle Paul, was converted on the Road to Damascus and emerged as a significant figure in the Christian Church at Antioch in ancient Syria, from which he left on many of his missionary journeys. [35], The largely Aramaic-speaking population of Syria during the heyday of the Byzantine Empire was probably not exceeded again until the 19th century. [213][214] Syria has a population of approximately 18,500,000 (2019 estimate). Syria's economy also remains hobbled by state bureaucracy, falling oil production, rising budget deficits, and inflation. The Assyrians introduced Imperial Aramaic as the lingua franca of their empire. As of 2008 the President is the Regional Secretary of the Ba'ath party in Syria and leader of the National Progressive Front governing coalition. The city's inhabitants were massacred, except for the artisans, who were deported to Samarkand. In the early 1990s, Scud-C missiles with a 500-kilometre (310-mile) range were procured from North Korea, and Scud-D, with a range of up to 700 kilometres (430 miles), is allegedly being developed by Syria with the help of North Korea and Iran, according to Zisser.[150]. 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[180] Because of internet censorship laws, 13,000 internet activists were arrested between March 2011 and August 2012. The most popular sports in Syria are football, basketball, swimming, and tennis. Amharic book categories such as Amharic Biography Books, Amharic History Books, Amharic Fiction Books, Amharic Reference Books, Amharic Audio Books, Amharic Teacher Aids Books, Amharic Children Books, Amharic Tracts Books… [188] The government increasingly relies on credit from Iran, Russia and China. In 2008, there were 14.9 physicians and 18.5 nurses per 10,000 inhabitants. Eventually, in the late 3rd century AD, the Palmyrene king Odaenathus defeated the Persian emperor Shapur I and controlled the entirety of the Roman East while his successor and widow Zenobia established the Palmyrene Empire, which briefly conquered Egypt, Syria, Palestine, much of Asia Minor, Judah and Lebanon, before being finally brought under Roman control in 273 AD. The vast majority of this population was from Iraq (1,300,000), but sizeable populations from Palestine (543,400) and Somalia (5,200) also lived in the country. Most Kurds reside in the northeastern corner of Syria and most speak the Kurmanji variant of the Kurdish language. [190] Unemployment is high at above 10%. [244] The top two state universities are Damascus University (210,000 students as of 2014)[245] and University of Aleppo. Yamhad (modern Aleppo) dominated northern Syria for two centuries,[42] although Eastern Syria was occupied in the 19th and 18th centuries BC by the Old Assyrian Empire ruled by the Amorite Dynasty of Shamshi-Adad I, and by the Babylonian Empire which was founded by Amorites. The fate of the intermediate province of Zor was left unclear; its occupation by Arab nationalists resulted in its attachment to Syria. Damascus was made the major entrepot for Mecca, and as such it acquired a holy character to Muslims, because of the beneficial results of the countless pilgrims who passed through on the hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca.[69]. Around the 14th century BC, various Semitic peoples appeared in the area, such as the semi-nomadic Suteans who came into an unsuccessful conflict with Babylonia to the east, and the West Semitic speaking Arameans who subsumed the earlier Amorites. The republic was renamed as the Arab Republic of Syria in late 1961 after the December 1 constitutional referendum of that year, and was increasingly unstable until the 1963 Ba'athist coup d'état, since which the Ba'ath Party has maintained its power. The situation for human rights in Syria has long been a significant concern among independent organizations such as Human Rights Watch, who in 2010 referred to the country's record as "among the worst in the world. Prior to the Arab Islamic Conquest in the 7th century AD, the bulk of the population were Arameans, but Syria was also home to Greek and Roman ruling classes, Assyrians still dwelt in the north east, Phoenicians along the coasts, and Jewish and Armenian communities was also extant in major cities, with Nabateans and pre-Islamic Arabs such as the Lakhmids and Ghassanids dwelling in the deserts of southern Syria. Bashar al-Assad has been president since 2000 and was preceded by his father Hafez al-Assad,[15] who was in office from 1971 to 2000. Overall population density in Syria is about 99 per square kilometre (258 per square mile). "Thoughts about Ibla: A Preliminary Evaluation" in Monographic Journals of the Near East, Syro-Mesopotamian Studies 1/1 (May 1977) pp. [125] Its land straddles the "northwest of the Arabian plate". It broadcast in black and white until 1976. In 1939, while Syria was still a French mandate the French ceded the Sanjak of Alexandretta to Turkey as part of a treaty of friendship in World War II. He was emperor from 244 to 249,[58] and ruled briefly during the Crisis of the Third Century. [186] Since the civil war began, the economy shrank by 35%, and the Syrian pound has fallen to one-sixth of its prewar value. It also acknowledged the rights of landlords to form their own syndicates. Syria briefly came under Armenian control from 83 BC, with the conquests of the Armenian king Tigranes the Great, who was welcomed as a savior from the Seleucids and Romans by the Syrian people. [187] The agriculture sector contributes to about 20% of GDP and 20% of employment. [242], There are 6 state universities in Syria[243] and 15 private universities. Notably included were religious minorities, who demanded radical reform. Syria and the Western half of Near East then fell to the vast Neo Assyrian Empire (911 BC – 605 BC). [184] At the outset of the ongoing Syrian Civil War, Syria was classified by the World Bank as a "lower middle income country. [231] However, none of these minority languages have official status.[231]. The military is a conscripted force; males serve in the military upon reaching the age of 18. Syria was conquered by the Greek Macedonian Empire, ruled by Alexander the Great circa 330 BC, and consequently became Coele-Syria province of the Greek Seleucid Empire (323 BC – 64 BC), with the Seleucid kings styling themselves 'King of Syria' and the city of Antioch being its capital starting from 240. [166] Although Syria's constitution guarantees gender equality, critics say that personal statutes laws and the penal code discriminate against women and girls. There was also a synthesis between the Semitic Arameans and the remnants of the Indo-European Hittites, with the founding of a number of Syro-Hittite states centered in north central Aram (Syria) and south central Asia Minor (modern Turkey), including Palistin, Carchemish and Sam'al. 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Disclaimer: We do not claim to own any of these books, they were sourced through the help of the Lapsley/Brooks Foundation and thier collaboration with the following copyright holders: Moody Press, Baker Book House, Intervarsity Press, Ethiopian Bible Society,SIM Press, Kale Hiwot Publishing, Raey Publishing, American Bible Society, Paul Enns, Stan Gundry, Bob Thomas, Dallas Theological Seminary, African Christian Publishers, Tyndale House Publishers, and Zondervan Press. 3–30. The earliest recorded indigenous civilization in the region was the Kingdom of Ebla[29] near present-day Idlib, northern Syria. US and European Union bans on oil imports, which went into effect in 2012, are estimated to cost Syria about $400 million a month. This canon contains the books accepted by other Orthodox Christians. [178] In addition, Syrian Telecom plays an integral role in the distribution of government internet access. [69] In 1831, Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt renounced his loyalty to the Empire and overran Ottoman Syria, capturing Damascus. Arbitrary detention, torture, and disappearances are widespread. [166] As of 9 November 2011 during the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, the United Nations reported that of the over 3500 total deaths, over 250 deaths were children as young as two years old, and that boys as young as 11 years old have been gang-raped by security services officers. Baklava is made of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and soaked in honey. The uprising had reached its climax in the 1982 Hama massacre,[89] when some 10,000 – 40,000 people were killed by regular Syrian Army troops. The new Syrian cabinet was dominated by Ba'ath members.[75][79]. Earnings from oil exports as well as remittances from Syrian workers are the government's most important sources of foreign exchange. This border was recognized internationally when Syria became a League of Nations mandate in 1920[72] and has not changed to date. [91] Instead, reforms have been limited to some market reforms. [240][241], Since 1967, all schools, colleges, and universities have been under close government supervision by the Ba'ath Party. Authoritarianism in Syria. [131] In the event of a vote of no confidence by a simple majority, the Prime Minister is required to tender the resignation of their government to the President. The main dishes that form Syrian cuisine are kibbeh, hummus, tabbouleh, fattoush, labneh, shawarma, mujaddara, shanklish, pastırma, sujuk and baklava. Print. | Website by ethioSEO | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Disclosure | Cookies Policy. By AD 640, Syria was conquered by the Arab Rashidun army led by Khalid ibn al-Walid. Eventually parts of southern Seleucid Syria were taken by Judean Hasmoneans upon the slow disintegration of the Hellenistic Empire. 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