"Syria" Essays and Research Papers

1 - 10 of 500


Syrian uprising, is an ongoing armed conflict in Syria between forces loyal to the Syrian Ba'ath Party government and those seeking to oust it. The conflict began on 15 March 2011, with popular demonstrations that grew nationwide by April 2011. These demonstrations were part of the wider Middle Eastern protest movement known as the Arab Spring. Protesters demanded the resignation of President Bashar al-Assad, whose family has held the presidency in Syria since 1971, as well as the end to over four decades...

Premium Pan-Arabism, Israel, Jordan 1050  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document


Egypt. However, the uprising in Syria remains unresolved and has evolved into a bloody civil conflict, caused so much casualties which has left destruction, lawlessness, and fear across the country. A resolution to the conflict has yet to be found, and thus far the international community has been mired in its inability to decisively influence the situation in Syria. That being said, military intervention is what the U.S. has been thinking to solve the issue on Syria. Although this method has been...

Premium Lebanon, Sectarianism, Sectarian violence 1135  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document


A Syria conflict First of all we must know that the Syria is passing through a civil war and in addition the government repression is brutal. And we must consider that the most powerful countries are involved in this conflict for many reasons. Nowadays Syria is under de power of Bashar Al Assad who belongs to the Baath, country's main political party (socialist-leaning nationalist). Going back in history Syria has been an important zone of the Middle East because its location. Syria by being...

Premium Lebanon, Golan Heights, United States 586  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Rotary in Syria

Rotary in Syria Syria, officially Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic: ‫ ,)اﻟﻌﺮﺑﻴ ﺔ اﻟﺴ ﻮرﻳﺔ اﻟﺠﻤﻬﻮرﻳ ﺔ‬is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest. The name Syria formerly comprised the entire region of the Levant, while the modern state encompasses the site of several ancient kingdoms and empires, including the Eblan civilization of the third millennium BC. In the Islamic...

Premium Rotary International, Evanston, Illinois, Damascus 1164  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Sociology Syria

Isabella Luna October 10, 2013 Sociology 100 News Analysis: Syria The violence in Syria began in March of 2011, and the Middle Eastern country has been crippled by a brutal civil war ever since.  Since then, the United Nations estimates that more than 100,000 people have died during the ongoing clashes between President Bashar Al-Assad’s government and rebel forces who want him out, and estimates that more than two million people have fled Syria to neighboring countries, most of them being children....

Premium Syria, Iraq, Hafez al-Assad 1195  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

The War in Syria

The War in Syria In August 2013 Barack Obama made a statement that shook the world, he called for ‘limited’ airstrikes to be used against Syria’s government of President Assad in retaliation to chemical weapons attacks made allegedly by him on his own people, with the result of many deaths of men, women and children, in an effort to combat the rebels with whom they have been fighting a long civil war. The result of this announcement led to widespread debate amongst countries around the world on...

Premium Islam, Sunni Islam, Iraq 1128  Words | 5  Pages

Open Document

Syria essay

A Snapshot of Syria Syria is located in Southeast Asia. It borders Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, Israel, and Lebanon. Damascus is the capital. Damascus is one of the oldest inhabited communities in the Middle East. It was established in the third period B.C. and was the center of handcraft goods. Syria occupies about 185,180 square kilometers (71,498 square miles). It’s industry includes petroleum, textiles, food processing, and farming. Syria’s climate is semi-arid but it differs between east and west...

Premium Hims, Hafez al-Assad, Bashar al-Assad 1060  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Jordan Syria Conflict

Involvement Expressing grave concern at the continuing escalation of violence in Syria, the United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution reiterating its call for rapid progress on a political transition to resolve the situation the Syrian issue peacefully. Adopted by a vote of 107 in favor to 12 against, with 59 abstentions, the Assembly text expressed the body’s outrage at the rapidly increasing death toll in Syria. The resolution condemns the Syrian Government’s increased use of heavy weapons...

Premium United Nations Security Council, Lebanon, Iraq 751  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Situation in Syria Mun!

Committee Name: General Assembly Committee Topic: Situation in Syria Country Name: Canada A. Dating back to the time of the Ottoman Empire, the situation in Syria has become increasingly violent over time. [1] Back in 1911, an organization called Al-Fatat (Young Arab Society) was founded. [1] According to research, it was basically a secret Arab nationalist organization that aimed to gain independence and unity for multiple Arab nations that was, at the time, under Ottoman rule; their movement...

Premium Ottoman Empire, Middle East, Syria 767  Words | 4  Pages

Open Document

Syria: A Brief History

Syria is an ancient land with great history, dating back to the dawn of civilization. Syria is part of the Fertile Crescent, and signs of civilization date back to 10,000 BC. From around 2,000 BC Syria was occupied successively by the Sumerians, Egyptians, Hittites, Assyrians and Babylonians. Throughout history it went on to be conquered by the great empires such as Persia, Rome, the Islamic Empire, the Ottomans, and France. Following World War II, Syria became independent from France and spent the...

Premium Hafez al-Assad, Fertile Crescent, Bashar al-Assad 624  Words | 3  Pages

Open Document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free