(SYRIA) officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia. A country of fertile plains, high mountains and deserts, it is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Arab Alawites, Arab Sunnis, Arab Christians, Armenians, Assyrians, Druze, Kurds and Turks. Arab Sunnis make up the majority of the population.
The inspirational words of Olympian Yusra Mardini. Last year she swam to save 20 refugees’ lives. This year she is swimming at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Yusra, from Syria, is one of the refugee athletes competing under the Olympic flag at the Rio games. http://bbc.in/2aFUm1x
Russia President Vladimir Putin’s recent letter to the US public has made his views known about Syria, what the NY Times didn’t stress is a warning to Israel and ALL American’s. That warning is that the Obama supported Free Syrian Army/Al-Qaeda rebels may be planning on launching a chemical attack against Israel, likely to be blamed upon the Syrian government... See article at: http://beforeitsnews.com/middle-east/2013/09/putin-warns-of-false-flag-on-israel-2454292.html
Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Jābir ibn Sinān al-Raqqī al-Ḥarrānī al-Ṣābiʾ al-Battānī (Latinized as Albategnius, Albategni or Albatenius) (c. 858, Harran – 929, Qasr al-Jiss, near Samarra) was a Muslim astronomer, astrologer, and mathematician. He introduced a number of trigonometric relations, and his Kitāb az-Zīj was frequently quoted by many medieval astronomers, including Copernicus.