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(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.


This is a breathtaking picture of the sad tragedy of 9/11. The day when our country was attacked by terrorists, taking the lives of hundreds.


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.


1997 series Syrian 200-pound banknote, featuring the Statue of Saladin and the Tomb of the Unknown Solider in Damascus on the obverse side, and the textile and electric power industry of Syria on the reverse side.

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America’s real racial terror: How lynch mobs & barbaric violence haunt us today

America’s real racial terror: How lynch mobs & barbaric violence haunt us today: There are monuments to the Confederacy all over the South, but none for the nearly 4,000 African-Americans lynched by whites between between 1877 and 1960. It's time to recognize America's history of lynchings as a form of racial terrorism.

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Adolf Hitler. - Unity Valkyrie Mitford formed part of Hitler's inner circle of friends. - Unity Valkyrie Mitford faceva parte della stretta cerchia di amici di Hitler.


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: