Results for Category: Syria
Syria has formed the centre of many civilizations, from the Early Bronze Age kingdom of Ebla, a city with 15,000 inhabitants, to the Umayyad Empire with its capital in Damascus. In mid-March 2011 the Syrian authorities faced mass protests as people demanded basic rights. These protests soon led to violent clashes with the Syrian security forces, and many protestors were killed or arrested.
Overview of governance in Syria: The Constitution, Opposition to the Constitution, The Presidency
, The Executive, The Judicial, Parliamentary Elections, Parliamentary Tradition, Muslim Brotherhood, Legal System and Framework, Local Government, The Military, Military History, Security Agencies, The Military Post-2011 and Chemical Weapons.