Syria

Country in Western Asia

Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, 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. Its capital and largest city is Damascus. A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and deserts, Syria is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including the majority Syrian Arabs, Kurds, Turkmens, Assyrians, Armenians, Circassians, Mandaeans, and Greeks. Religious groups include Sunnis, Christians, Alawites, Druze, Isma'ilis, Mandaeans, Shiites, Salafis, and Yazidis. Arabs are the largest ethnic group, and Sunnis are the largest religious group.

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12-year-old Hend Zaza from Syria competes in the Table Tennis at just 12-years old, China's Zou Jingyuan sets the standard in the Gymnastics and the first 3x3..
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

Youngest Olympian Hend Zaza, the 12-year-old Syrian table tennis star, wants to inspire others despite losing 4-0 in the preliminary round.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

It has been asked many times in the build up to the Games - why is Japan still hosting them when the COVID-19 pandemic is still unfolding?
1 week ago • Sky News

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