Syria and S Guide - Resources and Review

Summary of the nature and structure of government of Syria, with links to several other resources about the country.
Basic reference information about Syria, such as area, capital, population, population density, geography, language, religion, time zone, history and government, plus business and social information, including details of accommodation, addresses, climate, regions, travel, visas, passports, money, health and public holidays.
Detailed handbook describing the history of Syria and analysing its political, economic, social, and national security systems and institutions, the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors. Particular attention is given to the people who make up the society, their origins, dominant beliefs and values, common interests and the issues on which they are divided, and their attitudes toward each other and toward their social system and political order.
A catalogue of all the languages and dialects spoken in Syria, with details of the numbers of speakers of each language. Also some demographic data such as rates of literacy, blindness and deafness.
Set of political and relief maps produced by the CIA covering all the countries in the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, including several maps of Iraq, Kuwait and Kurdish areas in the Middle East.
Range of information about the Arab world, including business, news, events, organisations, travel and entertainment, plus a commercial directory and a set of country
specific information about various Arab countries.
Basic reference information about Syria, including details of geography, people, economy, government, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Geographical information includes area, population, flag, maps, high and low points, co
ordinates, boundary length, border countries, climate, land use and natural resources.
Listing of political resources relevant to Syria, with links to parties, organisations, government, media and results of recent elections, where available.
Brief details of the history and geography of Syria, as well as business, culture, government and transport information.
A book about Oriental costumes originally published in 1922. Includes images of costumes from Afghanistan, Persia, India, Syria, Morocco, Egypt, China and Japan.
Detailed assessment of human rights practices in Syria. Topics assessed include torture, arbitrary detention or exile, fair public trial, freedom of speech and press, freedom of assembly, movement and religion; democratic rights, worker rights, and discrimination based on race, sex, religion, disability, language, or social status.
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