Traditions of the Kyrgyz people were being formed with the help of economic, trade, domestic and other relations with kindred and other tribes that were closely related to the geography of their ha...

After the coup of 19 March 1953 in the socio-political history of Iran there were fundamental changes: the powers of parliament were limited and the absolute power of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was...

In the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran are two countries that claim to leadership in the region. With a powerful resources and political potential these countries are the...

Syria

04.03.2017

The city of Aleppo has a population of 2,301,570 people and is considered one of the largest cities not only in Syria, but in the entire Middle East.

 

22.10.2015

In terms of religious identity, Syria is a rather unique country. The Alawite sect constitutes about 20 percent of the country's total population and has been running the state for nearly 50 years, with Sunni Muslims representing the overwhelming majority. The Alawites are believed to belong to the right-wing Shiite school. In fact, they are waifs and strays of the Armenian population that lived at the beginning of the 11th century in a state called Kilikian Armenia, situated in the territory of today's Lebanon, Turkey and Syria.