Timeline 1831– Syria and Jordan were conquered by Egypt 1860– In Damascus over 25,000 Christians were assassinated 1920– Faysal I crowned the King of Syria 1945– Syria entered WWIIwhen President Shukri al-Quwatli declared war on Nazi Germany. 1967 – Syria was a part of theSix-Day War against Israel; they were defeated and lost ownership of GolanHeights to Israel. 1980 – Assassination attempt on Syrianpresident Hafez al-Assad by Muslim brotherhood member 1991 – Syria takes place in Gulf Waragainst Iraq and loses. 2008 – United States accuses NorthKorea of 2012 – In one month, more than100,000 Syrians fled the country 2013 – Over 2 million Syrians are registeredas refugees 2014 – Iran sends 30,000 tons offood supplies to help with the shortages 1945 – Syria enters WWIIwhen President Shukri al-Quwatli declared war on Nazi Germany.
This event is so important to Syria’s history becauseWWII was one of the biggest wars in the world. This was also the time wherethey were under French’s control. It is important to know that they were a partof WWII because they helped to stop a man who had killed 7,000,000 Jews, whichis a huge amount of people.2012 – In one month, morethan 100,000 Syrians fled the country This event is important to Syrian history because thesepast few years of the civil war has been horrible and one of the worst times inSyrian history. It’s important to their history to know why so many people havebeen fleeing the country. They are scared and don’t want themselves or theirfamily getting killed. Article SummariesWomen at the Forefront of Saving Syria’s HeritageFew women in Syria aretrying to preserve the cultural heritage of Syria. By sharing recipes andstories these Syrian women are making sure that their traditions and culturelive on despite the horrible civil war happening causing many Syrians to bespread out across the world.
The cultural heritage can show unity between thepeople and be helpful during this hard time they are going through. Assad and Putin Meet, as Russia Pushes to End CivilWar Assadand Putin meet as they get one step closer to ending the Civil War that hasbeen going on for 6 years. Putin and Trump had a phone call talking about howthey need to allow refugees to go home, end the war and fight terrorism. Russia,aiming to end the feud said the military operation is coming to an end and needto find a political settlement that will last. Jordan Allows One-off Aid Drop to Rukban Border Camp Onthe border of Syria and Iraq the Rukban border camp received one aid drop onMonday. The United Nations requested the aid drop and the authorities of Jordanallowed it. Once Jordan had sealed its border with Syria the refugees have beentrapped there. Since the start of the civil war around 1.
5 million Syrians fledto Jordan. Mother and Daughterwho Opposed Bashar Assad Regime Killed in Turkey Mother and Daughter who were againstPresident of Syria Bashar Assad were found dead in their apartment in Turkey.It was reported that they were stabbed multiple times and their throats hadbeen slit. The Syrian opposition community was left in shock and fearing fortheir lives. In 2015 2 extended family members were shot in their home in NorthCarolina. A relative in North Carolina Suzanne Barakat posted on facebook, “How many more beloved family members will I lose tohatred and violence? We are not safeanywhere.” Turkey SaysTrump Promises to Stop Arming Kurds in Syria President Trump ordered the U.
S.Generals to stop supplying arms to the Kurdish fighters in Syria. Since thebattle of Raqqa has finished the U.S. is now working on ensuring that ISIScannot return.
The Kurds have been a huge help to the U.S. and to stop supplyingthem with arms this could make a huge change. ThousandsFlee as Syria Forces Press Further Into Idlib Syrian troops push to gain ground innorthwestern Idlib province, forcing thousands to flee to the border withTurkey.
The main target seems to be an airbase on the southeastern edge ofIdlib. On Sunday troops gained control of a town less than 20km away from theairbase. As fighting continues, humanrights groups have expressed concern that a government offensive in Idlib couldcause large destruction and further displacement.
War in the Arab World Has Devastatedthe Region’s Heritage Eventhough the Middle East is used to their ruins, the last 3 years have probablybeen the worst for them. Most of the ruins are caused by the war, even theallies of Syria have caused some of their things to be blown up. Air strikeshave destroyed most of the city and the ending of the war could help rebuildthe country.