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  Flag of Syria - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first national flag of Syria after independence in 1944 was a green-white-fl horizontal tricolour, with three red five-pointed stars.
In 1958, Syria and Egypt merged to form the United Arab Republic and adopted the red-white-fl design with two green stars that is Syria's current flag.
The colors of the flag are traditional Pan-Arabic colors, also seen on the flags of Yemen, Egypt, Sudan, and Iraq.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Syria   (170 words)

 Syria Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Syria is significant in the history of Christianity; Paul was converted on the road to Damascus and established the first organized Christian Church at Antioch in ancient Syria, from which he left on many of his missionary journeys.
Syria's political instability during the years after the 1954 coup, the parallelism of Syrian and Egyptian policies, and the appeal of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser's leadership in the wake of the 1956 Suez crisis created support in Syria for union with Egypt.
Syria consists mostly of arid plateau, although the northwest part of the country bordering the Mediterranean is fairly green.
www.echostatic.com /Syria.html   (4480 words)

 Syria flag and description
The flag of Syria was officially adopted on May 29, 1980.
Syria's flag, inspired by the French Tricolore, uses the Pan-Arab colors of green, red, white and fl.
Certain flag statistical data is gathered from the CIA World Factbook, as well as numerous public domain reference materials.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/mideast/syria.htm   (169 words)

 The Flag of Syria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Syria's flag is similar to the flag of the United States in the following way.
The United States flag has fifty stars to show how the fifty states stand together, while Syria's flag has the colors white, red, and fl which represents unity among Arabs.
However, a main difference is that the stars on America's flag represent each state, but the two green stars on Syria's flag signifies Islam, the religion of most Syrians.
www.oakland.k12.nj.us /projects/dogwood/me/flags/kullen.htm   (74 words)

 flag of Syria flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
There are quite a lot of flags in Syria: not only on official buildings you always find the national flag and mostly the Ba'ath Party flag, but also on private buildings.
The variation of the flag without the two stars does not exist; this would be the flag of Yemen.
The presidental flag of Syria is a 1:1 version of the state flag.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/sy.html   (346 words)

 Syria Flags
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no shrink white header material for the strongest headers in the industry.
Seals and designs are authentic, and always in correct location and proportion to flag size, regardless of the size you purchase.
These flags are made of heavyweight 200 denier nylon with heading and brass grommets.
www.allstates-flag.com /flags/International/Syria_flags.htm   (201 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Country profiles | Country profile: Syria
Modern Syria gained its independence from France in 1946 but has lived through periods of political instability due largely to the conflicting interests of the various groups in society.
In 1967 Syria lost the Golan Heights to the Israelis, while civil war in neighbouring Lebanon allowed it to extend its political and military influence in the region.
Syria enjoyed a brief flowering of press freedom after Bashar al-Assad became president in 2000 and oversaw the licensing of the first private publications in almost 40 years.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/801669.stm   (862 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | 500,000 join pro-Syria Beirut protest
However, Syria argues the pullback to east of the Beka'a valley complies with the 1989 Taif accord that gave the country a stabilising role in Lebanon.
Syria has had troops in Lebanon since 1976, when they were sent as peacekeepers during 1975-90 civil war.
Hizbullah, backed by Iran and in part by Syria, has emerged as a key player during the latest political instability, capable of tilting the balance either in favour of the pro-Syrian government or the anti-Syria opposition.
www.guardian.co.uk /syria/story/0,13031,1433038,00.html   (720 words)

 flagsonline.net Flag of Syria
The current flag of Syria is a re-adoption of a flag first used by the country when Syria and Egypt merged to form the United Arab Republic in 1958, a union that lasted until in 1961.
The flag adopted by all three Federation members was based on the Arab Liberation Flag (red-white-fl horizontal stripes) featuring the arms of the Federation.
Syria left the Federation in 1980 after Egypt made conciliatory overtones to the Israeli government and reverted to their 1958 flag on the 3rd of April 1980.
www.flagsonline.net /syrian.htm   (280 words)

 Flag of Syria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Modeled after the French Tricolore and using the Pan-Arab colors, the flag of Syria is similar to many other flags of the region.
The distinctive feature of this flag is the two green stars in the middle white stripe.
The flag of Syria, although it was not the first flag used and has been replaced various times, was adopted as the national flag on March 29, 1980.
www.special-tplus.com /flag-of-syria.html   (199 words)

 Flag of Syria - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Flag of Syria - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This page was last modified 22:45, 26 May 2005.
The article about Flag of Syria contains information related to Flag of Syria, History and Symbolism.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Flag_of_Syria   (185 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Country profiles | Timeline: Syria
Syria seeks closer economic and political ties with Egypt.
Syria backs Iran, in keeping with the traditional rivalry between Baathist leaderships in Iraq and Syria.
Syria denies US allegations that it is developing chemical weapons and helping fugitive Iraqis.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/827580.stm   (1457 words)

Syria is country where the president’s photo adorns every store front and is plastered on billboards, where deference to authority is the norm.
Syria has transferred a sum of $262 million to the Iraqi Government, which is the total amount of the Iraqi frozen assets in the Commercial Bank of Syria.
Syria not only did this, but also informed the US Treasury Department that we are willing to do whatever action may be required in the future, if the need arises.
faculty-staff.ou.edu /L/Joshua.M.Landis-1/syriablog   (19569 words)

 Image:Syria flag large.png - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Image originally derived from the public domain flags of the CIA World Factbook.
Most of the flags have had their colours improved and many have been resized to the proper ratios.
This image is a national, governmental, military, royal/vice-regal or historical flag.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Syria_flag_large.png   (268 words)

 Flag of Syria
Flag of Syria - This flag features a fully sewn design.
Flags through sizes 6'x10' feature strong, durable solid brass grommets.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for strength.
www.usflagmfg.com /international/syria.html   (86 words)

 Ba'ath Party (Syria)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Besides the national flag there is almost always another flag flying or hanging, that of the ruling Ba'ath Party, which is essentially the same as the flag of Palestine.
This is the flag adopted by both factions of the Party and is supposed to be derived from the flag of the Arab Revolt of 1916.
As these displayed the colours of the national flag as well as of the Ba'ath flag side by side, it is difficult to decide from these arrangements, which colour would be on top.
flagquest.com /FOTW/flags/sy}baath.html   (566 words)

 Syria Flag - Nylon (4' x 6')
This 4' X 6' flag of Syria is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets.
Syria Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
www.njflags.com /syflny4x6.html   (136 words)

 National Flag of Syria
This illustration of the Syria Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/syria.htm   (443 words)

 Syria Information
Following the breakup of the Ottoman Empire during World War I, Syria was administered by the French until independence in 1946.
In the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, Syria lost the Golan Heights to Israel.
In recent years, Syria and Israel have held occasional peace talks over the return of the Golan Heights.
www.country-info.com /facts/Syria.htm   (1153 words)

 Syria - South America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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Damascus is the capital of Syria The native name of Syria is Suriyah Current time Sunday, October...
www.atlastraveldirectory.com /dir/15/309   (309 words)

 Syria Flag
This Syria flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets, or for indoor use with lined pole hem, velcro tabs and fringe.
There are 5 flag sizes available which are 4" x 6", 2' x 3', 3' X 5', 4' X 6' and 5' X 8'
www.njflags.com /syriaflag.html   (140 words)

 Syria Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Three equal horizontal bands of red (top), white, and fl, colors associated with the Arab Liberation flag; Two small green five-pointed stars in a horizontal line centered in the white band.
Former flag of the United Arab Republic where the two stars represented the constituent states of Syria and Egypt.
Similar to the flag of Yemen, which has a plain white band, Iraq, which has three green stars (plus an Arabic inscription) in a horizontal line centered in the white band, and that of Egypt, which has a gold Eagle of Saladin centered in the white band.
thinks-global.com /syria/flag.shtml   (97 words)

 Flag Of Syria Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Flag Of Syria Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography
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www.karr.net /encyclopedia/Flag_of_Syria   (199 words)

 Syria Flag - Nylon (5' x 8')
Home > Flags of the World > Flags of the World: San Marino to United Kingdom > Syria Flag > Syria Flag - Nylon (5' x 8')
This 5' X 8' flag of Syria is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Syria Flag - Nylon (4' x 6')
www.njflags.com /syflny5x8.html   (136 words)

 Syria Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information
If you are from Syria, select your country on your account settings page.
Syria - Palmyra, Aleppo, Damascus and Crak de Chevaliers by Azlin Ahmad
Flags, maps, and country data taken from the CIA World Factbook.
www.pbase.com /world/syria   (50 words)

 Syria World Flags - Syria Flag
Syria's predominantly statist economy has been growing, on average, more slowly than its 2.4% annual population growth rate, causing a persistent decline in per capita GDP.
Recent legislation allows private banks to operate in Syria, although a private banking sector will take years and further government cooperation to develop.
External factors such as the international war on terrorism, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the war between the US-led coalition and Iraq probably will drive real annual GDP growth levels back below their 3.5% spike in 2002.
www.flagsofworld.com /worldflags/syria.shtml   (272 words)

 dictionary - Flag description - green   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
crisis; similar to the flag of Syria, which has two stars but no script, Yemen, which...
the flag; red and green are traditional colors in Arab flags, although the use of red is more commonly associated with the Arab states of the Persian
shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield features a rocky coastline...
www.exxun.com /engv/dy_flag_descri_83.html   (913 words)

 Flag of Syria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 2' x 3' - 5' x 8' Flags are made of colorfast, 100% nylon
3' x 5' Indoor flag has a pole hem and gold fringe.
Indoor flag with pole hem and gold fringe
www.koscoflags.com /syria_flag.htm   (55 words)

 ABC News: Hezbollah Prepares for Pro-Syria Rally   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Beirut, loudspeakers were installed and street drainage holes were checked for explosives ahead of the mid-afternoon pro-Syrian protest called by Hezbollah.
The protest was called to counter the almost daily anti-Syrian protests staged by the Lebanese opposition.
The square where the protest was to be held was just a few blocks from another downtown square where opposition protesters have been staging sit-ins for days.
abcnews.go.com /International/wireStory?id=560491   (404 words)

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