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Country in Focus



  • Capital:Damascus
  • Population:22.40 million (WB, 2012)
  • Languages:Arabic (official), Kurdish, Armenian, Aramaic, Circassian, French
  • Head of State:President Bashar Al Assad

How the region views conflicts

A recent opinion poll shows many Arabs appear to have lost faith in finding a solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict while some support a two-state solution....

The price of fatherhood

Being a parent is owning up to conjugal accountability and taking responsibility for the young ones brought into this world through marital union....