History - Syria

Country Facts

Links to the best Web sites for virtually every country in the world.

Cultural Information

Answers to your intercultural questions from a Canadian and a local point of view.


The BBC provides a wide range of distinctive programmes and services for everyone, free of commercial interests and political bias. A chronology of key events in the history of Syria from 1918 to present day.
Timeline: Syria
Created by the Center for International Business Education and Research at Michigan State University (MSU-CIBER), globalEDGE™ is a knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities.
History of Syria
Made in Syria
The mission of this site is to create an informative repository of helpful guidelines and information about conducting business within the Syrian economy. Made in Syria can also be viewed as a directory of Syrian-owned companies worldwide. Made in Syria includes an informative section that will provide general information about Syria and its key cities. In addition you can begin to learn about the Syrian economy, industries, banks, foreign trade.
Syria's History
Al-Mashriq - The Levant
Al-Mashriq is a repository for cultural multimedia information from the Levant (Al-Mashriq) in general and Lebanon in particular. At the present (March, 1998) it contains over 15 000 ducuments and is still growing. It was started as an initiative by Berthe Chouery and Borre Ludvigsen in 1993. Here it provides a look at some Syrian historical highlights.
Crusader PeriodThe Last Hakawati