That would leave just a handful of countries, according to Crane, including North Korea, Zimbabwe, Syria, and Saudi Arabia.
It also will benefit from the spillover of violence that is all but inevitable from Syria into Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq, and Jordan.
So the 28-year-old corporal, who asked to use only his first name, Majid, because he has family in Syria, worked up his nerve.
Queen Raina of Jordan also spoke, calling the refugee crisis in Syria “a slap in the face of humanity.”
The new national security adviser is again testing out talking points, this time giving an emotional appeal on Syria.
Two important peoples dwelt in Syria, the Hebrews and the Phœnicians.
I cannot follow them through the various scenes of the war in Syria.
And it was told the house of David, saying, "Syria is confederate with Ephraim."
There have been two distinct intellectual centres—Syria and Egypt.
Be this as it may, it is certain Lao-tze spent some time in Persia and Syria.
Republic in the Middle East, bordered by Turkey to the northwest, north, and northeast; Iraq to the east and south; Jordan to the south; and Israel, the Mediterranean Sea, and Lebanon to the west. Its capital and largest city is Damascus.
Note: Syria was established from former Ottoman Empire territory in 1920 but dominated by France until the 1940s. It is extremely hostile toward Israel.
Note: In the Six-Day War, in 1967, Israeli troops dislodged Syrian forces from the Golan Heights, which overlook Israeli territory.