(SYRIA) officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia. A country of fertile plains, high mountains and deserts, it is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Arab Alawites, Arab Sunnis, Arab Christians, Armenians, Assyrians, Druze, Kurds and Turks. Arab Sunnis make up the majority of the population.
Syria Flag ~ 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 black. The two stars - depending on the point-of-view - either represent Syria and Egypt, or Syria and Iraq.