Is there a problem in Syria?

More than 80% of Syrians live in extreme poverty, on less than $1.90 a day. With hundreds of thousands of people displaced in 2020 in northern Syria, aid groups are struggling to meet their needs for shelter, access to clean water, and food.

Is there a problem in Syria?

More than 80% of Syrians live in extreme poverty, on less than $1.90 a day. With hundreds of thousands of people displaced in 2020 in northern Syria, aid groups are struggling to meet their needs for shelter, access to clean water, and food.

Who rules Syria now?

President of Syria

President of the Syrian Arab Republic رئيس الجمهورية العربية السورية
Seal of the President of Syria
Presidential Standard of Syria
Incumbent Bashar al-Assad since 17 July 2000
Style Mr President (informal) His Excellency (diplomatic)

Is it safe in Syria?

The security situation in Syria is extremely dangerous due to military conflict, including air strikes, and very high levels of violence, terrorism and kidnapping. Chemical weapons could be used in conflicts. If you’re in Syria despite our advice, avoid possible terrorist targets.

Is Syria a rich or poor country?

About 80% of Syrians lived at or below the poverty level as of 2017, a 45% increase since 2007. The main cause of the sharp rise in poverty is the Syrian Civil War, which has destroyed health care infrastructure and educational facilities.

What is it like to visit Syria?

Syria is a post-war zone, where millions of people have lost their houses and relatives, so please, be a sensitive tourist. You will see that many Syrians themselves don’t really use the word war but they prefer to say other less harsh words.

Is Aramaic still spoken in Syria?

In Syria’s northeast, Syriac, which is derived from Aramaic, is also still spoken. Other Aramaic dialects that have evolved from the original historic version of the language are also used across the Middle East today, especially in Turkey and northern Iraq, according to Jean-Baptiste Yon, an ancient language specialist.

Should I learn Arabic before traveling to Syria?

In any case, try to learn some Arabic before traveling to Syria. Religion – Around 65% of the population are Sunni Muslims but, like its neighbor Lebanon, in Syria, there are many different religions, including a large Christian population. Bashar Al-Assad is Alawite, a Shia branch. How do Syrians feel about tourism?

Is it possible to travel to Syria from against the compass?

Against the Compass doesn’t take any responsibility for whatever may happen to you during your visit to Syria. Long Live Aleppo – Is it possible to travel to Syria? Language – Levantine Arabic is the official language. You should know that many English-speaking people left the country but you will always find someone who does.