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Syria’s civil war

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Syria’s civil war

  1. 1. By: Conner Neustadt & Caden Evers
  2. 2. Where is Syria? Syria is a country inWestern Asia,bordering Lebanonand theMediterranean Sea tothe West, Turkey tothe north, Iraq to theeast, Jordan to thesouth and Israel tothe southwest.
  3. 3.  The conflict began on March 15, 2011and still going today.
  4. 4.  50 percent of the total number of familymembers were children younger than 18. 34 percent of all households reported noincome, and the remaining 66 percent had anaverage income. 18 percent of households are headed byfemales and 55 percent of these householdsreport no income. No women reported earning an income fromwork outside the house. 72 percent of households stated that theywere in debt.
  5. 5.  Protesters demanded the resignationof President Bashar al-Assad, whosefamily has held the presidency in Syriasince 1971, as well as the end to overfour decades of Baath Party rule.
  6. 6.  The People who fought are mainly the FreeSyrian Army (Protesters)15,000 and the SyrianArmed Forces (Government) has 30,520.

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