A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and deserts, Syria is home to diverse ethnic and religious groups, including Syrian Arabs, Greeks, Armenians, Assyrians, Kurds, Circassians,Mandeans and Turks. Religious groups include Sunnis, Christians, Alawites, Druze, Mandeans, Shiites, Salafis, and Yazidis. Sunni Arabs make up the largest population group in Syria.

In English, the name "Syria" was formerly synonymous with the Levant (known in Arabic as al-Sham), while the modern state encompasses the sites of several ancient kingdoms and empires, including the Eblan civilization of the 3rd millennium BC. Its capital Damascus is among the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. In the Islamic era, Damascus was the seat of the Umayyad Caliphate and a provincial capital of the Mamluk Sultanate in Egypt.

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Reuters, BBC in Covert UK Program to Push Western Agenda

Consortium News 22 Feb 2021
The Grayzone reported in October 2020 on leaked materials released by Anonymous which exposed a massive propaganda campaign funded by the FCO to cultivate support for regime change in Syria. Soon after, the Foreign Office claimed its computer systems had been penetrated by hackers, thus confirming their authenticity.
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British jihadi linked to more than 30 attacks around the world was the first tech-savvy ...

The Daily Mail 31 Jan 2021
Junaid Hussain, a computer hacker from Birmingham, was 19 when he fled to Syria in 2013 ... Junaid Hussain, a computer hacker from Birmingham, was 19 when he fled to Syria in 2013 ...
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Left and Right: The Battle of the Bilge

Ellensburg Daily Record 06 Jan 2021
Who will muzzle Russian trolls; Iranian hackers; QAnon hucksters; 8channers; BLMers; Syria dissenters; Antifa tricksters; anti-vaxxers; anti-maskers; anti-war activists; Alex Jones; Joe Rogan; purveyors of election fraud manias? ... from leakers and hackers — is bipartisan.
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US to halt work at two consulates in Russia after COVID-19 drawdown

Arab News 19 Dec 2020
MOSCOW ... US-Russia ties have been strained by issues ranging from conflicts in Syria to Ukraine, as well as allegations of Russian interference in US politics, which Moscow denies. Hackers believed to be working for Russia are accused of wide-ranging hacks of US government agencies and a private companies ... The Kremlin denies Russian involvement ... ....
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Selected Articles: The 2020 Election: Nothing Will Change

GlobalResearch 01 Oct 2020
The Unfinished People’s Revolution. From Philadelphia to Havana, and Back Again. By Prof ... The 2020 Election ... UK Government Probing Cyber-attack over Syria Propaganda Leaks ... Hackers have penetrated the computer systems of the UK’s foreign ministry and taken hundreds of files detailing the country’s controversial propaganda programmes in war-torn Syria ... .
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UK Government Probing Cyber-attack over Syria Propaganda Leaks

GlobalResearch 30 Sep 2020
Hackers have penetrated the computer systems of the UK’s foreign ministry and taken hundreds of files detailing the country’s controversial propaganda programmes in war-torn Syria. In a security breach of enormous proportions, the hackers appear to have deliberately targeted files ...
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Exposed: Hackers uncover details of covert UK Foreign Office propaganda against Syria

Information Clearing House 30 Sep 2020
September 29, 2020 "Information Clearing House" - Hackers have penetrated the computer systems of the UK’s foreign ministry and taken hundreds of files detailing the country’s controversial propaganda programmes in war-torn Syria.
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UK investigates cyberattack leaking Syria propaganda operations

Middle East Monitor 29 Sep 2020
In the massive security breach reported by the UK-based news outlet Middle East Eye, hackers sought out files focusing specifically on the government’s operations within Syria which were ...
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UK Probing Leak of Syria Propaganda Campaign

Kayhan 28 Sep 2020
LONDON (Middle East Eye) -- Hackers have penetrated the computer systems of the UK’s foreign ministry and taken hundreds of files detailing the country’s controversial propaganda programs in war-torn Syria. In a security breach of enormous proportions, the hackers appear to have ...
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Overnight Defense: Senate passes annual defense policy bill that sparked Trump veto threat | Military ...

The Hill 24 Jul 2020
Happy Thursday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Ellen Mitchell, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter. THE TOPLINE ... Sen ... Pentagon identifies US soldier killed in Syria ... Federal agencies warn foreign hackers are targeting critical infrastructure.
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Dutch lawmaker Wilders says Twitter hack could expose dissidents

Metro USA 23 Jul 2020
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch politician whose “verified” Twitter account was among those taken over by hackers this month told Reuters on Thursday the company believes his private messages had been accessed, potentially exposing dissidents in other countries.
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Twitter says hackers accessed Dutch politician's inbox

Beaumont Enterprise 23 Jul 2020
The politician, anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, said Thursday that he was informed by Twitter that his account was compromised by a hacker, who posted tweets on his account and sent false direct messages, or DMs, in his name. The hacker ”indeed also got full access to my DM's which of course is totally unacceptable in many ways," Wilders said.
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Twitter says hackers accessed Dutch politician’s inbox

Detroit news 23 Jul 2020
The politician, anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, said Thursday that he was informed by Twitter that his account was compromised by a hacker, who posted tweets on his account and sent false direct messages, or DMs, in his name. The hacker ”indeed also got full access to my DM’s which of course is totally unacceptable in many ways,” Wilders said.
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