Syria Current Affairs, GK & News

State Sponsor of Terrorism Tag

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine has asked the President of the United States Joe Biden to designate Russia with a “state sponsor of terrorism” tag. Doing so will activate the harshest suite of sanctions available with the US government against Russia. About the Tag Any country can be designated as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism” ..

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Syria to Conduct Parliamentary Elections on July 19

The Syrian Government is going to hold the parliamentary elections on July 19 aimed at changing the political scenario in the country so that the economic hardships of the country could be resolved. The elections also coincide with the sitting President Bashar-al-Assad marking 20 years in power amid an ongoing war and grave economic crisis ..

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20th June: World Refugee Day

To honor refugees across the globe, the United Nations designated 20th June to be observed as World Refugee Day in its Resolution 55/76 on  4th December 2000. The first World Refugee Day was observed on 20th June 2001. The theme of 2020 World Refugee Day: Every Action Counts This year’s theme is to remind the ..

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Lesbos and Chios Riots

Dozens of people were injured due to intensifying clashes in the Greek Islands of Lesbos and Chios. The riots are against the government’s plans to build migrant camps on the islands. The islands, Lesbos and Chios are part of which country? The Lesbos and Chios islands are part of Greece. The Greek government has overcrowded ..

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Syria is the Top Refugee Originating Country and has the Highest Internal Population of Displaced People

According to the “World Migration Report 2020” published by the Geneva-based International Organization for Migration(IOM), a total of 41.3 million people were forced to leave their homes by the end of 2018 as per IOM’s internal displacement monitoring center. Syria with 6.1 million, has the highest internal population of displaced people in the world, followed ..

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