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Syrian Arab Republic
Assyrian Empire
Takes Control of
Syria and Palestine
750 BC
SYRIA
Babylonian's Gain Control
of Syria and Palestine
Collapsing Assyrian Empire
612 BC
SYRIA
Syria and Palestine Fall Under Persian Control
539 BC
SYRIA
Alexander the Great Conquers Persian Empire of Syria
332 BC
SYRIA
Roman Empire Conquers Syria
64 BC
SYRIA
Syria and Syrians
0
THE SYRIANS
Syrian Civil War Creates Millions of Refugees
0
SYRIA
Arabs Conquer Syria
633
SYRIA
Sunni and Shia Muslims Two Major Islamic Sects Emerge After Death of Prophet Muhammad
635
MIDDLE EAST
Syria Overthrown by Abbasid Dynasty Capital Moved to Baghdad (modern-day Iraq)
750
SYRIA
Founder of the Ikhshidid Dynasty and Eventual Ruler of Syria
935
EGYPT AND SERIA
Black Ethiopian(and former Slave) Becomes Ruler of Egypt and Syria
946
EGYPT AND SYRIA
Byzantines Conquer All of Syria
996
SYRIA
Syria Becomes Part of Turkish Ottoman Empire
1516
SYRIA
400 Year Ottoman Rule Ends
Arab and British Troops
Advance into Syria
Damascus and Aleppo Captured
1918
SYRIA
France Gains Control
of the Newly
Independent Syria
1920
SYRIA
French Separate and Divide Population of Syria into Three Regions
1920
SYRIA
Prominent Arab Druze Sultan
Leads Revolt Against French Rule
1925
SYRIA
Syrian Nationalist Draft Syria Constitution
1928
SYRIA
Syria Negotiates with France for Independence
1936
SYRIA
Shukri al-Kuwatli Elected
First President of Syria
1943
SYRIA
Syria Gains Independence from France
1946
SYRIA
Syria's National Bloc Party Dissolves Splitting into Two Parties
1947
SYRIA
Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party Founded
Calls for Unification of the Arab World
1947
SYRIA
Syria Becomes Involved in Arab-Israeli War
1948
SYRIA
United Arab Republic: Syria and Egypt Unification
1958
SYRIA
Ba'ath Party Seizes Power in Syria March 8th Revolution
1963
SYRIA
Civilian Ba'ath Lose Power in Internal Military Coup Led by Salah Jadid
1966
SYRIA
Israeli Armed Forces Seize the Golan Heights from Syria
1967
SYRIA
Defense Minister
Hafez al-Assad
Declares Himself President
after Military Coup
1970
SYRIA
First War of Lebanon: Israel Invades Lebanon and Begins 8-Year Occupation Until Driven Out by Hezbollah
1982
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Hafez al-Assad Dies Succeeded by Son Bashar al-Assad
2000
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Syrian Opposition Groups Begin to Form After Imprisonment of Leading Anti-Government Activist
2001
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
ISIS Pan-Arabism and the Unification of Arabs
2003
SYRIA
One of the Worst Droughts in Recorded History Sparks Syrian Civil War
2007
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Israel Bombs Syria Over Suspicion of Colluding with North Korea in Building Nuclear Reactor
2007
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Israel Assassinates Syria's Top Military Advisor
2008
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
United States Attack Inside of Syrian Territory Receives Worldwide Condemnation
as a Criminal, Terrorist Attack?
2008
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Using Facebook and Twitter
Syrian Activist Call
for Day of Rage
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Students Arrested for Writing
Anti-Government Graffiti in Syria
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Major Unrest Begins
in Damascus and Aleppo
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Syrian Government Launches Major Military Operations Against Protestors
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
President Obama Imposes Sanctions on Syria
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Bashar al-Assad Launches Attack on City of Hama
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
United States, Britain, France, Germany and the European Union Demand for Assad to Resign
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
China and Russia Veto
Sanctions Against Syria
Proposed by
U.N. Security Council
2011
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Obama Declines to Arm Syrian Rebels and Is Attacked by GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney for Weak Foreign Policy
2012
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Syrian Officials Threaten Deployment of Chemical Weapons Against Any Foreign Intervention
2012
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
President Obama Promises Significant Consequences if Syria Uses Chemical Weapons
2012
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
ISIL Expands into Syria
2013
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
President Obama Announces He Will Seek Congressional Approval Before Using Military Force to Intervene in Syrian Civil War
2013
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
President Obama Pushes for Military Airstrikes in Syria No Support from Congress
2013
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
United States and Russia Reach Geneva Agreement to Destroy Syria Stockpile of Chemical Weapons
2013
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Obama Signs Executive Order to Arm and Train Syrian Rebels
2014
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Obama Administration Ends Effort to Train Syria Rebels to Combat ISIS
2015
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
CIA's Shipment of Weapons to Syrian Rebels Hijacked and Sold on Black Market
2016
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
President Obama Discusses Policy on Syria at Town Hall Hosted by Jake Tapper
2016
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Russia Labels U.S. Easing
Restrictions on Arming
Syrian Rebels a Hostile Act
2016
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Russia Calls the U.S. Supplying Weapons to Syrian Rebels a "Hostile Act"
2016
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Missile Attack Ordered on Syria by New U.S. President
2017
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Red Line Crossed
Syrian Allies Ready to Defend Bashar al-Assad After U.S. Missile Strike
2017
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Syria on the Agenda: Emergency G7 Meeting Held in Italy by Foreign Ministers
2017
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
U.S. Led Coalition Joins
Syrian Anti-Government
Rebels in Battle Against ISIS
2017
SYRIA: ASSAD REGIME
Russia Vetoes United Nations Syria Resolution
2017
SYRIA
Thousands Flee Cities Under Siege by Anti-Government Rebels Syrian Evacuees Bombed
2017
SYRIA
Russian Military Groups Praised,
Ordered to Leave Syria for Home by
Russian President Vladimir Putin
2017
SYRIA