Syria

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The official Syrian flag, originally used between 1958 and 1961 before being readopted in 1980.
The "Independence Flag" used between 1932 and 1958, 1961 and 1980, and by opposition groups during the civil war from 2011.

Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in western Asia with borders to Iraq, Israel, Lebanon and Turkey. Syria gained its independence from France on April 17, 1946 and formed a union with Egypt called the the United Arab Republic, which was ended on September 28, 1961. The country is ruled by the Ba'ath Party and was under Emergency Law from 1963 to 2011. A civil war began in 2011, which is still ongoing.

References to Syria