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SYRIA, THEN

2008. The modern state of Syria encompasses the sites of several ancient kingdoms and empires. Its capital, Damascus, is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. Nested in the Middle East it is home to a mix of ethnicities.
Exact figures are unknown but The UN said that  between 2011 and 2014, at least 200,000 people had been killed.