The Unreached Peoples Prayer Profiles
The Syrian Arab Republic is located on the
eastern Mediterranean coast, in the Middle East. It has a varied topography of mountains,
fertile plains, and desert. Oil and agriculture are
important to the economy, but heavy military spending in confrontations
with Israel have hindered development.
A part of the Ottoman Empire until
1918, Syria gained independence from France in 1946. Since a coup in
1970, it has enjoyed relative internal stability.
time Islam was the state religion, and though it is still recognized as
the religion of themajority, Syria is now a secular state with no official
religion. The Christian minority is tolerated and has freedom to worship
|For further information and specific prayer points for Syria,
look up the book
"Operation World" by Patrick Johnstone.
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