Rafah is situated in the southern part of the Gaza Strip segment of Palestine, at the border with Egypt. In ancient times, it was an important settlement on the Othmans road, connecting Egypt with the Al-Sham countries (Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine).
According to the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel at Camp David in 1982, Rafah was divided into two parts: One part w...
Map of the current political situation in Israel, the occupied territories, Syria, Lebanon and Jordania, superimposed to the satellite image. Blue dots are Israeli settlements, red dots are Palestinian refugee camps.
Operation Orchard was an Israeli airstrike on a target in the Deir ez-Zor region of Syria in 2007. The Google Earth Arial shows the Syrian nuclear reactor before it was destroyed.
read more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Orchard
Report on the World Refugee Day rally and march in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, on Saturday June 24th 2006. Folders include a flyover tour of the entire march route, an aerial view of the park where the rally was held, with descriptions, and a 'details and colour' section with embedded photographs of some of the sights along the way.
Syrian Air Force. 40 or 45 MiG-21F-13 were delivered around 1965 followed by 36 MiG-21PFs in 1966; six of the F-13s were lost in 1967 prior to the start of the Six Day War, and during the war itself, 32 of 60 F-13s and PFs were destroyed. These losses were covered by future deliveries from the USSR, as well as four MiG-21F-13s from Czechoslovaki...
There were eleven Dachu sub-camps near Landsberg am Lech, all with the name Kaufering, numbered I through XI. Kaufering I and Kaufering IV had been designated as sick camps for prisoners who could no longer work. Kaufering IV was liberated by the 12th Armored Division on April 27, 1945 with help from soldiers in the 101st Airborne Division, who arrived on April 28, 1945.
The Syrian Air Force was established in 1948 upon the graduation of the first class of Syrian pilots from British flight schools. It is tasked with military air operations and ground-based air defense.
The Air Force, which was independent of Army Command, consisted of about 100,000 regular and 37,500 reserve officers and men. In 1985 its 9 fighter-ground attack squadrons and an ...
Near the Jean Dolidierweg in the “Vierlanden” area near the hamlet of Neuengamme, not too far from Hamburg, you will find the remnants of the concentration camp Neuengamme. Today only a few buildings and some factory plants remain of what was once one of the largest camps of North Germany.
The SS have build a concentration camp at that site of a old closed brick factory, where also brick...
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