Civil War in Iraq and Syria (jun 17, 2011 – dec 10, 2018)
Since the first protests during the Arab Spring, an increasingly violent Syrian Civil War has been both a proxy war for the major Middle Eastern powers, Turkey and Iran, and a potential launching point for a wider regional war.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) established itself in Syria in 2013, and later combined with the Iraqi Civil War into a single conflict the following year.
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History of Human Civilization
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