How Syrian Independence Day marks 72nd anniversary of France’s unceremonious exit from Levant
Syria, a French mandate since 1920 till independence in 1946, had been under the domain of the Ottoman administration for more than 400 years.
Written by Nandini Rathi | New Delhi |
The people of Deir ez-Zor, Syria, celebrate the independence from France. 1946. Source: Wikimedia Commons