BBC News - Country Profile

This profile contains facts, information on political leaders and media as well as a chronology of key events. Language: English

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb) - Konfliktporträt: Kurdenkonflikt

Brief profile on the Kurdish conflict (German language)

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (bpb) - Konfliktporträt: Syrien

Brief profile on the Syrian conflict (German language)

CIA World Fact Book - Country Profile

This profile contains information on history, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues. Language: English

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ): Länder-Informations-Portal

Country profile focused on information in the context of development politics (overview, history & politics, economy & development, society, religion & culture). Language: German.

Federal Foreign Office, Germany - Country Profile

This profile contains a general overview and information on the security situation, politics, economy, culture and foreign relations. Language: German

Fund for Peace - Country Profile

Country profile on social, economic and political indicators based on the FFP Failed States Index

Information Portal on Syrian Refugees

The information portal comprises maps, updates, data and statistics and other information on refugees from Syria in the neighbouring countries Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.

IRB - National Documentation Package

The National Documentation Packages (NDPs) produced by the Research Program of the Immigration & Refugee Board of Canada contain a selection of documents on human rights, security conditions and other issues that are relevant to the determination of refugee protection claims. They are regularly reviewed and updated as country conditions change.

UNdata - Country Profile

Profile of the UN Statistics Division containing economic, social and environmental data. Language: English

UNHCR Sub-Regional Operations Profile - Middle East

Country profile on UNHCR operations with links to news, maps, statistics and other resources. Language: English.

US Department of State - Country Background Note

This profile contains information on history, geography, people, government and political conditions, economy and foreign relations. Language: English

World Bank – Country Profile

Overview on the World Bank's activities in the country with information on decentralization, education, governance, growth, HIV/AIDS, poverty, social protection, trade and transport. Language: English