Arab troops led by Emir Feisal and supported by British forces capture Damascus, ending 400 years of Ottoman rule.
As a result of the San Remo conference, Syria-Lebanon is placed under a French mandate and Palestine under British control.
Syria and Egypt join the United Arab Republic (UAR).
Israel seizes the Golan Heights from Syria in the Six Day War with Egypt, Jordan, and Syria.
The United States imposes economic sanctions on Syria for supporting terrorism.
Iraq and Syria restore diplomatic relations after nearly a quarter century.
Trading commences on Syria's stock exchange.
Russia and China veto a United Nations resolution condemning Syria.
"The United States, Britain, France, Turkey, and the Gulf states formally recognize Syria's opposition National Coalition as ""the legitimate representative"" of the Syrian people."