French Mandate of Syria #222 (1930)

The Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon (Mandat français pour la Syrie et le Liban in French and الانتداب الفرنسي على سوريا ولبنان‎‎ — al-intidāb al-fransi ‘ala suriya wa-lubnān in Arabic) was a League of Nations mandate from 1923-1946, founded after the First World War and the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire concerning Syria and the Lebanon. The mandate system was supposed to differ from … Continue reading French Mandate of Syria #222 (1930)

Lebanese Republic #115 (1930)

Lebanon (لبنان‎‎ — Lubnān in Arabic or Liban in French), officially known as the Lebanese Republic (الجمهورية اللبنانية‎‎ — al-Jumhūrīyah al-Lubnānīyah or République libanaise), is a sovereign state in Western Asia between latitudes 33° and 35° N and longitudes 35° and 37° E. Its land straddles the “northwest of the Arabian plate” and is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to … Continue reading Lebanese Republic #115 (1930)