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Syrian (other)
A Syrian
Syrian
is a citizen of the Syrian
Syrian
Arab Republic
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Jordanian People
Jordanians
Jordanians
(Arabic: أردنيون), also known as the Jordanian people (Arabic: الشعب الأردني ALA-LC: al-sha‘ab al-ūrdunī) are the citizens of Jordan, who share a common Levantine Semitic ancestry. Some 98% percent of Jordanians
Jordanians
are Arabs, while the remaining 2% are other ethnic minorities.[1] Jordan
Jordan
has a population of approximately 9,531,712 inhabitants (Female: 47%; Males: 53%) as of 2015. Around 2.9 million were non-citizens, a figure including refugees, legal and illegal immigrants.[2] Jordan's annual population growth rate stood at 2.05% in 2017, with an average of three children per woman. There were 1,977,534 households in Jordan
Jordan
in 2015, with an average of 4.8 persons per household.[2] The official language is Arabic, while English is the second most widely spoken language by Jordanians. It is also widely used in commerce and government
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Christianity
Christianity[note 1] is an Abrahamic monotheistic religious system of beliefs and practices based on the life and teachings of Jesus
Jesus
of Nazareth. Its adherents, known as Christians, believe that Jesus
Jesus
Christ is the Son of God
Son of God
and savior of all people, whose coming as the Messiah
Messiah
was prophesied in the Hebrew Scriptures of Judaism, called Old Testament
Old Testament
in Christianity, and chronicled in the New Testament.[2] Christianity
Christianity
finds its beginning as a Second Temple Judaic sect in the 1st century in the Roman province
Roman province
of Judea. Jesus' apostles and their followers spread around Syria, Europe, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, Transcaucasia, Egypt, and Ethiopia, despite initial persecution
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Greek Orthodox Church Of Antioch
The Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Orthodox Church
of Antioch, also known as the Antiochian Orthodox Church (Greek: Πατριαρχεῖον Ἀντιοχείας, Patriarcheîon Antiocheías; Arabic: بطريركية أنطاكية وسائر المشرق للروم الأرثوذكس‎, Baṭriyarkiyya Anṭākiya wa-Sāʾir al-Mashriq li'l-Rūm al-Urthūdhuks), is an autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church within the wider communion of Eastern Orthodox Christianity
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Melkite Greek Catholic Church
The Melkite
Melkite
(Greek) Catholic Church
Catholic Church
(Arabic: كنيسة الروم الملكيين الكاثوليك‎, Kanīsat ar-Rūm al-Malakiyyīn al-Kāṯūlīk) is an Eastern Catholic
Eastern Catholic
Church in full communion with the Holy See
Holy See
as part of the worldwide Catholic Church. The Melkites, Byzantine Rite
Byzantine Rite
Catholics of mixed Eastern Mediterranean (Levantine) and Greek origin, trace their history to the early Christians of Antioch, formerly part of Syria
Syria
and now in Turkey, of the 1st century AD, where Christianity was introduced by Saint Peter.[2][3] It is headed by His Beatitude Youssef Absi, S.M.S.P. The Melkite
Melkite
Church is a cognate (or sister ethno-cultural group) of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch, from which it separated de facto in the mid-18th century
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Syriac Orthodox Church
Classical Syriac: ܥܺܕܬܳܐ ܣܽܘ̣ܪܝܳܝܬܳܐ ܬܪܺܝܨܰܬ ܫܽܘ̣ܒ̥ܚܳܐ‎ Arabic: الكنيسة السريانية الأرثوذكسية‎ Malayalam: സുറിയാനി ഓര്‍ത്തഡോക്സ്‌ സഭClassification Oriental OrthodoxyScripture PeshittaTheology MiaphysitismPolity EpiscopalPrimate Patriarch
Patriarch
Ignatius Aphrem IICatholicate of India Jacobite Syrian Christian ChurchRegion Levant, Iraq, Turkey, India Diaspora: notably in Sweden, Germany, United King
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Assyrian Church Of The East
The Assyrian Church of the East
Church of the East
(Classical Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܕܡܕܢܚܐ ܕܐܬܘܖ̈ܝܐ‎ ʻĒdtā d-Madenḥā d-Ātorāyē), officially the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East[3] (ʻEdtā Qaddīštā wa-Šlīḥāitā Qātolīqī d-Madenḥā d-Ātorāyē), is an Eastern Christian
Eastern Christian
Church that follows the traditional christology and ecclesiology of the historical Church of the East.[4] It belongs to the eastern branch of Syriac Christianity, and uses the East Syrian Rite
East Syrian Rite
in its liturgy. Its main spoken language is Syriac, a dialect of Eastern Aramaic, and the majority of its adherents are ethnic Assyrians. It is officially headquartered in the city of Erbil
Erbil
in northern Iraq, and its original area also spreads into south-eastern Turkey
Turkey
and north-western Iran, corresponding to ancient Assyria
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Chaldean Catholic Church
The Chaldean Catholic Church
Catholic Church
(Classical Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܟܠܕܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝܬܐ‎, ʿīdtha kaldetha qāthuliqetha; Arabic: الكنيسة الكلدانية al-Kanīsa al-kaldāniyya; Latin: Ecclesia Chaldaeorum Catholica, lit. ' Catholic Church
Catholic Church
of the Chaldeans') is an Eastern Catholic
Eastern Catholic
particular church (sui juris) in full communion with the Holy See
Holy See
and the rest of the Catholic Church, with the Chaldean Patriarchate
Patriarchate
having been originally formed out of the Church of the East
Church of the East
in 1552. Employing the East Syriac Rite
East Syriac Rite
in Syriac language
Syriac language
in its liturgy, it is part of Syriac Christianity
Syriac Christianity
by heritage
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Druze
WesternRevelation Divine illumination Divine lightIslamicTa'wil Irfan Nūr Sufism IsmāʿīlīsmEasternJnana Bodhi PrajnaBuddhism HinduismGnostic sectsList of Gnostic sectsSyrian-EgypticSethianismSamaritan Baptist sectsDositheos Simon Magus
Simon Magus
(Simonians) Menander Basilides
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Syrian Jews
Syrian Jews
Jews
(Hebrew: יהודי סוריה‎ Yehudey Surya, Arabic: الْيَهُود السُّورِيُّون‎ al-Yahūd as-Sūriyyūn, colloquially called SYs /ˈɛswaɪz/ in the United States) are Jews
Jews
who lived in the region of the modern state of Syria, and their descendants born outside Syria. Syrian Jews
Jews
derive their origin from two groups: from the Jews
Jews
who inhabited the region of today's Syria
Syria
from ancient times (known as Musta'arabi Jews, and sometimes classified as Mizrahi Jews, a generic term for the Jews
Jews
with an extended history in the Middle East or North Africa); and from the Sephardi Jews
Sephardi Jews
(referring to Jews
Jews
with an extended history in the Iberian Peninsula, i.e
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Lebanese People
Islam
Islam
(59.5%):2 (Shia,3 Sunni,3 Alawites, Ismailis, progressive Muslims[28] and Druze)4 Christianity
Christianity
(40.5%):1 (Maronite, Greek Orthodox, Melkite and Protestant)Related ethnic groupsOther Semitic-speaking peoples# Lebanese Christians of all denominations constitute the majority of all Lebanese worldwide, but represent only a large minority within Lebanon.Lebanese Muslims of all denominations represent a majority within Lebanon, but add up to only a large minority of all Lebanese worldwide. Shias and Sunnis account for 54% of Lebanon's population together, even split in half (27%). In Lebanon, the Druze
Druze
quasi-Muslim sect is officially categorized as a Muslim denomination by the Lebanese government.This article contains Arabic
Arabic
text
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Palestinian People
The Palestinian people
Palestinian people
(Arabic: الشعب الفلسطيني‎, ash-sha‘b al-Filasṭīnī), also referred to as Palestinians (Arabic: الفلسطينيون‎, al-Filasṭīniyyūn, Hebrew: פָלַסְטִינִים‬) or Palestinian Arabs
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Shi'a
Sunni
Sunni
theological traditionsIlm al-KalamAsh'ari1 Maturidi Sunni
Sunni
Murji'ah Traditionalist2Shi'a Twelver3PrinciplesTawhid Adalah Prophecy Imamah QiyamahPracticesSalah Sawm Zakat Hajj Khums Jihad Commandin
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Arabs
Historically: Arabian mythology (Hubal · al-Lāt · Al-‘Uzzá · Manāt · Other Goddesses) Predominantly: Islam (Sunni · Shia · Sufi · Ibadi · Alawite · Ismaili) Sizable minority: Christianity (Eastern Orthodox · Maronite · Coptic Orthodox · Greek Orthodox · Greek Catholic · Chaldean Christian) Smaller minority: Other monotheistic religions (Druze · Bahá'í Faith · Sabianism · Bábism · Mandaeism)Related ethnic groupsOther Afroasiatic-speaking peoplesa Arab
Arab
ethnicity should not be confused with non- Arab
Arab
ethnicities that are also native to the Arab
Arab
world.[30] b Not all Arabs
Arabs
are Muslims
Muslims
and not all Muslims
Muslims
are Arabs
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Jews
Enlarged population (includes full or partial Jewish ancestry): 20.7 million[1] (2018, est.)Regions with significant populations Israel6,558,100–6,958,300[1] United States5,700,000–10,000,000[1] France453,000–600,000[1] Canada390,500–550,000[1] United Kingdom290,000–370,000[1] Argentina180,300–330,000[1] Russia172,000–440,000[1] Germany116,000–225,000[1] Australia113,400–140,000[1] Brazil93,200–150,000[1] South Africa69,000–80,000[1] Ukraine50,000–140,000[1] Hungary47,400–100,000[1] Mexico40,000–50,000[1] Netherlands29,800–52,000[1] Belgium29,200–40,000[1] Italy27,500–41,000[1]  Switzerland18,600–25,000[1] Chile18,300–26,000[1] Uruguay16,700–25,000[1] Turkey15,000–
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