Five-part series following a year in the life of four schools in Damascus, a high pressure crossroads in the Middle East.
American oil companies Connex and smaller Killen are undergoing a merger, the new company named Connex-Killen. The move is in response to Connex losing a number of oil fields in the Persian Gulf region as Prince Nasir Al-Subaai, his country's foreign minister, and the oldest son of the Emir and thus the heir apparent to the throne, signed a contract with the Chinese instead. As Killen somehow managed to get the contract for the oil fields in Kazahkstan, the merger would give Connex-Killen additional control of the industry in the Middle East. Connex's retained law firm, headed by Dean Whiting, assigns Bennett Holiday to demonstrate to the US Department of Justice that due diligence has been done to allow the merger to proceed i.e. that the merger would not break any antitrust regulations. The US government is unhappy with Prince Nasir's decision to award the contract to the Chinese, and in combination with issues around illegal weapons, the CIA assigns field agent Bob Barnes, who has ...
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Syriana Airs: Wednesday
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SYRIANA - General Information
Series Premiere: February 10, 2010 Classification: Documentary Genre: Drama | Thriller Network: BBC Four Airs: Wednesday at 12:00 am Runtime: 60 Minutes
SYRIANA - Season 1 -- 5 Episodes
1x1 -- Feb 10, 2010 -- Changing Schools 1x2 -- Feb 17, 2010 -- Rap Refugees 1x3 -- Feb 24, 2010 -- Being Inspired 1x4 -- Mar 03, 2010 -- Syria's Got Talent 1x5 -- Mar 10, 2010 -- Marked for Life