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Israel releases man convincted of spying for Syria

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Israel has announced the release of two prisoners - one of whom was convicted of allegedly spying ......

Lebanese leaders to meet, paving way for cabinet session

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Lebanese leaders will meet on Friday aiming to resolve a political crisis that has paralyzed the ......

Syria forces free 19 Druze women, children held hostage by ISIS

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Syria’s army has freed a group of 19 women and children who were abducted by ISIS during a ......

ISIS ‘releases six’ of 27 Druze hostages in exchange for prisoner swap, ransom

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

ISIS has released six of 27 Druze hostages it seized during a deadly July attack in Syria's Sweida ......

Russia negotiates deal with ISIS to release abducted women in Syria’s Sweida

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Moscow is seeking to negotiate a deal with ISIS by recruiting young men in Syria’s Sweida and ......

Mystery over videos showing abducted women, girl from Syria’s Sweida

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Several videos have been surfacing out of the Syrian governorate Sweida, which is controlled by the ......

Second Syrian Druze held hostage by ISIS dies

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

A second hostage has died after being abducted by the ISIS extremist group in southern Syria last ......

Pro-regime Druze militia in Syria hangs ISIS member

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Pro-government Druze militiamen hanged a member of ISIS in Syria’s Sweida on Tuesday, a ......

Israeli Druze rally against Jewish Nation Law in Tel Aviv

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Tens of thousands of Israeli Druze and their supporters rallied in central Tel Aviv Saturday to ......

Russia talking with ISIS to free 36 women, children abducted in Syria’s Sweida

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Syrian regime ally Russia is negotiating with the ISIS over the release of Druze women and children ......

Israeli military faces Druze uproar over Jewish nation bill

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Israel’s military chief is pleading to keep politics out of the army amid protests by the ......

Lebanon’s Druze leader Jumblatt attacks Syrian regime over massacre

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The main leader of the Druze sect in Lebanon on Friday attacked the Syrian government for failing to ......

Lebanon’s Walid Jumblatt affirms son as political heir

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Lebanon’s main Druze leader, Walid Jumblatt, on Sunday publicly confirmed his son Taymour as ......

Can the Druze community’s rural past secure its future?

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Ehtesham Shahid is Managing Editor at Al Arabiya English. For close to two decades he has worked as editor, correspondent, and business writer for leading publications, news wires and research organizations in India and the Gulf region. He loves to occasionally dabble with teaching and is collecting material for a book on unique tales of rural conflict and transformation from around the world. His twitter handle is @e2sham and he can be reached at Ehtesham.Shahid@alarabiya.net.

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‘Assad hides behind minorities,’ top Druze thinker tells Al Arabiya English

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is hiding behind the minorities as the bloody five-year conflict ......

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