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Did Alawite pressure lead to Assad’s chemical attack on Syria’s Douma?

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Many theories have been brought forth by international observers in the aftermath of a suspected ......

Blast kills bodyguard in charge of protecting wife of the Syrian president

Sunday, 05 June 2016

A car bombing on Saturday has killed Alaa Makhlouf, the bodyguard in charge of protecting Asma ......

Al-Qaeda kills 19 civilians from Assad’s Alawite sect

Friday, 13 May 2016

Al-Qaeda fighters and their allies shot dead 19 civilians from President Bashar al-Assad’s ......

The Alawite Declaration: Assad's firewall showing cracks

Tuesday, 05 April 2016

Joyce Karam is the Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Hayat Newspaper, an International Arabic Daily based in London. She has covered American politics extensively since 2004 with focus on U.S. policy towards the Middle East. Prior to that, she worked as a Journalist in Lebanon, covering the Post-war situation. Joyce holds a B.A. in Journalism and an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution. Twitter: @Joyce_Karam
 

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Syria’s Alawites bear brunt of Assad after soaring death toll

Friday, 18 March 2016

Since the start of the Syrian uprising five years ago, Syria’s Alawites were seen as the ......

Freedom vs. security: Syrians continue to be divided over priorities

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

As the Syrian crisis marks its fifth anniversary, the divide between Syrians prioritizing their ......

Alawites’ anti-Assad movement has been brewing for years, says head

Saturday, 28 November 2015

For many observers, Syrian Alawites appeared on the surface to be supporters of President Bashar ......

Seven killed in north Lebanon suicide attack

Saturday, 10 January 2015

At least seven people were killed and scores more were wounded in a suicide attack in a pro-Assad ......

Syria’s Alawites pay heavy price as they bury sons

Friday, 31 October 2014

The posters of slain Syrian soldiers, put up by families to commemorate their sons killed in the ......

For first time, Syria’s Alawites protest against the regime

Friday, 03 October 2014

Member of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s Alawite sect took to the streets in the city of ......

FSA chief urges Alawites to abandon Assad’s ‘sinking ship’

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Free Syrian Army Chie Brigadier General Abdel Ilah al-Bashir called on Monday on members of the ......

NGO: ISIS kills 102-year-old man, family in Syria

Sunday, 01 June 2014

The most radical jihadist group fighting in Syria on Sunday killed a 102-year-old man along with his ......

In Assad’s coastal heartland, Syria’s war creeps closer

Monday, 14 April 2014

For three years, residents of Syria’s Mediterranean provinces have watched from their coastal ......

Blasts in central Syria city of Homs kill 25

Thursday, 10 April 2014

Two car bombs exploded Wednesday in a government-held district of Syria's battleground city of Homs, ......

Alawite leader in Lebanon charged with ‘terror ties’

Saturday, 05 April 2014

A senior member of an Alawite party in Lebanon’s restive northern city of Tripoli was charged ......

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