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Lebanon Alawite leader charged for incitement
Senior member of Alawite party and 11 others in Tripoli to face charges over "terrorism" and inciting sectarianism.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2014 13:26 GMT
Syrian war intensifies Lebanon's divisions
Threat of 'all-out war' between Sunni and Alawite neighbours in north Tripoli as Syrian conflict spills over the border.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2013 10:53 GMT
Syria Alawites face mistrust from opposition
Some Alawites working against President Bashar al-Assad, himself an Alawite, are still viewed as spies.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2012 16:56 GMT
Al-Nusra triggers fears of Syria sectarianism
Experts say group claiming recent bombings may benefit the regime, as it tries to ignite sectarian war.
Last updated: 14 May 2012 06:03 GMT
Q&A: Nir Rosen on Syrian sectarianism
Journalist who recently spent time with Syria's diverse communities describes growing divides in society.
Al Jazeera staff
Last updated: 18 Feb 2012 19:31 GMT
Assad's Alawites: The guardians of the throne
Syria's Alawite community have a history of persecution, but dominate the ruling family's security forces.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2011 17:49 GMT
Syria: The revolution will be weaponised
Journalist Nir Rosen discusses armed struggle with army officers who have defected to join the opposition.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2011 14:36 GMT
For Syria's minorities, Assad is security
In order for minority groups, including Alawites, to join Syria's uprising, they need assurance of post-Assad protection
Last updated: 16 Sep 2011 16:10 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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