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Syria's Alawite activists stuck in the middle
Despite fears of sectarianism if the regime falls, some in the Alawite minority are speaking out against Assad.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 00:05 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
A tale of two Syrian villages: Part two
Communities are divided, with Alawite and Sunni villages each blaming the other for rising sectarianism.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2011 12:35 GMT
Assad's Alawites: An entrenched community
Nir Rosen spends time deep inside Syria's pro-regime Alawite community.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2011 13:14 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
A conversation with Grand Mufti Hassoun
Grand Mufti Hassoun, whose 22-year-old son was recently assassinated in Syria, is a supporter of Bashar al-Assad.
Last updated: 03 Oct 2011 15:13 GMT
The tides of mosques
Protesters were hoping Ramadan would prove a turning point, yet the powerful regime managed to quash most dissent.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2011 15:50 GMT
Syria's symphony of scorn
Criticism of the Assad regime spreads wider, as families grieve for protesters who have been killed in the crackdown.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 13:07 GMT
Ghosts in the mosques
Opposition to the Syrian regime runs deep, as women, children, and the elderly take part in the resistance.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2011 07:26 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
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Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
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In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
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