Despite fears of sectarianism if the regime falls, some in the Alawite minority are speaking out against Assad.
08 Mar 2012 00:05 GMT | Politics, Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Libya
Government forces appear determined to regain control of opposition-held areas in restive Syrian city.
11 Feb 2012 17:08 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Syria's Civil War
Communities are divided, with Alawite and Sunni villages each blaming the other for rising sectarianism.
26 Oct 2011 12:35 GMT | Israel, Syria's Civil War
A journey through Syria reveals deep-seated fears and prejudices held between Alawite and Sunni communities.
Nir Rosen | 24 Oct 2011 13:22 GMT | US & Canada, Egypt, France, Iraq, Israel
Nir Rosen spends time deep inside Syria's pro-regime Alawite community.
Nir Rosen | 12 Oct 2011 13:14 GMT | US & Canada, Algeria, China, Egypt, Iraq
Syria's Alawite community have a history of persecution, but dominate the ruling family's security forces.
Nir Rosen | 10 Oct 2011 17:49 GMT | Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria's Civil War
Grand Mufti Hassoun, whose 22-year-old son was recently assassinated in Syria, is a supporter of Bashar al-Assad.
Nir Rosen | 03 Oct 2011 15:13 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Iraq, Syria's Civil War
Protesters were hoping Ramadan would prove a turning point, yet the powerful regime managed to quash most dissent.
Nir Rosen | 02 Oct 2011 15:50 GMT | Egypt, Israel, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia
Criticism of the Assad regime spreads wider, as families grieve for protesters who have been killed in the crackdown.
Nir Rosen | 30 Sep 2011 13:07 GMT | Israel, Syria's Civil War
Opposition to the Syrian regime runs deep, as women, children, and the elderly take part in the resistance.
Nir Rosen | 30 Sep 2011 07:26 GMT | US & Canada, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan
Nir Rosen discusses instances of armed clashes between Syrian army defectors and state security forces.
Nir Rosen | 27 Sep 2011 14:04 GMT | Politics, Lebanon, Russia, Syria's Civil War, Turkey
The tale of the tape that puts the lie to the Israeli PM's media narrative. Plus, the Zimbabwean journalists' dilemma.
Media, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu
In an UpFront special, we ask his former policy adviser and his personal aide about the man and his policies.
Politics, United States, Barack Obama
101 East investigates the suspicious murder of a political activist in Cambodia.
Politics, Cambodia, Human Rights
How states have used Interpol alerts to persecute exiled dissidents and refugees across international borders.
Politics, Security, Human Rights