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
In an exclusive interview, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan discusses the failed coup and the ongoing crackdown.
Turkey attempted coup, Turkey, Middle East
This series explores the dark and dramatic history of France's relationships with its former African colonies.
Politics, France, Africa
A Palestinian cameraman records the 2014 Israeli assault on Shujayea, including the final moments of his own life.
Media, Gaza, Israel
What is behind Venezuela's descent into chaos and the bitter ideological struggle dividing the nation?
Business & Economy, Politics, Venezuela