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 poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.
Israel, Palestine, Human Rights
We analyse how populist far-right movements are challenging the promise of an integrated union.
A group of exonerated death row survivors called the 'Resurrection Club' fights to abolish the death penalty in the US.
Human Rights, Politics, US & Canada
We tell the story of Mouawiya Syasneh, the boy whose anti-Assad graffiti lit the spark that engulfed Syria.
War & Conflict, Syria's Civil War