Our special coverage of the closest race for years
Explore the personal stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
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
Communities are divided, with Alawite and Sunni villages each blaming the other for rising sectarianism.
26 Oct 2011 12:35 GMT | Israel, Syria
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
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
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
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, Turkey
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America