Syrian Alawites abandon homes

Shia community, long linked to al-Assad regime, flees as opposition fighters push into its territory.

    In Syria, Al Jazeera has visited a village in Idlib province which was once home to the Alawite community.

    They fled when opposition forces pushed into their territory.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from the Idlib Province inside Syria.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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