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The Forgotten Minority

Gloria Center- 09/07/2010 On March 21, 2010, the Syrian security forces opened fire with live ammunition on a crowd of 5,000 in the northern Syrian town of al-Raqqah. The crowd had gathered to celebrate the Kurdish festival of Nowruz. Three … Continue reading

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Why might Syria wish to sow Chaos in Lebanon Now?

Jerusalem Post- 20/05/2007 Thirty eight people lost their lives on Sunday in fierce fighting between the Lebanese military and Sunni jihadist operatives near the Nahr al-Bared Palestinian refugee camp, close to the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. This outbreak of … Continue reading

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