#Syria Democracy in Syria: Bashar al-Assad joked about religion of most of population, emails show    Wounded Rebel Fighters Escape Syria for Treatment (www.voanews.com) Syria accepts peace plan but clashes continue (www.ajc.com) Toronto filmmaker tries to shed light on Syria's climate of fear (ww...

#Syria Democracy in Syria: Bashar al-Assad joked about religion of most of population, emails show Wounded Rebel Fighters Escape Syria for Treatment (www.voanews.com) Syria accepts peace plan but clashes continue (www.ajc.com) Toronto filmmaker tries to shed light on Syria's climate of fear (ww...

[VIDEO] Rev. Paolo Dall'Oglio, Jesuit Priest, Kidnapped In Syria?  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/01/jesuit-priest-kidnapped_n_3684907.html?utm_hp_ref=religion  A prominent Italian Jesuit who is an outspoken supporter of the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad went missing in Syria Monday (July 29), fueling speculation that he has been kidnapped by an Islamist group...

[VIDEO] Rev. Paolo Dall'Oglio, Jesuit Priest, Kidnapped In Syria? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/01/jesuit-priest-kidnapped_n_3684907.html?utm_hp_ref=religion A prominent Italian Jesuit who is an outspoken supporter of the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad went missing in Syria Monday (July 29), fueling speculation that he has been kidnapped by an Islamist group...

Like other totalitarian regimes that have no legitimacy and no base of support, the Saudis are wrapping themselves in religion. Saddam Hussein in the 1990s and currently Bashar al-Assad – the heads of the Baath party in Iraq and Syria – both played the religious card. However, Baathist doctrine in Iraq and Syria is basically irreligious. The Saudis are using religion as their excuse now, labeling the recent mass executions as preserving their religion when they are actually a message to…

Like other totalitarian regimes that have no legitimacy and no base of support, the Saudis are wrapping themselves in religion. Saddam Hussein in the 1990s and currently Bashar al-Assad – the heads of the Baath party in Iraq and Syria – both played the religious card. However, Baathist doctrine in Iraq and Syria is basically irreligious. The Saudis are using religion as their excuse now, labeling the recent mass executions as preserving their religion when they are actually a message to…

Bashar Al-Assad: We are still Ticking - Walid Shoebat

Bashar Al-Assad: We are still Ticking - Walid Shoebat

ISIS THREAT LOOMS FOR DAMASCUS - - The greatest crisis for the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad since the civil war started in 2011 is looming now as rebel groups, including ISIS, continue to accumulate territory and could soon approach the capital, Damascus.  While the future of the Assad regime draws the world’s attention, several religious teachers are focusing on the city itself, because its destruction is prophesied in Scripture. {Isaiah 17:1}

ISIS THREAT LOOMS FOR DAMASCUS - - The greatest crisis for the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad since the civil war started in 2011 is looming now as rebel groups, including ISIS, continue to accumulate territory and could soon approach the capital, Damascus. While the future of the Assad regime draws the world’s attention, several religious teachers are focusing on the city itself, because its destruction is prophesied in Scripture. {Isaiah 17:1}

A man carries the body of his mother after what activists said were air strikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Marj Al Sultan, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta on February 27, 2015.

In Syria: Four Years of War

A man carries the body of his mother after what activists said were air strikes by forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Marj Al Sultan, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta on February 27, 2015.

12/15/2015 SYRIA: An official with the US State Department told CBS News: 'If these allegations are confirmed, this would be the latest example of the Assad regime's atrocities against the Syrian people.' Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is pictured above last week

Syrian government accused of using poison gas in assault on rebel-held town

12/15/2015 SYRIA: An official with the US State Department told CBS News: 'If these allegations are confirmed, this would be the latest example of the Assad regime's atrocities against the Syrian people.' Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is pictured above last week

Differences between Alawites & Sunnis in Syria: President Bashar al-Assad's family is Alawite. Sunnis believe succession to prophet Mohammed rightly followed thru the line of his most pious companions. Alawites follow the Shiite interpretation, that succession should be based on bloodlines. Other specifics like the permissibility of alcohol, celebration of Christmas & Zoroastrian make Alawite Islam highly suspect to many orthodox Sunnis & Shias.

Critical Differences Between Syria's Alawites and Shiites

Differences between Alawites & Sunnis in Syria: President Bashar al-Assad's family is Alawite. Sunnis believe succession to prophet Mohammed rightly followed thru the line of his most pious companions. Alawites follow the Shiite interpretation, that succession should be based on bloodlines. Other specifics like the permissibility of alcohol, celebration of Christmas & Zoroastrian make Alawite Islam highly suspect to many orthodox Sunnis & Shias.

Sweet sorrow as star-crossed lovers in Syria & Jordan connect via Skype - A Romeo & Juliet performed simultaneously in Amman & Homs uses technology to reunite young people separated by war. Under the eaves of a hospice for Syrian refugees in Amman, Jordan, a wounded young Romeo reaches out to the blurred image of a girl on a screen. From the besieged & bombed-out city of Homs, Syria, Juliet gazes back. Her head is covered because of her religion; her face is masked to protect her identity…

Sweet sorrow as star-crossed lovers in Syria and Jordan connect via Skype

Sweet sorrow as star-crossed lovers in Syria & Jordan connect via Skype - A Romeo & Juliet performed simultaneously in Amman & Homs uses technology to reunite young people separated by war. Under the eaves of a hospice for Syrian refugees in Amman, Jordan, a wounded young Romeo reaches out to the blurred image of a girl on a screen. From the besieged & bombed-out city of Homs, Syria, Juliet gazes back. Her head is covered because of her religion; her face is masked to protect her identity…

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