Oct 31, 2012
JERUSALEM [MENL] -- The Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah has been battling toestablish a Shi'ite enclave in Syria, a report said.
Oct 03, 2012
NICOSIA [MENL] -- A commander in the leading Alawite militia loyal to SyrianPresident Bashar Assad was said to have been killed.
Oct 02, 2012
LONDON [MENL] -- President Bashar Assad has begun deploying an Alawiteforce modeled after Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Sep 28, 2012
LONDON [MENL] -- Syrian President Bashar Assad has launched a crackdown onwhat has been regarded as a leading Alawite stronghold.