Druze


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an adherent of an esoteric monotheistic religious sect living in the relative security of the mountains of Syria and Lebanon who believes that Al-hakim was an incarnation of God

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The fourth Druze seat has been left uncontested, in a sign he is leaving the way for Minister of State for the Displaced Talal Arslan.
This Israeli pledge to its Druze citizens is the strongest card the Syrian, Hizbullah and Iranian forces are wielding to compel the Hayat al-Tahrir al-Sham to surrender.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted on Facebook: "We guard our borders in the north and the south and maintain our support for our Druze brethren.
But when it came to marriage, she never had any doubt she would choose within her family's sect, a tiny offshoot of Shiites known as the Druze faith.
Christian Maronite peasants revolted against their Druze overlords, which culminated in a war between the Christian Maronites on one side and the Druze and Muslims on the other side.
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Impressively well written, organized and presented, "The Druze: A New Cultural and Historical Appreciation" is very highly recommended for community and academic library Islamic Studies collections in general, the Druze supplemental studies lists in particular.
Israeli media reported today that Israeli police forces arrested 9 Syrian Golan Druze last night, claiming they participated in the attack on a military ambulance that killed a Syrian man.
Israeli media outlets described the attack as a lynching that took place near the Druze village of Majdal Shams, in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights near the Syrian border.
Rebels surrounded a government-held Druze village on the Syrian side of the ceasefire line on the Golan Heights after heavy fighting, a monitoring group said.
140/2015 dated 15 June 2015 Druze Mount next flashpoint in Syrian conflict:
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement firmly denounced the savage crime committed by the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group of al-Nusra Front, which killed dozens of Druze villagers in Idlib countryside, in Syria.
Fighters from Syria's al Qaeda branch, the Nusra Front, have killed at least 20 Druze villagers, raising fear for one of Syria's minorities as insurgents including Sunni Islamists gain ground against President Bashar al-Assad.
SWIEDA, (SANA) Druze sheikhs in Syria affirmed that the state and its establishment are the only guarantee for Syria in the face of the crimes of foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists, asserting that the Druze will remain firm in their defense of their homeland.
10 ( ANI ): Opposition activists and rebel military commanders have said that members of Syria's Druze community, a small but significant religious minority, are joining the opposition in bigger numbers, ramping up pressure on government of President Bashar al-Assad.