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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMacedonian View Post
    honestly wtf is happening in Syria?

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    85% Sunni majority rebels againist 15% Nusayri minority (non sunni muslim group- close to shias like Iran ) which rules country with iron fist since 1970s . Plus all sunni countries like Saudi arabia Jordan Eygpt Turkey etc . were not glad Nusayri rule in Syria.

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    My artificial intelligence says it's those darned juice, always has been.

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    wonder who will replace assad

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    Quote Originally Posted by m.i.t View Post
    85% Sunni majority rebels againist 15% Nusayri minority (non sunni muslim group- close to shias like Iran ) which rules country with iron fist since 1970s . Plus all sunni countries like Saudi arabia Jordan Eygpt Turkey etc . were not glad Nusayri rule in Syria.
    A bit less simple, you also have Druze, Christians (including Assyrians), Kurds. It's a rather diverse place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by enallos View Post
    My artificial intelligence says it's those darned juice, always has been.

    Nope. Sunnis cant colloborate with Israel or vice versa . Why Israel wishes sunnis instead of Assad regime .


    Quote Originally Posted by poolboy View Post
    wonder who will replace assad
    l guess one of the sunni extremists . Muslim brothers has a strong branch in Syria .


    A bit less simple, you also have Druze, Christians (including Assyrians), Kurds. It's a rather diverse place.
    You are right . But all groups have no significance as much as sunni Araps . BTW Syrian Kurds have no citizenship rights and ID cards. they are kind of second class people in there and cant be MP or state offciers , no voting and election rights.

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    And Jews, though there are no Juice in the ME, all came from Europe

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    Quote Originally Posted by m.i.t View Post
    Nope. Sunnis cant colloborate with Israel or vice versa . Why Israel wishes sunnis instead of Assad regime .
    You're joking, right? I was.

    Quote Originally Posted by Octavaria View Post
    And Jews, though there are no Juice in the ME, all came from Europe
    Don't go there.
    I'll go though: Juice are Juice and it's always their fault, for everything. [SIZE=1][*******White]<---- I'm joking[/COLOR][/SIZE]
    I won't be surprised if I see Assad with a David Star on some euro protester placard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by enallos View Post
    You're joking, right? I was.
    But Assad regime and press tried to imply this. " Israel backs rebels " .

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    Quote Originally Posted by m.i.t View Post
    But Assad regime and press tried to imply this. " Israel backs rebels " .
    Yeap, there you go.
    Btw thanks for this info.

    "The lion of Syria vs teh evil vultures of Zion."


    Makes sense propaganda-wise for Assad, what else could he claim?

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    Well the only country i feel sorry for in the Middle East is Israel. After all these internal conflicts within their neighbouring states it might shift towards Israel!

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    Alawites + other shiites make up about 13-15% of the population, christians about 10%, druze - 2-3% and sunni arabs and kurds about 73-75%

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gr33kelite View Post
    Well the only country i feel sorry for in the Middle East is Israel. After all these internal conflicts within their neighbouring states it might shift towards Israel!
    "Shift" in what sense ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by enallos View Post
    "Shift" in what sense ?
    The better the devil you know than the devil you not know.

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    At least 30 dead in protests as violence erupts across Syria

    http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/...unrest/?hpt=T1

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    It's up to 49, BBC says 60

    and in other news, Syria wants to join the UNHRC in may.

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