Analysis: Syrian Conflict Could Awaken Radicalized Sunni Giant In Levant

The Muslim Sunni community of the Levant, traditionally known for its liberal and moderate character, is becoming radicalized by the bloody events in Syria where a pre-dominantly Alawite regime has been using its armed forces to crush a 15-month-long uprising led by the Sunnis that make up over 80 percent of the country’s population.

Druze Sheikh Akl condemns murder of Sunni cleric

Druze spiritual leader Sheikh Akl Naim Hassan condemned the murder of Sunni cleric Sheikh Ahmad Abdel Wahid on Sunday, National News Agency reported. “ I call on everyone to practice self-restraint , calm down and be [wise],” NNA quoted Hassan as saying. Hassan offered his condolences to Dar el Fatwa , called for punishing the […]