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The Muslim Brotherhood Reborn
As Syrian president Bashar al-Assad struggles to contend with a massive popular uprising, the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood (SMB) is poised to dominate whatever coalition offerees manages to unseat theExpand
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The Fatwas and the Nusayri/Alawis of Syria
From the time that the Nusayris/Alawis first appeared, several fatwas were issued with regard to them. There were five fatwas prior to the twentieth century which were issued by Sunni scholars. SomeExpand
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The Syrian Muslim Brothers and the Syrian-Iranian Relationship
The 'Alawis of e part of the Shi'a stream; this has led to an alliance with Iran, the center of Shi'ite Islam. This alliance aggravated the oppositionist Syrian Muslim Brotherhood (MB), whose membersExpand
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American Protestant Missionary Activity among the Nusayris (Alawis) in Syria in the Nineteenth Century
During the 17th century Christian missionaries began to arrive to the region of the Ottoman Empire especially to Syria, Lebanon, and the Holy Land, in order to work among the Eastern Christians andExpand
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The Nusayri Leader Isma‘il Khayr Bey and the Ottomans (1854–58)
Isma'il Khayr Bey was an outstanding chief of the Matawira Nusayri/'Alawi tribe which during a short time succeeded in controlling a large heterogeneously populated region and gained himself aExpand
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The Kisrawan Expeditions against Heterodox Religious Minorities in Syria under Mamluk Rule
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Conscription among the Nusayris (‘Alawis) in the Nineteenth Century
The first person to implement conscription in the Greater Syria region was Muhammad ‘Ali; viceroy of Egypt, who conquered the region in 1832. He then faced extensive resistance mainly in two regionsExpand
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The Nusayri and Druze Minorities in Syria in the Nineteenth Century: The Revolt against the Egyptian Occupation as a Case Study
In October 1831 Muhammad Ali Pasha's army under the command of his son, Ibrahim Pasha, attacked Greater Syria, where he faced little resistance. By May 1832 Muhammad Ali and the Sultan signed theExpand
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