In the predominantly Druze
Chouf-Aley district, Jumblatt has submitted candidates for three out of the four possible Druze
seats -- Taymour Jumblatt, Marwan Hamadeh from Chouf and Akram Chehayeb from Aley.
DEBKAfile's military sources estimate that the only way the rebels can escape the Syrian-Hizbullah crunch is by going on the offensive against the Druze
village of Hader to break open an escape route to the southwest.
After a car bomb detonated in the village of Hader, which killed nine and injured 23 in the mostly ethnic Druze
population, Israel has vowed to 'protect' the village of Hader over potential spillover from Syria's conflict.
Summary: As more Druze
choose to marry outside their faith the Druze
community fears eventual extinction due to their small numbers
Download Arslan calls for urgent Druze
meeting NNA - Lebanese Democratic Gathering Leader, Displaced Minister Talal Arslan, on Thursday stepped up calls for an urgent meeting that gathers Druze
sect MPs and Ministers to discuss what he described as the Druze
dwindling participation in the state authority.
of Belgrade is a fiction novel written by the Lebanese writer and journalist Rabee Gaber.
Syrian authorities have detained a member of Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front who admitted the group's responsibility for a double bomb attack in the country's Druze
heartland, state media said Sunday.
Halabi draws on written and oral sources and his own 40 years in Druze
affairs to present a portrait of an important religious and cultural minority in Lebanon.
Synopsis: The Druze
are a much-misunderstood Muslim sect primarily inhabiting the Levant.
Israel arrested 9 Druze
last night during the ongoing investigations into theattacks on an Israeli military ambulance last month, which resulted in the killing of a Syrian officerand an Israeli soldier.
Syria's embattled Druze
: between al Nusra and Assad The Druze
lie in a precarious position in Syria, being persecuted by groups such al Nusra, and at the same time increasingly rejecting the Assad regime which many of them had once supported.
KUDE[pounds sterling]S (CyHAN)- Dozens of Israeli Druze
attacked an Israeli military ambulance on Monday night, in the second such assault in 24 hours, killing one of the two Syrian patients onboard and seriously wounding the other, police said.