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jihadists

The Assad family's long-standing mask game

Sam Dagher: Assad or We Burn the Country

syria: The Assad family has ruled Syria since 1970. Sam Dagher's new book shows how the family has clung to power at all costs, exposing their cynical strategies and brutal acts of violence.

The scary sound of religion

: Fanaticism and extremism arise the moment religion is detached from its cultural and historical background.

A jihadist family portrait

Talal Derki: HUMAN 2018: Of Fathers and Sons

: Talal Derki's new documentary provides a rare insight into how the sons of al-Nusra fighters in Syria's Idlib province are being raised to become the next generation of jihadists.

The war without a front line

: Who exactly are the jihadists in the Syrian war?