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Shabiha

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Lunch With a Pro-Assad Militia Commander | Inside Assad's Syria | FRONTLINE

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18+ Aleppo - Anonymous Martyr Killed by Assad - Barri Shabiha Militia 8-31-12 Syria

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Syria Shabiha Militia Invade University of Qalamoun 11 16 11

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Syria Shabiha militia fighters captured by FSA

Shabiha are mostly Alawite groups of armed militia in support of the Ba'ath Party government of Syria, led by the Al-Assad family. However, in the Aleppo Governorate, Shabiha are composed entirely from the loyal pro-Assad Sunni tribes such as al-Berri, al-Baggara, al-Hasasne and al-Zeido. In the city of Aleppo itself it was led by a powerful Sunni Arab al-Berri tribe.
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