Syria: Seven years of war explained - BBC News

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Syria: Seven years of war explained - BBC News 4
The war in Syria has now lasted for seven years.

Although its roots lie in peaceful protests against the government, it has become something much more complex.

Joe Inwood explains who is fighting whom and why,


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Care to explain how these "rebels" got their arms?

Author — Nabil Niloy

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Syria has been suffering from nothing more than a political facade. Innocent civilians don’t deserve this.

Author — Ridita Rahman

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In short the world powers make Syria a Football ground and they are playing a brutal game in which Syrian people are crushed by, and rest of the world are enjoying their

Author — Haneef Sheikh

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Terrible. Many children have been suffering every single day for 7 years. They don't deserve that. Take a closer look at those pictures.

Author — Daniel Bazalar

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All this border made by British after wwi by breaking ottoman empire, so they can create Israel.
And most irony is I'm watching BBC.

Author — Joseph Campbell

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The BBC’s version of history is such a joke !! And a complete betrayal of their charter and licence fee payers

Wars are all a business to get resources

Stop paying the bbc for lies

Author — Alan Tracy

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western propaganda doesn't'work anymore.

Author — CooL BroTheR

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Would be nicer if a proper expert explained it rather than a second rate bbc journalist .

Author — pablo9364

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Don't bullshit and say America is only allied with Kurds, but USA flag next to the "moderate rebels" and ISIS too.

Author — GComparizon

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This started when Qatar announced its intention to build a natural gas pipeline through Syria into Europe...

Author — Terry Tater

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what's happened to the humanity, where's the honor, where's loyalty, why are they doing this, innocent people are dying there among those brutual Rulers, plz stop...

Author — Only HD Movies

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And the BBC supported ISIS and Al Qaeda by claiming they are moderate militants. Also there is a big war in the Yemen yet the BBC doesn't really cover that.

Author — fredo1070

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WHY PEOPLE ARE NOT TIRED FIGHTING EVERYDAY? CMON GUYS ISN'T THERE'S SOMETHING BETTER TO DO?

Author — elmiradaa

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I was watching this then I realised it was the BBC

Author — Ozbay Azmi

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Its all for Greater Israel. Nothing more

Author — DAB369

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They need to update this Video as US gone.

Author — D Libby

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there isn't anything true...why are you lying?!!
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Author — Hadi Abbas

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"Whoever kills an innocent person it is as if he has killed all of humanity. Quran 5:32.
It is so disheartening to see people manipulate masses in the name of religion. These extremists defame religion and have no actual understanding. May Allah protect us from oppression and bring peace to Syria. Aameen

Author — Aaliya Hakak

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How many no money boys are crazy
How many boyz are raw?
How many no money boyz are rowdy
How many have started a war?

Author — Mito Producer

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The war is because of you guys
"The misleading media"

Author — DaFaQ DUDE