BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:35 A.M.) – Arab residents in the Syrian city of Manbij, currently under the control of US-backed forces, have held a demonstration to show support for the country’s president Bashar al-Assad.

The protest comes amid growing disillusion with the rule of the Kurdish-centric Democratic Union Party (PYD) which has imposed some discriminatory laws against Arab people (and non-Kurdish minority groups) not just in Manbij but throughout other areas of Syria under its control.

Protesters are noted to have chanted pro-Assad slogans like ‘our blood and our souls sacrificed for you, oh Bashar.’

According to Al-Masdar News journalist Ibrahim Joudeh, most Arabs in Manbij and its surrounding countryside want the legitimate Syrian government (under President Bashar al-Assad) to restore control over the city and nearby towns.

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Amos Yee
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Bit by bit it is coming! Watch the rebellion raise incoming months. Not just there.

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ziad

i have noticed these kinds of demonstrations and militias who are rising against kurdish/us controlled areas like in raqqa and now here in manbij,lets hope it continues all over east of euphrates, ppl do not want to trade being governed by american proxies and kurdish rats

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Seems that the Kurds are very similar to Jews. Theft of Arab territories, ethic cleansing and cruelty. Syrian and Russian media should tout such protests and demonstrations. This is very important. On the other hand I think that there is a secret agreement between Turkey and the US regarding Manbij and Afrin. Kurdish leadership certainly knows it. Remember: Turkey and America are allies and they want to divide Syria into three parts. In the future, they will try to hold pro-Turkish and pro- independence referendums there. That’s the plan.

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ddas

Theire asking for help now…