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[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] The Free Syrian Army on patrol between Latakia... News PhotoConflict,Free Syrian Army,Hatay,Horizontal,Latakia,SyriaPhotographer Collection: Moment © Jonathan Raa 2013[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] The Free Syrian Army on patrol between Latakia (Latakiyah) and the Turkey border with Hatay. Latakia is well know for the Alawite state,The former President, Hafez Asad, and his son Bashar, 'the current President' are of Alawite descent.As the Syrian Civil War progresses, the repressions by President Assad and the military, which is largely dominated in the higher levels by Alawites, has led to increasing numbers of civilian deaths amongst the largely Sunni population.