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The village of Bukata is located in the Golan Heights, an area Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War. Thousands living in Druse villages like Bukata have turned out to show support for Syria's President Bashar Assad as he faces anti-government protests. But the pro-reform wave stirs mixed feelings for the 20,000 Druse, who never stopped seeing themselves as Syrian but are used to freedoms under Israeli rule. (Associated Press)

The village of Bukata is located in the Golan Heights, an area Israel captured from Syria in the 1967 Middle East War. Thousands living in Druse villages like Bukata have turned out to show support for Syria's President Bashar Assad as he faces anti-government protests. But the pro-reform wave stirs mixed feelings for the 20,000 Druse, who never stopped seeing themselves as Syrian but are used to freedoms under Israeli rule. (Associated Press)

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