Two videos, allegedly of Alawi fighters in Tripoli, have been posted online. Minus the guns, these guys look like they’re ready to go clubbing (this kind , not this kind ). The first video is of Alawi youth firing their guns into the air on their home turf of the Jabal Muhsin neighborhood of Tripoli. alawi-youth-in-jabal-muhsin-firing-guns The second is of Alawis firing into the Sunni neighborhood of Bab al-Tabbana. alawi-youth-fire-on-bab-al-tabbana These clips should give readers a greater sense of what’s boiling in Tripoli. And you can see why Sunni militants in Bab al-Tabbana are worried about the better-armed Alawis.