10/07/2013 12:38 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Syria Conflict Explained In Less Than 3 Minutes (VIDEO)

More than two years into the Syrian conflict, fighting between the regime of President Assad and several groups of opposition fighters continues unabated. According to the United Nations, more than 100,000 people have lost their lives in the violence and two million have left their homes for neighboring countries.

Simpleshow put together a great explainer, detailing the key players and issues in the conflict. Check out the video above and let Simpleshow explain you the Syrian war in less than three minutes.

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