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UN envoy proposes Syria 'fighting freeze'
Staffan de Mistura says local ceasefires in different parts of the war-torn country could help get aid deliveries in.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 09:06 GMT
UK doctor 'deliberately killed' in Syria jail
Syrian authorities say Abbas Khan killed himself, but London inquest says he was "unlawfully killed" by Syrian regime.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2014 09:40 GMT
Kobane explained: What's so special about it?
Syrian town grabs all the headlines in fight against ISIL - but does it really matter?
Last updated: 21 Oct 2014 11:55 GMT
UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2014 14:13 GMT
Airstrikes on Syria: Help or hindrance?
ISIL fighters defy coalition air campaign while government forces intensify attacks on opposition rebels.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2014 19:30 GMT
Will northern Syria become another Northern Cyprus?
Turkey may be plotting to install a reliable, Ankara-friendly pseudo-government in northern Syria.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2014 08:13 GMT
A Kurdish voice from Kobane's battlefield
A Syrian-Kurdish fighter flees Kobane's frontlines from a battle he says they are fighting alone.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 06:30 GMT
New air strikes hit ISIL positions in Kobane
ISIL fighters, vying for control over Kobane, lose ground to Kurdish fighters, backed by US-led air strikes.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2014 01:58 GMT
Syrian forces aim to cut off Aleppo rebels
Government forces attack Handarat just outside Aleppo in bid to disrupt rebel supply lines.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2014 13:44 GMT
Children killed in Homs double blast
Attack outside primary school in central Syrian city kills at least 45 people, including 41 children.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2014 08:52 GMT
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