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Sigh of relief after ISIL retreat
Withdrawal of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters from northern Syrian town gives residents hope.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2014 14:54 GMT
ISIL pulls out of Azaz as infighting brews
Rebels withdraw from key town in Aleppo province as Al-Qaeda's leader disavows group.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2014 20:54 GMT
Syrian rebels accused of massacring civilians
Armed group committed war crime in August by killing at least 190 Alawite villagers in Latakia, Human Rights Watch says.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 10:44 GMT
Syria inspections continue as war rages
UN inspectors visit three sites linked to chemical weapons, as activists say regime airstrikes hit northern cities.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 02:31 GMT
Syria 'al-Qaeda fighters' agree to truce
Al-Qaeda affiliated fighters who have been battling Syrian rebels for control of border town have agreed to ceasefire.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 07:54 GMT
Syrian border town overrun by al-Qaeda group
Islamic State of Iraq and Levant fighters kill FSA members to take area close to Turkish border, reports say.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 19:35 GMT
Dozens killed in Syria in army assault
Children and women said to be among victims of attacks on two towns in Deraa apparently prompted by army defections.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2013 21:29 GMT
Syria air strikes 'target civilians'
Rights group says more than 4,300 civilians killed in government strikes since July, and calls the raids war crimes.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2013 04:54 GMT
Syria's internally displaced grow desperate
Civilians stranded in Bab-al-Salam camp in the north are living amid crippling shortages and constant fear of attacks.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2013 11:21 GMT
Syria intensifies air attacks on Aleppo
Government planes bomb suburbs as clashes rage inside northern city, while other key cities suffer heavy shelling.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 05:07 GMT
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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