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Syria and Iran condemn Damascus air strikes
Israel refuses to confirm or deny reports but says it will not allow "sophisticated weapons" to fall into enemy hands.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 15:25 GMT
The widening war in the Middle East
The air strikes will embolden Syria's Assad to play the nationalist card to strengthen support among his loyalists.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 10:52 GMT
Garbage divides Syrian neighbourhood
Trash has been piling up in the district of Alaya, where waste collectors say they have faced repeated attacks.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2014 10:22 GMT
Syria says Israeli jets hit Damascus
Israel yet to react to state TV's claim its jets struck two places, one near Damascus airport, but caused no casualties.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 23:46 GMT
Syria: The Last Assignment
Cameraman Yasser al-Jumaili's unseen footage takes us into the lives of Syrian rebels – but he pays the ultimate price.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 15:16 GMT
Disappearing Crimea's anti-Russia activists
Opponents of Russia's annexation are being abducted and killed amid reports of escalating human rights abuses.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2014 10:35 GMT
Syria: US raids have failed to weaken ISIL
Foreign Minister Moualem says coalition's air strikes having little impact, as his government urges Turkey to do more.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2014 07:51 GMT
Report: Syria army kills dozens of rebels
State media says Syrian troops have killed nearly 50 fighters in an ambush in largely rebel-held village near Damascus.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2014 15:06 GMT
War refugees caught in a no man's land
An estimated 30,000 people, mostly Syrian war refugees, are expected to cross into Greece this year.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2014 10:34 GMT
Heavy fighting reported in Damascus suburb
As Assad forces try to wrest Jobar, monitoring group attributes 785 ISIL fighters' deaths to US-led air campaign so far.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2014 18:21 GMT
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