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Syrian troops seize strategic town
Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad secure key Damascus-Homs highway after two-week siege.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2013 02:49 GMT
Assad 'to remain' president in transition
Any transition agreed upon in the Geneva peace talks must include Assad as president, information minister says.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 19:54 GMT
Turkey's popularity dives in MENA region poll
Country's approval in the region decreases significantly, especially in Egypt and Syria, Turkish think-tank study shows.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 19:28 GMT
Syrian refugees embark on exodus from Egypt
Facing a worsening atmosphere in Egypt, many Syrians are setting off on an uncertain voyage to Europe.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 12:52 GMT
Deadly suicide bombing hits central Damascus
Monitoring group says bomb targeted a government building, as Syrian state television reports at least four casualties.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 11:43 GMT
Scores killed in Syria 'barrel' bombings
At least 57 are killed in two-day assault by Syrian army helicopters on the northern rebel-held town of al-Bab.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2013 18:35 GMT
Mortar lands near ancient Syrian mosque
At least four killed and 26 injured in the attack near Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, state media reported.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 18:26 GMT
Kismet: How Soap Operas Changed the World
An inspirational film that uncovers the impact of Turkish soap operas on women across the Arab world and beyond.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2013 07:27 GMT
Assad regime vows no surrender of power
Government and opposition both say they will attend peace talks, but lay out vastly contrasting views on Assad's future.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 23:51 GMT
Syrian rebels rule out peace talks ceasefire
Free Syrian Army commander Salim Idriss vows no let-up in combat during world powers' conference in Geneva.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 18:01 GMT
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