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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
Syrian rebels reject UN's Aleppo truce plan
FSA commander says proposal only serves Assad regime, amid reports of fresh violence and arrest of prominent dissident.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 20:42 GMT
The blood antiquities funding ISIL
Sale of illegal antiquities now being formally taxed by group, and constitutes reliable revenue stream after oil.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 18:50 GMT
Fighting traps thousands in Syrian rebel city
Government forces make gains towards Douma and have cut off supply roads, denying civilians of basic necessities.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2014 18:08 GMT
Syria 'seriously studying' UN truce proposal
UN special envoy describes Assad regime's response to Aleppo humanitarian pause plan as one of "constructive interest".
Last updated: 11 Nov 2014 20:43 GMT
UN envoy meets President Assad in Damascus
Staffan de Mistura in Syria to push for plan that would "freeze" fighting in some areas, including Aleppo.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 21:05 GMT
Syria's bucket children desperate for aid
A Damascus neighbourhood, under siege for more than two years, is suffering from a drastic food shortage.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2014 11:40 GMT
Kobane is a gift to Assad
The trap is thinking the Assad regime has the answers to the challenges of extremism.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2014 10:16 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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