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Russia slams US response over Damascus blast
Moscow says Washington blocked UN Security Council statement condemning a deadly car bomb attack in the Syrian capital.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2013 12:15 GMT
UN: Both sides committing war crimes in Syria
Independent team urges Security Council to act urgently "to ensure accountability for grave violations" during conflict.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2013 12:35 GMT
Al Jazeera reporter killed by sniper in Syria
Freelance journalist Mohammed al-Horani was killed by a sniper in the province of Deraa, Al Jazeera spokesperson says.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2013 04:34 GMT
Syria opposition agrees to united coalition
Anti-regime groups meeting in Doha sign initial agreement to form united group called the Syrian National Coalition.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2012 15:13 GMT
Defected woman general trains Syria's rebels
Zubaida al-Meeki was the first female officer to quit President Bashar al-Assad's forces to join the Free Syrian Army.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2012 13:24 GMT
Envoy urges Syrians to monitor Eid truce
Lakhdar Brahimi, visiting Jordan, repeats call for ceasefire during Muslim holiday amid reports of blast in Damascus.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2012 03:30 GMT
Children reported killed in Syria air strike
Syrian fighter jets have blasted Maaret al-Numan town killing at least 44, including 23 children, rescuers say.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2012 03:21 GMT
Ancient souk burns as fighting rages in Syria
Hundreds of shops destroyed at UNESCO world heritage site in Aleppo's Old City, as deadly violence continues.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2012 19:57 GMT
Half-light in Syria
Millions of civilians, through no act or contract of their own, are now ensnared in an urban war, writes Brahimi.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2012 10:41 GMT
Syrian cities endure intense shelling
Activists report severe bombardments in Homs and Deraa as Russia says situation in country is becoming "more alarming".
Last updated: 10 Jun 2012 09:39 GMT
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