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Syria rebels target key air force base
Operation "to liberate Taftanaz airbase" comes on the eve of crucial meeting in Qatar to decide future of opposition.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2012 01:59 GMT
'Heavy fighting' at Syria's Taftanaz airbase
Operation 'to liberate the Taftanaz airbase' has begun in Idlib province, says anti-government opposition group.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2012 21:50 GMT
Syria airstrikes leave 'scores dead' in north
Bombing of Harem town reported to have left 70 people dead, amid reports of atrocities committed by rebels in Idlib.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2012 22:05 GMT
Syrian troops killed in checkpoint attacks
Rebels kill at least 28 government soldiers in attacks on three checkpoints on main road from Damascus to Aleppo.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2012 01:12 GMT
Syria: The unassuming enemy
Kofi Annan deserves condemnation for delaying collective action while the regime's killing escalates.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2012 12:12 GMT
UN council to decide on new Syria resolution
Russia and West still at odds over Syria sanctions and intervention as Security Council prepares to vote on Wednesday.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2012 05:21 GMT
UN warns Syria combatants over 'war crime'
UN humanitarian affairs chief Valerie Amos says parties to conflict should avoid civilian injury and loss of life.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 10:21 GMT
Violence rages in the Syrian capital
Fighting engulfs several Damascus neighbourhoods as Russia threatens to stall an extension of the UN mission in Syria.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 06:48 GMT
Red Cross declares Syria conflict a civil war
Fighting has spread and international humanitarian law now applies, Red Cross says, as clashes are reported in Damascus.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 18:03 GMT
Russia says West using 'blackmail' over Syria
Foreign minister warns Russia will block extension of UN mission if Western powers push for sanctions on Damascus.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2012 16:21 GMT
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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
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Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
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In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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