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Kurdish refugees from Syria languish in Iraq
Thousands of Kurds who fled when Assad's forces crushed uprising in Qamishli eight years ago, still live in camps.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2012 21:06 GMT
Syrians rally in support of army defectors
Demonstrations held in support of Free Syrian Army, as Arab League chief warns of civil war and activists report deaths.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 20:20 GMT
Arab body chief wants Syria monitors recalled
Arab League observers face calls for their immediate withdrawal, while divisions re-emerge among Syria opposition.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2012 08:47 GMT
Syrian security forces 'fire on mourners'
Activists say at least 14 people killed in latest protests, including six at funeral of prominent Kurdish activist.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2011 04:46 GMT
Syria offers 'amnesty' after mass arrests
Hundreds held in Deraa and elsewhere as Damascus gives those "misled" two weeks to turn themselves in to authorities.
Last updated: 02 May 2011 22:12 GMT
Fresh violence hits Syrian town
Deraa hit by shelling and heavy gunfire, as funeral processions for scores of people killed in protests get underway.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2011 10:09 GMT
Protesters killed in southern Syria
At least 27 deaths reported in the city of Daraa as fresh pro-reform demonstrations rock the country.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 05:06 GMT
Syria deploys troops after protests
Forces gather at entrances to the southern city of Daraa, a day after a protester was killed during a demonstration.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2011 21:11 GMT
Calls for weekend protests in Syria
Social media used in bid to mobilise Syrians for rallies demanding freedom, human rights and the end to emergency law.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2011 03:51 GMT
Kurdish cleric's 'killers' identified
Syria's official press has named five men whom the authorities have blamed for the murder of a Kurdish cleric, but Kurdish groups and the victim's family were sceptical.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2005 18:31 GMT
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