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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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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