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Syrian army regains strategic city of Qusayr
Strategic southwest city has been under siege for more than two weeks.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2013 04:42 GMT
Deadly clashes continue in Lebanon's Tripoli
At least three people killed and dozens wounded as sectarian violence from the civil war in Syria spills over.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 20:51 GMT
Lebanon drawn into Syria's conflict
Syrian rebels say fighters from Hezbollah are involved in fighting around Qusair.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2013 01:53 GMT
UN approves Syria monitor mission
Security Council unanimously adopts resolution authorising deployment of up to 300 observers to Syria for three months.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2012 06:11 GMT
Syria's Homs 'calm' amid UN monitors visit
Advance team's entry comes ahead of UN Security Council vote on resolution that aims to raise observer strength to 300.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2012 14:27 GMT
Security Council to vote on Syria monitors
New resolution aims to raise observer strength to 300 amid reports by opposition activists of fresh wave of violence.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2012 12:46 GMT
UN envoy visits battered Homs district
Valerie Amos, in Syria for talks aimed at securing humanitarian access, saw city that was 'completely devastated'.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 23:15 GMT
Syrians cross to Lebanon to escape violence
As Assad repeats pledge to fight "terrorists", UN says up to 2,000 people have fled to Lebanon to escape his crackdown.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 11:13 GMT
More deaths in Syria following fresh protests
Protesters chant for President Bashar al-Assad to go, some inspired by the fate of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2011 20:17 GMT
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