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Syrian cabinet reshuffled amid more violence
President Bashar al-Assad appoints seven new ministers, in a move that appears aimed at trying to shore up the economy.
Last updated: 10 Feb 2013 00:33 GMT
Syria fights off rebel advance on Damascus
Government bombards opposition strongholds in Damascus suburbs to fend off fierce rebel campaign to take the capital.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2013 20:39 GMT
Syrian opposition names envoy to France
Mounzir Makhous was appointed by opposition leader after talks in Paris with President Francois Hollande.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2012 12:58 GMT
Eid in Syria marred by fighting
Clashes continue as President Assad makes his first appearance in public since a July bombing killed security chiefs.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 13:02 GMT
Damascus struck by 'most intense' clashes yet
Opposition reports explosions and heaviest fighting to date in the capital as Syria army tries to invade neighbourhoods.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 23:35 GMT
Iraq says al-Qaeda flowing into Syria
Foreign minister says his country is worried that extremists could threaten the stability of the entire region.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2012 21:10 GMT
Syria's al Hiffa 'deserted' after clashes
UN observers greeted by "stench of dead bodies" as they enter former rebel stronghold now overrun by government troops
Last updated: 15 Jun 2012 06:36 GMT
Bomb attack hits Damascus suburb
Dozens killed in violence across Syria, as car bombs explode in Damascus and Idlib, activists and state media report.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2012 00:26 GMT
UN observers confirm Syria aerial attacks
Monitors and joint envoy Annan cite increasing use of helicopter gunships, mortars and tanks against opposition areas.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 03:56 GMT
Syrian soldiers 'killed' in Rastan clashes
At least 23 soldiers die in clashes in central town, activists say, as Arab League-backed talks in Cairo are postponed.
Last updated: 14 May 2012 20:48 GMT
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