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Syrian Kurds capture border post with Iraq
Kurdish fighters seize major border crossing from al-Qaeda-linked groups after fierce fighting, activists say.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2013 05:06 GMT
Syrian forces in 'deadly clashes with rebels'
Forces loyal to Assad clash with rebel Free Syria Army as violence continues across the country.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2011 16:33 GMT
Deaths in Syria despite 'no-shoot order'
Security forces kill six people across Syria despite an order from President al-Assad not to fire on protesters.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 05:24 GMT
Demonstrations flare across Syria
Anti-government protesters take to the streets in several major cities and in mainly Kurdish towns.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 20:58 GMT
Syrian troops 'will not shoot' protesters
Activist says the president has ordered security forces not to open fire at rallies expected after Friday prayers.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 07:52 GMT
Syria blames 'armed gangs' for bus ambush
Activists cast doubt on state news agency claim that 10 civilian workers have been killed in a bus ambush.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 03:41 GMT
Syria tightens control over more urban areas
Troops backed by tanks have reportedly entered Tafas in the south and the central city of Homs.
Last updated: 08 May 2011 20:04 GMT
Tensions remain high in Syria
Troops have entered the northern city of Latakia where snipers killed four people just days earlier.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2011 12:29 GMT
Deaths as Syria protests spread
Officials confirm 27 killed in clashes in cities of Homs, Sanamin, Daraa and Latakia since rallies began on March 15.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2011 07:17 GMT
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