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Lebanon wary of fighters returning from Syria
As government casts dragnet for would-be 'terrorists', residents with ties to Syrian rebel groups flee farther north.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2014 12:41 GMT
The perils of 'friendly fire' in Lebanon
Residents in this northern town live in fear after daily cross-border firing by Syrian forces.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 12:35 GMT
Syria rebels take control of strategic town
Rebels cut off government troops' supply route out of Aleppo, as President Assad warns US against military action.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 20:56 GMT
Lebanon condemns Syria strike on border town
An estimated 15,000 Syrians are taking refuge in Lebanese border town of Arsal and many locals oppose the Assad regime.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 15:31 GMT
Syrian planes bomb Lebanon border area
Officials report casualties in the air strike, which reportedly targeted Syrian rebel positions in Arsal town.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 00:10 GMT
Giving Syria's armed struggle legitimacy
Some in the divided opposition believe armed civilians make up the bulk of the Free Syrian Army's ranks.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 08:37 GMT
Escaping Syria's crackdown
Thousands of Syrians have crossed the border into Lebanon's impoverished Wadi Khaled region.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2011 16:50 GMT
Syria 'tightens security grip' in border area
At least 15 tanks enter rural area near northern Lebanese border, human rights activists report.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 15:04 GMT
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Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
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