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Lebanon charges five over Tripoli bombings
Two clerics and a Syrian army officer among those accused of plotting deadly attacks that killed 47 people.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2013 15:02 GMT
Inside the battle for Assad's heartland
Anti-government fighters battle Alawites in Syria's northwestern Latakia province in an increasingly sectarian war.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2013 10:56 GMT
Syria files reveal regime espionage
Secret files recovered in a security station in al-Bab illustrate the regime's deep-seated culture of spying.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2012 15:15 GMT
Syria's Alawite activists stuck in the middle
Despite fears of sectarianism if the regime falls, some in the Alawite minority are speaking out against Assad.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 00:05 GMT
Russia raises Western ire in support of Syria
Anxious to assert its authority in the Mediterranean, Moscow continues to stave off international action against Syria.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 20:38 GMT
Syrian forces attempt to crush army deserters
Government troops storm city of Rastan, as growing numbers of army deserters pledge 'to protect peaceful protests'.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 16:39 GMT
Syrian tanks storm strategic town of Rastan
Government troops enter restive town near Homs amid heavy gunfire, residents say, as crackdown on protests continues.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 11:07 GMT
Syrian unrest blamed on foreign intervention
Foreign minister tells UN that President Assad had to shift priorities from reforms to containing external conspiracies.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 04:00 GMT
Online activists hack official Syrian sites
Several government websites defaced by Anonymous, as crackdown on protests in Homs and elsewhere continues.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2011 09:01 GMT
Official Syrian sites hacked
Several government websites hacked by Anonymous, as crackdown on protests in Homs and elsewhere continues.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2011 02:41 GMT
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