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Syria troops seize strategic town of Qara
Fall of Qara strengthens the regime's hold of a highway linking the capital to government strongholds along the coast.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2013 13:32 GMT
Syrian forces battle over Christian village
Clashes between rebels and troops rage on the outskirts of the ancient village of Maaloula, near Damascus.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 17:50 GMT
Syria's escalating crisis
Excessive ideological zeal, immoderate sincerity and determination to fight to the finish are fuelling Syria's crisis.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 14:15 GMT
Where do Syria's Kurds stand?
As Kurdish fighters battle groups linked to al-Qaeda, we examine their role in the confusing and bloody conflict.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 12:43 GMT
Turkey warns against Kurdish entity in Syria
Deputy PM Bulent Arinc says country will not tolerate the creation of a "de facto" Syrian Kurdish entity on its borders.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 19:25 GMT
Rebels in 'surprise attack' on Homs district
Activists say Baba Amr under attack as rebels claim to have created religious council to govern large areas of the east.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 12:00 GMT
US recognises Syrian opposition coalition
President Obama says US now considers the National Coalition the sole "legitimate representative" of the Syrian people.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2012 04:25 GMT
US blacklists Syrian rebel group al-Nusra
Washington designates group as a terrorist organisation, saying it is trying to hijack rebellion on behalf of al-Qaeda.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2012 20:23 GMT
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Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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