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Syrian army regains control of Halfaya town
Government forces claim to have retaken Halfaya, a key town in Hama, after days of fighting with al-Nusra Front.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2014 16:46 GMT
Lebanon confirms troop deaths in clashes
At least eight soldiers killed in eastern Sunni town of Arsal following reported arrest of Syrian armed group's member.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2014 19:15 GMT
Deaths as Syrian fighters attack Lebanon town
Two soldiers and two civilians killed after fighters storm police station in border town of Arsal.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2014 04:29 GMT
Syrian warplanes 'target crowded market'
Airstrikes kill at least 30 people in village of Atareb in Aleppo province, activist group says.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2014 01:07 GMT
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
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