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Syria presidential date fixed for June 3
Assad, whose term ends on July 17, expected to run and win another seven-year term in office despite the conflict.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2014 11:01 GMT
War-torn Syria plans to hold elections
Despite widespread death, destruction and displacement, Assad government will hold presidential polls by July.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2014 10:38 GMT
Syria rebels gain foothold by Mediterranean
Fighters capture tourist site by Turkish border, giving them access to sea for first time in three-year conflict.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2014 12:25 GMT
Clashes erupt in Syria's Assad home province
Fighting erupts between rebels and government loyalists in Assad's home province near Turkish border.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2014 21:27 GMT
Why Iran's presence in Geneva II is critical for any progress
Iranian involvement raises vexing issues related to regional and international confrontations.
Rami G Khouri
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 10:08 GMT
Russia: Alone but undeterred?
Iran's exclusion from Geneva II gives newly-minted power broker Russia centre stage.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 07:18 GMT
Report: Syria tortured and executed 11,000
Evidence from defector alleges systematic torture and "industrial-scale" killing of prisoners by Assad's regime.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 22:11 GMT
Syria regime's 'industrial-scale killing'
As delegates meet for peace conference in Geneva, UN says responsible parties "must be held to account".
Last updated: 22 Jan 2014 14:54 GMT
Syria talks in disarray over Iran invitation
Main opposition bloc threatens to boycott upcoming peace conference after Tehran was invited to participate.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2014 14:17 GMT
Syria: Talking about peace talks
We look at the hurdles facing the warring parties ahead of the upcoming negotiations in Geneva.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2014 10:42 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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