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Syria through a glass darkly
Public discourse on what to do about Syria offers limited insight into policy options endorsed by policymakers.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2014 09:27 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
Obama signs secret order to aid Syria rebels
New order broadly permits CIA and other US agencies to support rebels seeking to depose Bashar al-Assad from power.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2013 13:33 GMT
Syrian FM defends government at UN
Addressing UN General Assembly, Walid al-Muallem says armed opposition "received chemical agents" from foreign powers.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2013 19:01 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
Foreign envoys join Syria opposition talks
Officials try to break deadlock at Istanbul meeting as rebels renew calls for Assad's exit before attending peace talks.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 13:27 GMT
Assad vows response to Israeli attack
Syria's president tells Lebanese TV station he has received shipment of arms from Russia and will defend his country.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 12:35 GMT
Syrian opposition sets conditions for talks
Rebels renew calls for Assad's exit before entering peace talks as foreign envoys boost stalled Istanbul meeting.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 22:31 GMT
A second chance for diplomacy?
The US and Russia, who have been at odds over the war in Syria, are making a new push to end the violence there.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 10:55 GMT
Syrians pay to retrieve fallen relatives
Government forces taking undisclosed sums for releasing bodies of dead fighters in Raqqa province.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 15:43 GMT
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In Pictures: Thailand's Songkran festival
Political divisions are forgotten as New Year is celebrated with a wet and wild nationwide water fight.
In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
In Pictures: Remembering Deir Yassin
Palestinians were met with Israeli indifference during march to commemorate 66th anniversary of Deir Yassin massacre.
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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