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Syrian forces 'battle anti-government troops'
Residents say "firefight" started in Maarat al-Noman where soldiers backing anti-government protesters were sheltering.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2011 16:42 GMT
Would the West interfere in Syria?
With major crackdowns on anti-government protests continuing, we ask whether the international community will step in.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2011 11:32 GMT
Profiles: Syrian opposition figures
Al Jazeera profiles some of the most prominent figures taking part in an opposition meeting in Damascus.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 19:09 GMT
Assad's regime of torture
President Assad reaffirms his father's legacy by quelling dissent with brute force.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 15 May 2011 14:30 GMT
Syria sans emergency law no different
Experts say human rights unlikely to improve as laws that are equally dreaded remain in place.
Hugh Macleod and a reporter in Syria
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 19:12 GMT
Appeasing Syria's Kurds
Al-Assad has granted citizenship to Kurds in the northeast of the country, but many say protests will continue.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 14:21 GMT
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
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'Bajbouj': Old leader, new Tunisia
Analysis: Qatar's foreign policy - the old and the new
'Hide your strength, bide your time'
Richard Javad Heydarian
No escape for civilians in Syria
Kenya's fear of liberty
How citizens lead the search for Mexico's disappeared
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