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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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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In Pictures: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dies peacefully at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
In Pictures: Nelson Mandela's legacy
Al Jazeera showcases the life of Nelson Mandela
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
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