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Assad appoints new Syria prime minister
Former agriculture minister and ruling Baath party member Riyad Hijab entrusted with task of forming government.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 12:24 GMT
Syria uprising: Key events
Syria is turning increasingly violent as the crackdown on protests continues and an armed opposition emerges.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 03:46 GMT
Military assault continues in Latakia
Security forces open fire, residents say, while activist group puts death toll in the northern port city at 35.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2011 15:30 GMT
'Thousands flee' Latakia assault
Reports of residents rounded up at stadium as they attempt to leave coastal city under attack by Syrian security forces.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2011 19:39 GMT
Aid group seeks access to Syrian civilians
Amid a persistent military campaign, head of International Red Cross to visit Syria for talks on expanding aid effort.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 17:02 GMT
Syria arrests hundreds amid call for protests
Prominent rights campaigners detained along with scores of others active in uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 22:07 GMT
Syrian protesters stay defiant amid crackdown
Week of renewed protests called by activists as scores are arrested in intensifying crackdown by security forces.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 21:23 GMT
Death toll rises as Syria crackdown continues
At least four deaths reported in Deraa as security forces storm a mosque after shelling the flashpoint city.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 03:03 GMT
Global pressure on Assad to end violence
UN secretary-general condemns violence against Syrian pro-democracy protesters as US and UK consider imposing sanctions.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2011 07:41 GMT
Syria to lift emergency law
President Assad says emergency laws to be abolished within a week and pledges further reforms.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2011 21:23 GMT
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