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Syrians protest against al-Raqqa's new rulers
People living in northern city accuse fighters of abuses and unjustified detentions.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 00:59 GMT
Syrian rebels divided in fight against Assad
Rival groups with different ideologies battle for dominance in al-Raqqa, and for the revolution's future.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 16:45 GMT
Syria rebels capture northern Raqqa city
Fighters battling regime troops say they are now in "near-total control" of al-Raqqa, as clashes also escalate in Homs.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2013 02:34 GMT
Clinton says 'days numbered' for Assad regime
US Secretary of State says political transition is necessary to save Syria from a "catastrophic assault".
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 17:18 GMT
Envoy Annan calls Syria mission a 'failure'
UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan tells French newspaper his peace plan has been unsuccessful, as bombings continue across Syria.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 08:08 GMT
Syrian forces bombard Aleppo
Government forces attempt to regain northern area as opposition welcomes news of high-ranking general's defection.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2012 04:43 GMT
UN chief calls for change in Syria mission
Amid rising violence, Ban Ki-moon tells Security Council observers should relocate to capital, focus on politics.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 00:38 GMT
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