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'Water war' threatens Syria lifeline
Water supplies have dropped in key areas due to a sharp increase in production at the rebel-controlled Euphrates Dam.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 10:51 GMT
Will Iraq fall apart?
National identity remains resilient, but Maliki's re-election could strain it to breaking point.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 08:08 GMT
Desperation grips Syrian city's residents
Fighting between al-Qaeda-linked group and rebels means supplies cannot reach civilians in northern city of al-Raqqa.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 19:54 GMT
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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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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