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Profiles: Syria's fallen ministers
Generals Assef Shawkat, Hassan Turkmani and Daoud Rajiha were considered key figures in suppressing the Syrian uprising.
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Last updated: 19 Jul 2012 11:15 GMT
Syria: the regime's war of attrition
The Syrian regime responded to protests with violence, but is this tactic leading them to their eventual suicide?
Last updated: 12 Aug 2011 07:30 GMT
Syrian forces storm two western towns
Activists say troops entered Saraqeb and that five people were killed in Qusayr, as government rejects global criticism.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 16:31 GMT
Syrian forces 'storm border town'
Tanks and armoured vehicles enter Saraqeb near Turkish frontier, arresting at least 100 people, activists say.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 11:24 GMT
Syria defiant as diplomatic pressure grows
Syrian envoy to UN slams Western 'hypocrisy' as US tightens sanctions and Assad admits 'mistakes' by security forces.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 00:34 GMT
Syria expands offensive near Turkey border
Tanks storm two northwestern border towns, local residents say, as international community steps up pressure on Assad.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 12:16 GMT
Turkey raises pressure on Syria
Ahmet Davutoglu holds six hours of talks in Damascus but Assad says forces will continue to pursue "terrorists".
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 02:16 GMT
Turkish foreign minister meets Syria's Assad
Ahmet Davutoglu visits Damascus days after Turkey said its patience with Syria's crackdown on protests was running out.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 12:21 GMT
Military assaults continue across Syria
Reports of seven deaths in Hama and Idlib province as the Turkish foreign minister meets President Assad in Damascus.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 10:54 GMT
Syrian tanks 'shell' restive city of Hama
Activists report blasts in besieged city, as UN Security Council agrees "in principle" on critical statement.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2011 14:12 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Obama's war and the Mosul variable
Ahmed Seif and Egypt's prison generation
Making desperate people's lives truly miserable
War on Islamic State: No chance without Iran
African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic
Russia sanctions: Policy of provocation?
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Syrian food finds Jordanian home
Beloved Syrian ice cream, shawerma and sweets shops have sprung up across Jordan to the delight of locals.
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