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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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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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