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Call for Spanish reporters' release in Syria
The families of two Spanish journalists, kidnapped in Syria three months ago, are publicly appealing for their release.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2013 03:35 GMT
Fierce clashes rage in Syrian city of Homs
Government forces fire machine guns and launch air strike on Baba Amr neighbourhood which rebels claim to have captured.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2013 21:05 GMT
Rebels in 'surprise attack' on Homs district
Activists say Baba Amr under attack as rebels claim to have created religious council to govern large areas of the east.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 12:00 GMT
Syria forms government amid more violence
Foreign, interior and defence ministers remain the same, as activists report deaths of 28 people in the country's east.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2012 17:38 GMT
Syria: The evil results of doing good
The Annan Plan is 'worse than feckless', because it buys the Assad regime time and precludes more effective options.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2012 11:16 GMT
UN envoy visits battered Homs district
Valerie Amos, in Syria for talks aimed at securing humanitarian access, saw city that was 'completely devastated'.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 23:15 GMT
Syrians cross to Lebanon to escape violence
As Assad repeats pledge to fight "terrorists", UN says up to 2,000 people have fled to Lebanon to escape his crackdown.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2012 11:13 GMT
Syria: The People Awake
The story of the first year of an uprising and a response so brutal it has brought a country to the edge of disaster.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2012 09:32 GMT
Journalist escapes from besieged Homs
Injured British photographer smuggled into Lebanon as UN human rights chief calls for immediate humanitarian ceasefire.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 12:58 GMT
Aid shortages and hunger grip Homs
Activist says besieged Syrian city is "dying", as scores reported dead across country in latest wave of violence.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2012 05:24 GMT
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