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Assad 'to remain' president in transition
Any transition agreed upon in the Geneva peace talks must include Assad as president, information minister says.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 19:54 GMT
Lebanese Tripoli put under army control
Dragged into Syria's civil war, sectarian splits in Lebanon's second largest city led to months of deadly clashes.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 17:26 GMT
Syrian refugees embark on exodus from Egypt
Facing a worsening atmosphere in Egypt, many Syrians are setting off on an uncertain voyage to Europe.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 12:52 GMT
Deadly suicide bombing hits central Damascus
Monitoring group says bomb targeted a government building, as Syrian state television reports at least four casualties.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 11:43 GMT
Scores killed in Syria 'barrel' bombings
At least 57 are killed in two-day assault by Syrian army helicopters on the northern rebel-held town of al-Bab.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2013 18:35 GMT
Death toll rises in north Lebanon clashes
A sniper has killed three men in Tripoli, bringing to nine the number killed in 24 hours of sectarian fighting.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2013 18:14 GMT
Deadly gun battles erupt in Lebanon's Tripoli
Clashes between neighbourhoods backing rival sides in Syria's war leave six people dead and 30 injured, officials say.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2013 17:53 GMT
Mortar lands near ancient Syrian mosque
At least four killed and 26 injured in the attack near Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, state media reported.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 18:26 GMT
Assad regime vows no surrender of power
Government and opposition both say they will attend peace talks, but lay out vastly contrasting views on Assad's future.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2013 23:51 GMT
Syrian rebels rule out peace talks ceasefire
Free Syrian Army commander Salim Idriss vows no let-up in combat during world powers' conference in Geneva.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 18:01 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
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Identity and Exile
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Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
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Life and times of Nelson Mandela
Trace the life of the former South African president, from humble beginnings as a cattle-boy to a revered leader.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
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In Pictures: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Former South African President Nelson Mandela dies peacefully at his Johannesburg home. He was 95.
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In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
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