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Mother pleads for life of IS group hostage
Shirley Sotloff asks leader to release son Steven, a US journalist held in Syria, a week after murder of James Foley.
Last updated: 28 Aug 2014 08:41 GMT
Syria chemical destruction enters final phase
Organisation charged with eliminating chemical weapons stockpile says most crucial part of operation completed.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 14:49 GMT
Syrian regime accused of chlorine gas attacks
Videos said to show victims of fresh attack on Kafr Zita, while residents show remnants of bomb cases marked "CL2".
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 03:28 GMT
Three years of conflict in Syria: No proxy war, no solution without society
Keeping the Syrian state intact entails powersharing among all its constituent groups.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2014 07:57 GMT
Why intervene in Syria now?
We ask why, when bullets and bombs have killed tens of thousands, it took an alleged chemical attack to inspire outrage.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2013 14:38 GMT
The Egyptian coup and the fate of political Islam
Political Islam must embrace pluralistic societies and reconcile religion with constitutionalism if it is to survive.
Imam Zaid Shakir
Last updated: 18 Jul 2013 14:50 GMT
Syria army launches intense assault on Homs
Civilian deaths reported as air strikes and shelling destroy buildings in several areas of the central city.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2013 20:34 GMT
Adunis, the revolutionary poet
Syrian poet Adunis may be at the heart of modern Arabic poetry, yet the Arab Spring has consigned him to irrelevance.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2011 12:56 GMT
Syrian forces 'ordered to shoot to kill'
Rights group releases testimonies of defectors from security forces who say they took part in crackdown on protests.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2011 16:05 GMT
Arab Spring exposes Nasrallah's hypocrisy
The Shia leader is happy to support protesters in Bahrain and Egypt, but he won't criticise Syria's violent crackdown.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2011 16:15 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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