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Syrian troops seize strategic town
Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad secure key Damascus-Homs highway after two-week siege.
Last updated: 10 Dec 2013 02:49 GMT
Gulf states hesitant about Iranian overtures
New Iranian leadership wants warmer ties to Gulf monarchies, though Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are sceptical.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2013 08:25 GMT
Al-Qaeda says it shot down Syria drone
Jabhat al-Nusra has sent Al Jazeera exclusive footage of the wreckage of what it says was a Syrian government drone.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2013 14:37 GMT
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
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