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Watchdog: Half of Syria's chemicals removed
Chemical weapons agency says 53.6 percent of stockpiles have been destroyed or shipped overseas.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 06:59 GMT
UN unanimously adopts Syria aid resolution
Non-binding resolution calls for humanitarian aid convoys to be allowed access across war-torn Syria.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2014 01:39 GMT
Is the world failing Syrians?
As the crisis worsens and the number of displaced persons grows, we ask why so many are not receiving adequate aid.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 10:40 GMT
Israel's chemical arsenal under new scrutiny
A plan to inspect and destroy Syria's chemical weapons has focused new attention on Israel's undeclared WMDs.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 11:41 GMT
Arab League: Only UN can stop Syria crimes
Secretary general insists military action "is out of the question" unless United Nations gives green light.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2013 09:14 GMT
Syria asks UN to stop 'any aggression'
Appeal made to world body's chief as Russia says it is unconvinced by chemical-attack evidence presented by US.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2013 11:13 GMT
US sees evidence of chemical arms in Syria
Obama reiterates chemical weapons use by Syria would be a "game changer" and warns US may have to "rethink" options.
Last updated: 01 May 2013 09:08 GMT
UN peacekeepers freed after Syria captivity
Filipino troops captured in the Golan Heights have crossed into Jordan after being set free, officials say.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 05:27 GMT
UN troops 'moved to Syria-Jordan border'
Troops captured by Syrian fighters in the Golan Heights are being transferred to the border, abductors say.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2013 13:10 GMT
Qatari poet jailed for life to appeal
Muhammad Ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami's lawyer says he will appeal against the verdict next week.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 16:17 GMT
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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.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
Cyberwars on the Korean Peninsula
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
In Pictures: Re-enacting Jesus' crucifixion
Easter celebrations in one Philippine village include re-enacting the events leading up to the death of Jesus.
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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