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Syria talks deadlocked over power transfer
Opposition says government has failed to address "core issue" of President Assad's political future.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2014 19:11 GMT
Syria: A failure for humanity
The international community's inaction continues to give Syrians the message that their human worth is insignificant.
2013 IN REVIEW
Last updated: 27 Dec 2013 16:41 GMT
Al-Qaeda leader in Syria speaks to Al Jazeera
In his first-ever media interview, Abu Mohammed al-Joulani, leader of Jabhat al-Nusra, says conflict is nearing end.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 01:16 GMT
Syrian fighter defects to Qaeda-linked group
Once-powerful Free Syrian Army commander Saddam al-Jamal has pledged allegiance to ISIL fighters.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 14:27 GMT
Iran's reformists seek opportunity in poll
The 2009 elections ignited huge anti-government protests and crackdowns, but where has Iran's Green Wave gone?
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 15:46 GMT
Newlyweds fight together on Syria frontline
A couple fighting against government forces discover love and tie the knot amid death and destruction.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2013 13:10 GMT
Teaching Quran to escape Syria torture horror
Unable to witness horrific abuses, intelligence officer flees to hometown to teach Islam to children instead.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2013 09:42 GMT
UN official: Syria death toll data reliable
Middle East human rights chief tells Al Jazeera that UN's estimate that 5,000 people have died in Syria is credible.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2011 13:38 GMT
Syrian activists' dangerous haven in Lebanon
Bashar al-Assad's crackdown on dissent has reportedly spread to Lebanon, as activists in exile are targeted.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 21:52 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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Cuba in the face of a historical moment
Russia's Arctic opportunity
Tunisia caught between fear and stability
'I witnessed the Peshawar massacre'
Responding to the massacre: Revenge or resolution?
Turkey's emerging police state
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