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Syria opposition urges world to save Homs
Syrian National Coalition appeals to UN and West to protect civilians in rebel-held areas being shelled by Assad forces.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2013 18:07 GMT
Syrian opposition meets to choose interim PM
Syrian National Coalition moves to create administration tasked with restoring public services in rebel-held areas.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 16:13 GMT
Syria opposition to pick interim PM next week
Meeting to choose leader who will oversee creation of interim government is to be held in Turkish city of Istanbul.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 19:19 GMT
Syrian opposition head wants no-strings aid
Newly-elected head of the Syrian National Council said rebels need hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2012 12:30 GMT
Syrian opposition meets for key conference
Hundreds of opposition leaders and rebel commanders gather in Qatari capital in attempt to reorganise leadership.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2012 18:48 GMT
Syria transition plan denounced by both sides
State media and opposition groups criticise UN-brokered plan for unity government, as violence continues across country.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2012 18:45 GMT
Dangerous contradictions in Syria
Incoherent national policies and geopolitical rivalries are leading to a worsening crisis in Syria.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2012 13:11 GMT
Deadly attack on pro-Assad TV channel
Gunmen kill several employees of Al-Ikhbariya, south of capital, a day after president said Syria "in a state of war".
Last updated: 27 Jun 2012 15:05 GMT
Profile: Syria's Abdulbaset Sieda
Activist carries double burden of bolstering Syrian National Council's credibility and reconciling Kurdish grievances.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2012 16:38 GMT
Syria opposition leader seeks to revamp SNC
New Syrian National Council president, the Kurdish activist Abdulbaset Sieda, reaches out to country's minority groups.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2012 14:31 GMT
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