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Al Jazeera journalist missing for two weeks
Al Jazeera's Dorothy Parvaz, missing since arriving in Damascus two weeks ago, is now understood to be in Tehran.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 10:21 GMT
Missing Al Jazeera reporter deported to Iran
Al Jazeera's Dorothy Parvaz, missing since arriving in Damascus almost two weeks ago, is now understood to be in Tehran.
Last updated: 11 May 2011 13:46 GMT
Syria drops bid for UN rights body
Kuwait to bid for seat on Human Rights Council this month while Syria will contest in 2013.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 18:20 GMT
Assad's brother tops Syria sanctions list
EU names 13 Syrian officials on sanctions list, including a brother and influential cousin of president Bashar al-Assad.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 09:00 GMT
EU imposes arms embargo on Syria
Union bans shipment of "arms that could be used for internal repression", as armed forces arrest hundreds of protesters.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 21:09 GMT
'House-to-house raids' in Syrian cities
Protest organisers and participants targeted in overnight raids, activists say, as gunfire reported near Damascus.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 18:08 GMT
Syria blames 'armed gangs' for bus ambush
Activists cast doubt on state news agency claim that 10 civilian workers have been killed in a bus ambush.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 03:41 GMT
Syria tightens control over more urban areas
Troops backed by tanks have reportedly entered Tafas in the south and the central city of Homs.
Last updated: 08 May 2011 20:04 GMT
Deaths reported as Syrian forces storm city
Four women among six civilians killed in a tank-backed army raid on besieged coastal city of Baniyas, activist says.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 18:30 GMT
More deaths on Syria's 'day of defiance'
Up to 30 reportedly killed in the cities of Homs and Hama, as protesters around the country take to the streets.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 04:25 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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