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Syria urges US Congress to block strike
Head of parliament urges Congress to vote against conducting military strikes on Syria ahead of next week's debate.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 19:20 GMT
Syria rivals urge probe on 'chemical attack'
Assad regime and opposition demand international inquiry to look into alleged chemical attack near Aleppo city.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 18:12 GMT
Syrian troops 'kill dozens' in Hama
Activists say government forces attacked two neighbourhoods with machine guns, killing 28 people.
Last updated: 24 Apr 2012 13:51 GMT
Syrian activists denounce 'siege' of Homs
Opposition fears government is trying to crush uprising before Arab League observers visit worst-hit areas.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2011 04:18 GMT
Syrian city 'under siege' by army
Activists in Homs say government tanks have been shelling the city, as Arab League monitors meet foreign minister.
Last updated: 25 Dec 2011 11:51 GMT
Arab monitors to meet top Syrian diplomat
Meeting comes as funerals for 44 victims of twin car bombs in Damascus turn into a strong display of support for Assad.
Last updated: 24 Dec 2011 15:20 GMT
UN rights chief decries Syrian 'brutality'
Government's "outright disregard for basic human rights" condemned as tanks keep towns and villages in Homs surrounded.
Last updated: 31 May 2011 01:52 GMT
The story of this ancient town is the story of the Syrian uprising: state brutality, funerals and growing fury.
Hugh Macleod and a reporter in Syria
Last updated: 19 Apr 2011 19:38 GMT
US holds 'useful' talks with Syria
But Washington casts the high-level direct talks in Damascus as accidental.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2007 01:20 GMT
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