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Fighting in eastern Syria ahead of election
Clashes erupt on eve of parliamentary poll being boycotted by opposition which has formed an "alternative" parliament.
Last updated: 06 May 2012 15:07 GMT
Giving Syria's armed struggle legitimacy
Some in the divided opposition believe armed civilians make up the bulk of the Free Syrian Army's ranks.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 08:37 GMT
The professionalisation of revolution in Syria
With increasingly savvy media efforts and political lobbying, dissidents are broadening the scope of their uprising.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2012 09:42 GMT
Thousands demonstrate in Syrian cities
Witnesses say security forces fired tear gas at protesters marching towards central Damascus from the suburb of Douma.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2011 03:59 GMT
Doctors to visit Alluni in jail
Doctors and human rights activists have been given permission to visit Aljazeera correspondent Taysir Alluni in jail.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2005 12:46 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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