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Lebanon rebukes Syria for cross-border raid
Local officials say Syrian warplanes fired at an ambulance in the Arsal area, as fighting flares up in northern Syria.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 19:12 GMT
UN envoy warns of Syria crisis spillover
Lakhdar Brahimi, currently in Lebanon, says if the conflict is not solved, it will set the entire region ablaze.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2012 18:08 GMT
Syria rejects UN calls for unilateral truce
Regime says opposition fighters must stop the violence first, as it deploys soldiers in rebel-held town in Idlib.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 23:18 GMT
Syrian troops retake opposition stronghold
Government forces dislodge opposition fighters from Idlib as president says parliamentary polls will be held on May 7.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 06:03 GMT
Syria's Assad sets parliamentary poll date
President says elections will be held on May 7, amid reports of continuing violence in Idlib and elsewhere.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2012 17:14 GMT
Deaths in Syria as Arab League weighs action
Arab foreign ministers discuss further action against Damascus after failure of earlier deal to end bloodshed.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2011 11:37 GMT
HRW urges Syrian suspension from Arab League
US rights group blames government for "crimes against humanity" as activists say 20 people were killed in violence.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 23:11 GMT
Syria death toll rises as violence continues
Dozens of people reportedly killed as new footage appears to show soldiers clashing with armed opposition fighters.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2011 08:39 GMT
Syrian opposition holds talks in Damascus
At least 200 members gather outside capital a day after activists report 44 killed in protests.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2011 18:15 GMT
Dozens reported dead in Syrian crackdown
Uprising enters its seventh month with protests across the country and more deaths at the hands of security forces.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2011 05:07 GMT
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