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Profiles: Syrian opposition figures
Al Jazeera profiles some of the most prominent figures taking part in an opposition meeting in Damascus.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 19:09 GMT
Protesters killed in southern Syria
At least 27 deaths reported in the city of Daraa as fresh pro-reform demonstrations rock the country.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2011 05:06 GMT
Fresh protests erupt in Syria
At least seven deaths reported in southern town of Daraa as demonstrations are held in several cities.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2011 13:26 GMT
Syrian security forces 'fire on protesters'
Heavy gunfire reported in the southern Syrian city of Daraa as anti-government protesters defy a week-long crackdown.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2011 13:55 GMT
Syria braces for 'day of dignity' rallies
Call for protests at mosques comes despite a reform pledge by the government after many were shot dead in Daraa city.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2011 10:47 GMT
Protests prompt Syria to pledge reforms
Government to consider ending emergency rule and licensing political parties in wake of deadly protests.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2011 03:14 GMT
Syrian mourners call for revolt
Thousands attending funeral for slain pro-democracy protesters call for "freedom" as police fire tear gas.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2011 13:03 GMT
Unblocking Syria's social media
Some wonder if Syria's decision to allow access to facebook and blog sites is just a new way to track activists.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2011 13:09 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.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
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.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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