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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.
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Reappearing the disappeared of Operation Condor
Against the odds: Syria's flourishing mediascape
Enrico De Angelis
Indonesia and the Philippines: A tale of two democracies
Richard Javad Heydarian
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
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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