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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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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.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
Deadly clashes erupt as thousands of Palestinians protest against mounting death toll in Gaza.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's war against Ebola
Medical facilities are fiercely battling the world's largest outbreak of the deadly disease.
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