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Domestic Syria opposition rejects Assad offer
Tolerated opposition group says it has ruled out direct talks, day after president outlines peace plan.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2013 22:52 GMT
Opposition calls on Assad to end 'repression'
Demand comes as more than 200 opposition figures meet outside Syria's capital in bid to tackle crackdown on protests.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2011 16:25 GMT
Syrian opposition seeks 'peaceful transition'
Government critics meeting in Damascus call for democracy while government vows to invite "all factions" to a dialogue.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2011 05:55 GMT
Syrian opposition figures meet in Damascus
Gathering of nearly 200 critics of the Assad regime dismissed by some democracy activists as a "publicity stunt".
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 19:57 GMT
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
Syria's 'spring' toward democracy
For democratisation to happen in Syria, leadership and unity must be addressed first.
Last updated: 06 May 2011 13:45 GMT
Syrian dissident Kilo released
Critic who urged recognition of Lebanese independence leaves jail after prison term.
Last updated: 20 May 2009 14:48 GMT
Syria detains democracy activist
Syria has detained the prominent writer and democracy campaigner Michel Kilo.
Last updated: 15 May 2006 11:18 GMT
Syrians expect UN pressure to grow
Syrian analysts have said they do not expect Russia and China to veto a UN Security Council resolution threatening Damascus with punitive sanctions.
Cilina Nasser in Damascus
Last updated: 31 Oct 2005 12:33 GMT
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