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Turkey: 200 Peshmerga being sent to Kobane
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he has details of first Iraqi Kurd force to be sent to defend Syrian town from ISIL.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2014 03:52 GMT
Iraqi Kurds to send forces to Syria's Kobane
Kurdish authorities agree to send Peshmerga fighters to northern Syrian town to fight ISIL after Turkey allows passage.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2014 10:41 GMT
Assad 'to remain' president in transition
Any transition agreed upon in the Geneva peace talks must include Assad as president, information minister says.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 19:54 GMT
No date agreed for Syria peace conference
Brahimi says November talks between rebels and government will not go ahead, but hopes for movement by end of year.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 05:52 GMT
Brahimi in talks over Syria conference
Russia insists Iran should attend proposed negotiations in Geneva, as UN-Arab League peace envoy rallies support.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2013 12:07 GMT
Thousands gather for 'day of rage' in Lebanon
As anger grows, mourners gather in their thousands in central Beirut for funeral of slain intelligence chief.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2012 14:08 GMT
Profile: Wissam al-Hassan
The intelligence chief had been suspicious of the Syrian leadership since the killing of former PM Rafik al-Hariri.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2012 11:19 GMT
Opposition calls for 'day of rage' in Lebanon
Amid anger and grief, ex-PM Saad Hariri urges large turnout at funeral for slain intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2012 05:29 GMT
Anger in Lebanon day after deadly blast
Opposition coalition demands PM's resignation over assassination but remains wary about plunging nation into crisis.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 23:54 GMT
Lebanon tense after bomb kills security chief
Prime minister says he will remain in his post, as protests over anti-Syrian official's killing erupt in several cities.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 13:03 GMT
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