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Against the odds: Syria's flourishing mediascape
Syrian media entrepreneurs have broken the government's monopoly over information.
Enrico De Angelis
Donatella Della Ratta
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 14:12 GMT
The miracle generation
Read an excerpt from the second chapter of Marwan Bishara's latest book, The Invisible Arab.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2012 12:33 GMT
Syria uprising: Key events
Syria is turning increasingly violent as the crackdown on protests continues and an armed opposition emerges.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 03:46 GMT
The economics of the Arab Spring
The region's dependence on natural resources has prevented the emergence of a strong private sector.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2011 07:34 GMT
Syrian forces 'ordered to shoot to kill'
Rights group releases testimonies of defectors from security forces who say they took part in crackdown on protests.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2011 16:05 GMT
Seeing Syria through the sniper's sights
"Being told to kill peaceful civilians is the most brutal thing that ever happened to me," says defected former sniper.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 29 Jun 2011 09:40 GMT
Hezbollah and the Arab revolution
The group's leader keeps his ear close to the ground, bonding with the dispossessed and speaking their language.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2011 19:41 GMT
Assad returns to familiar themes in speech
The Syrian president was largely unapologetic for recent violence and offered only vague promises of reform.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2011 11:28 GMT
Syrian forces 'storm town near Turkey border'
Witnesses say troops backed by tanks and machine guns have swept into Bdama, a town close to the Turkish border.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 10:47 GMT
Deaths as fresh protests rock Syria
At least 17 killed as security forces open fire on anti-government protesters across the country.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 09:47 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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Moscow's collapsing power dreams
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