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US: Iran can help in Geneva talks on Syria
Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran could play role on sidelines of peace conference even if not formally invited.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 22:50 GMT
Syrian general defects from army
YouTube video purports to show logistics chief planning his defection from Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2013 05:45 GMT
Syria: Military gains and diplomatic pains?
We look at the conflict's most recent developments where kidnappings and political tactics have dominated the headlines.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 13:10 GMT
Syria opposition to pick interim PM next week
Meeting to choose leader who will oversee creation of interim government is to be held in Turkish city of Istanbul.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2013 19:19 GMT
Syrian rebels claim capture of Euphrates dam
Setback for government in eastern Raqqa province reported as tank units battle fighters near Damascus city centre.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2013 23:33 GMT
Syrian opposition seeks to pick PM-in-exile
Differences reported over choice of new executive's leader as Syrian minister rejects calls for Assad to step down.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2013 17:59 GMT
Israel tests new rocket interceptor
David's Sling, capable of stopping missiles within ranges of 300km, passed the test run, military officials say.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2012 12:32 GMT
Syria opposition coalition selects new leader
Mouaz al-Khatib, an activist and imam, chosen to lead new umbrella group as violence continues inside the country.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2012 08:19 GMT
Syrian opposition groups sign coalition deal
Mouaz al-Khatib is elected to head new opposition coalition formed in Doha to challenge Syrian regime.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2012 23:52 GMT
British PM backs 'safe passage' for Assad
David Cameron says "anything" should be done to get the Syrian president out of the country to help end the conflict.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2012 04:06 GMT
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