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Assad VP appears for first time in weeks
Faruq al-Shara makes first public appearance in over a month, following rumours he had tried to defect from government.
Last updated: 27 Aug 2012 02:23 GMT
Syria intensifies air attacks on Aleppo
Government planes bomb suburbs as clashes rage inside northern city, while other key cities suffer heavy shelling.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 05:07 GMT
Battles rage in key Syrian cities
State media say rebels forced out of areas near Aleppo airport as the UN chooses a new UN-Arab League envoy to Syria.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 00:13 GMT
Is the Assad regime close to collapse?
We ask if the Syrian regime is losing its grip on power or if it is still being bolstered by its allies.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 12:47 GMT
UN humanitarian chief holds talks in Damascus
Valerie Amos begins talks on how to increase humanitarian aid to Syrian civilians trapped or displaced by fighting.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 21:48 GMT
Defected Syria PM says regime near collapse
In first public remarks, Riad Hijab says he was "powerless" to stop violence and urges leaders to join the opposition.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 21:22 GMT
Clinton in Turkey to discuss Syria conflict
US secretary of state meets with Turkish leaders as deadly clashes continue in Syrian city of Aleppo.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2012 10:27 GMT
Deadly fighting rages on in Syria's Aleppo
About a dozen people feared killed as shell hits bakery amid continued fighting between government troops and rebels.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2012 04:48 GMT
Syrian and Jordanian forces clash on border
Fighting involving armoured vehicles breaks out after Syrian troops reportedly fire on fleeing refugees.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2012 04:45 GMT
Syrian rebels lose key Aleppo district
"Tactical retreat" from Salaheddin neighbourhood announced as Syrian opposition gets $7.8m UK aid boost.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2012 17:02 GMT
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