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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
Can Iran help end the Syrian crisis?
As Tehran urges the Assad government and the opposition to open peace talks, we discuss Iran's role in the conflict.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2012 14:28 GMT
Syria's Assad appoints new prime minister
Health Minister Wael al-Halki replaces caretaker prime minister, who was appointed after Riad Hijab defected this week.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 17:21 GMT
Annan: Syria peace plan not being implemented
UN envoy, confirming massacres, says "first responsibility" to stop violence lies with government in Damascus.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2012 11:47 GMT
Syrian army stops UN from reaching 'massacre'
Head of UN mission says observers stopped at checkpoints while trying to verify reports of mass killing in Hama village.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2012 13:34 GMT
Fund launched to back Syrian rebels
Syrian businessmen creates $300m fund based in Doha to help rebel forces, as violence continues across the country.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 22:39 GMT
Assad appoints new Syria prime minister
Former agriculture minister and ruling Baath party member Riyad Hijab entrusted with task of forming government.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 12:24 GMT
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