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Syria dismisses deputy PM after US talks
Qadri Jamil was sacked after holding unauthorised meetings with US officials to discuss proposed Geneva talks.
Last updated: 29 Oct 2013 17:16 GMT
Is the US winning hearts and minds in Egypt?
Seen either as an interloper or manipulator, the US nonetheless tries its hand at playing negotiator.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2013 21:10 GMT
Foreign envoys join Syria opposition talks
Officials try to break deadlock at Istanbul meeting as rebels renew calls for Assad's exit before attending peace talks.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 13:27 GMT
Assad vows response to Israeli attack
Syria's president tells Lebanese TV station he has received shipment of arms from Russia and will defend his country.
Last updated: 30 May 2013 12:35 GMT
Syrian opposition sets conditions for talks
Rebels renew calls for Assad's exit before entering peace talks as foreign envoys boost stalled Istanbul meeting.
Last updated: 29 May 2013 22:31 GMT
US senator McCain enters Syria to meet rebels
Republican senator slipped across border for visit lasting several hours before returning to Turkey, spokesman says.
Last updated: 28 May 2013 03:27 GMT
Kerry: Assad cannot be part of Syria solution
US secretary of state says Syrian president has to step down as part of any political solution to country's civil war.
Last updated: 09 May 2013 20:13 GMT
Syria rivals urge probe on 'chemical attack'
Assad regime and opposition demand international inquiry to look into alleged chemical attack near Aleppo city.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2013 18:12 GMT
Syria ceasefire plan prospects grow dim
Cross-border shooting and shelling of villages precede expiry of deadline of first phase of the UN-brokered deal.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2012 08:55 GMT
Gunfire from Syria hits border camp in Turkey
Three people injured in reported shooting as UN-brokered ceasefire due to take effect on Tuesday looks shaky.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2012 16:23 GMT
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