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Syria army launches fierce attacks on rebels
Assad's forces use helicopter gunships in a new assault on rebels infd Damascus, as clashes rage in Aleppo.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 03:39 GMT
Will the West interfere in Syria?
As Gulf states pull their observers from Syria, we ask what it will mean if this crisis is internationalised.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 10:15 GMT
Counting Syria's dead
The UN says over 5,000 have been killed in the uprising but how difficult is it to accurately assess the death toll?
Last updated: 14 Dec 2011 12:24 GMT
Can the Arab League end Syria's bloodshed?
As the regional bloc gives Syria three days to implement a peace plan, we ask what this move means for the opposition.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2011 12:25 GMT
Assad visits Iran to boost ties
Syrian president arrives in Tehran for talks with Ahmadinejad amid thaw in Damascus-Washington ties.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2010 08:46 GMT
Al-Assad receives ex-foe Jumblatt
Lebanese Druze leader holds talks with Bashar al-Assad following five-year rift.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2010 18:27 GMT
US names new envoy to Syria
Nomination of ambassador to Damascus ends five-year break in ties with Washington.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2010 15:07 GMT
Saudi king in Syria to boost ties
King Abdullah arrives in Damascus for talks aimed at healing long-standing wounds.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2009 18:48 GMT
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French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
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French combatants in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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