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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Can Nigerian youth destroy Boko Haram's caliphate?
Daniel E Agbiboa
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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