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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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