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Syrian opposition meets to choose interim PM
Syrian National Coalition moves to create administration tasked with restoring public services in rebel-held areas.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 16:13 GMT
Syrian forces pound Damascus outskirts
Activist group says troops targeted rebel positions with artillery and air strikes in bid to secure the capital.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 21:27 GMT
Arab League seeks UN help for Syria mission
Ban Ki-moon says world body is considering Arab League plan for joint observer mission, as assault on Homs continues.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2012 10:27 GMT
'Besieged' Homs endures tank assault
Syrian activists report dozens more deaths and movement of tanks deeper into residential areas after days of shelling.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 21:18 GMT
UN chief urges Syria to end violent crackdown
Ban Ki-moon expresses "strong concern over mounting violence and death toll" in telephone conversation with president.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 08:57 GMT
Syrian opposition seeks 'peaceful transition'
Government critics meeting in Damascus call for democracy while government vows to invite "all factions" to a dialogue.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2011 05:55 GMT
Syrian opposition figures meet in Damascus
Gathering of nearly 200 critics of the Assad regime dismissed by some democracy activists as a "publicity stunt".
Last updated: 27 Jun 2011 19:57 GMT
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