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Bombers struck at the heart of President Bashar al-Assad's rule on Wednesday, killing four senior officials.
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 23:17

Rebels have penetrated the heart of Syria's power elite, detonating a bomb inside a high-level crisis meeting in Damascus that killed four leaders of the regime, including President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law and the defence minister.

This unprecedented blow could mark a turning point in the uprising. 

Find below a selection of our latest videos on events in Syria:

Syria blast strikes at heart of Assad's rule

Rami al Khouri discusses the Assad regime's vulnerability following attacks

Al Jazeera's Cal Perry discusses what's next for Damascus

Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey on latest developments in Syria

Al Jazeera's Rula Amin says security breach that led to bombing may have been 'inside job'

Al Jazeera's Imran Khan maps out continuing violence in Damascus

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta says its time for Assad to step down

Al Jazeera's Cal Perry on batle for Damascus

UK Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt on the violence in Damascus

The latest updates from Syria

Assad regime calls Damascus bomb attack 'cowardly'


Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh on the Damascus blast

Senior journalist Robert Fisk on the Damascus blast

Inside Story - Syrian conflict: The beginning of the end?

Analyst General Hisham Jaber on the Damascus blast

Syrian journalist Thabet Salem on the Damascus blast

Al Jazeera's Rula Amin on the Damascus bomb blast



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