Syrian opposition urges release of priest

2013-08-03 14:05

Syria's main opposition bloc is urging the release of a Catholic priest who disappeared while visiting a rebel-held city in the country's northeast.

Turkey police crackdown on Syria NGO's

2013-07-05 09:57

The finger of blame which the Turkish government pointed at foreigners for orchestrating anti-government protests now appears to target foreign aid missions helping internally displaced Syrians.

Syria: Plans made for worst-case scenarios

2012-08-11 22:09

US secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Turkey's foreign minister say they are creating a formal structure to plan for worst-case scenarios in Syria, including a possible chemical weapons attack.


Syria rebels seize ammo depot

2013-08-03 12:01

Rebels battling Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime have captured an arms and ammunition dump in the Qalamun area near Damascus, a watchdog says.

Syria revels as protests rock Turkey

2013-06-03 11:00

Ankara has openly backed an uprising against the Syrian regime, and now Damascus is getting its own back, giving top media billing and devoting government comment to protests throughout Turkey.

Bodies, gunfire as Homs becomes war zone

2011-12-11 20:56

The dead can lie uncollected in Homs until the shooting dies down or darkness screens their recovery. In daytime, sniper fire and bursts from heavy machine guns can make it too dangerous.

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