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Damascus bomb kills 14, then army shells fall on rebel area...

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A blast on an army bus in Damascus on Wednesday killed 14 people, state media reported, the deadliest bombing in the Syrian capital in...

Syria goes to the polls as new sanctions hit war-ravaged economy

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Syria held a parliamentary election on Sunday, gripped by a collapsing economy and new US sanctions after President Bashar al-Assad clawed back control of...

Syria’s army captures last insurgent area near Damascus

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The Syrian army has restored control over all areas surrounding the capital Damascus for the first time since early in the seven-year-old...

Syrian army steps up strikes on capital’s last rebel enclave

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The Syrian army stepped up shelling and air strikes on the last rebel-held enclaves in the Syrian capital on Monday, its heaviest...

Syrian doctors struggle to care for mentally ill and traumatized

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It was cold and dark in the psychiatrist's office in downtown Damascus. The electricity had just gone out, a regular occurrence these...

Syrian crowd stones U.S. envoy’s convoy, U.S. condemns

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Supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hurled rocks and tomatoes at U.S. ambassador Robert Ford's convoy as he visited an opposition figure...

EU powers circulate UN Syria draft resolution

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Britain, France, Germany and Portugal circulated a new draft UN resolution condemning Syria that drops previous calls for immediate sanctions against Damascus. The...

Loyalist troops besiege Damascus suburb after protests

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Loyalist troops commanded by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's brother surrounded a suburb in the capital Damascus residents said, part of a campaign...

Failing to move Russia, EU and US slam Syria at UN

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Europe and the United States heaped criticism on Syria at the United Nations after failing to persuade Russia to support condemning Damascus...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...