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Islamist fighters seize Syria's Jisr al-Shughour, army says redeploys

A look at reasons for Israeli airstrikes in Syria

Syrian rebels capture country's largest dam

Abduction illustrates UN vulnerability in Syria

Syrian jets bomb northern city overrun by rebels

Syria's Assad: An accidental heir proves resilient

French real estate of Assad's uncle 'based on gifts'

President's brother key to Syria regime survival

Conflict, an alleged chemical attack, and fallout

Opposition condemns Syrian rebel blockade

Power struggle underway in rebel-held Syrian town

Insight - Syria's opposition considers national rebel army, Islamists...

Russia positions itself for fall of Syrian regime

Up to 11,000 people flee Syria in 24-hour period

Confident Assad launches new term in stronger position

Syria welcomes UN envoy exit as peace hopes dim

Syria opens presidential campaign as war rages on

Syria's Assad makes rare visit to front-line area

Syrian lawmakers approve new election law

European court upholds EU sanctions on Assad's sister

Activists say Syrian security forces abduct prominent dissident

Assad seeks re-election as Syrian civil war rages

Syria opposition rejects presidential poll 'farce'

Syrian air defenses pose formidable challenge

Syrian troops capture key town near Damascus

Analysis: Syria has limited response options

More than 200 kidnapped Syrian villagers released

Syria: bombing kills top pro-Assad Sunni preacher

Civil war gives Syrian minorities no clear option

Syria Opposition Parties: explained

Insight: Syria's opposition considers national rebel army, Islamists...

Exclusive: Former Syria defense minister defects in break with Assad

Syrian Christians fear bleak future after Assad

After Syria, al Qaeda expanding in Lebanon

Assad's army stretched but still seen strong in Syria's war

Syria Muslim Brotherhood appoints new leader

Syria presidential campaign launches despite war

Syria election campaign to start Sunday

Syria's Assad poses for a 'selfie' as he, first lady vote

As civil war rages, Syrians vote in 'sham' election

AP Interview: Syria candidate praises Bashar Assad

The story of Homs, written in graffiti

Syria's Assad to stand again for president

Obama-Saudi king talks may ease friction but no breakthrough seen

Activists say Syrian security forces abduct prominent dissident

Syrian forces battle rebels near Turkey border crossing

Insight - Amid carnage of war, Syria readies for Assad re-election

Members of Syrian leader's sect backing rebels

48 Syrian soldiers killed in Iraq ambush

Syrian rebels slam Assad inaction on Israeli raid

Attacks against Lebanese Alawites deepen fears

Key players in Syria's civil war

Syrian rebel groups battle each other in north

Exclusive: Defecting Assad ally reaches Istanbul - sources

Exclusive - UPDATE 2-Former Syria defence minister defects in break with...

Syria's Assad expects to run again, rejects power deal

Kurds seek autonomy in a federal Syria: top official

Tens of thousands of Syrians abroad vote in early poll

Assad omnipresent in Damascus ahead of vote

Syria begins freeing prisoners after Assad amnesty

Assad sworn in for third term

Assad sworn in, vows to retake all Syria from rebels

Amid carnage of war, Syria readies for Assad re-election

Amid carnage of war, Syria readies for Assad re-election

Assad preparing to run for president despite war

Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war

Syrian dissident writer 'arrested', says brother

New law paves way for re-election of Syria's Assad

Longtime Syria activist now negotiates peace

Tartus in Syria, a supplier of 'martyrs' for Assad

Syria's Assad to seek re-election in June vote

Assad set to extend his power amid Syrian war and theatre