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Dominic Evans

Dominic Evans

    Iraq, a nation in peril
    Iraq, a nation in peril
    The Iraq government is trying to reverse a three-way split of the country.
    World watches as battle rages in Syria's Qusair
    World watches as battle rages in Syria's Qusair
    Aid organisations stepped up calls for civilians trapped in the Syrian town of Qusayr to be evacuated.
    Syria blames Israel as explosions rock Damascus
    Syria blames Israel as explosions rock Damascus
    Powerful explosions struck the outskirts of Damascus early on Sunday, sending columns of fire into the night sky.
    Syria: Car bomb kills 53 people, 200 wounded
    Syria: Car bomb kills 53 people, 200 wounded
    A car bomb has killed 53 people and wounded 200 in central Damascus when it blew up on a busy highway close to ruling Baath Party offices.
    Syria: Deadly Damascus car bomb explodes near Baath Party offices
    Syria: Deadly Damascus car bomb explodes near Baath Party offices
    A car bomb shook the centre of Damascus, killing several people and incinerating cars on a busy highway close to offices of the ruling Baath party.
    Hint at dialogue on Syria
    Hint at dialogue on Syria
    The head of Syria's main opposition coalition, Mouaz Alkhatib, has said he was ready to hold talks with representatives of President Bashar al-Assad.
    Assad to make rare speech as Syrian rebels draw nearer
    Assad to make rare speech as Syrian rebels draw nearer
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will deliver a rare speech on Sunday about the uprising against his rule, which has killed 60000 people.
    Nato warns Syria not to use chemical weapons
    Nato warns Syria not to use chemical weapons
    Nato has told President Bashar al-Assad that any use of chemical weapons in his fight against rebel forces would be met by an international response.
    Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire
    Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire
    Fighting has erupted in a Damascus suburb and around a Syrian army base as a truce marking a Muslim holiday crumbled almost before it had begun.
    UN monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria
    UN monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria
    UN observers say 13 bodies have been discovered bound and shot in eastern Syria, days after a massacre of 108 civilians ignited a world outcry.
    Syria opposed scale of UN mission as shelling continues
    Syria opposed scale of UN mission as shelling continues
    Syria has challenged the UN chief over the scope of a UN truce monitoring mission, resisting a larger presence as its army shelled targets in Homs.