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Dominic Evans

Dominic Evans

    Iraq, a nation in peril
    Iraq, a nation in peril
    Salman Khaled has already lived through Baghdad's sectarian disintegration; with Iraq now splintering into Shi'ite, Sunni Arab and Kurdish regions,...
    World watches as battle rages in Syria's Qusair
    World watches as battle rages in Syria's Qusair
    Syrian troops and Hezbollah guerrillas besieging the border town of Qusair fought with rebels on Saturday as the United Nations warned all sides...
    Syria blames Israel as explosions rock Damascus
    Syria blames Israel as explosions rock Damascus
    Syrian state television said Israeli rockets had struck a military facility just north of the capital.
    Syria: Car bomb kills 53 people, 200 wounded
    Syria: Car bomb kills 53 people, 200 wounded
    The explosion on Thursday was close to the Baath Party offices and the Russian Embassy, Syrian television said.
    Syria: Deadly Damascus car bomb explodes near Baath Party offices
    Syria: Deadly Damascus car bomb explodes near Baath Party offices
    According to UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, 31 people were killed in the attack on Thursday.
    Hint at dialogue on Syria
    Hint at dialogue on Syria
    He would have the talks outside Syria if the authorities released tens of thousands of detainees.
    Assad to make rare speech as Syrian rebels draw nearer
    Assad to make rare speech as Syrian rebels draw nearer
    And has brought civil war to the edge of his capital.
    Nato warns Syria not to use chemical weapons
    Nato warns Syria not to use chemical weapons
    The warning from Nato secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen came as Syrian forces bombarded rebel districts near Damascus in a sustained...
    Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire
    Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire
    Three people were killed by tank fire and snipers in Harasta, a town near Damascus, activists said.
    UN monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria
    UN monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria
    Syrian activists said the victims were army defectors killed by Assad's forces but it was not possible to verify their accounts.
    Syria opposed scale of UN mission as shelling continues
    Syria opposed scale of UN mission as shelling continues
    Syria challenged the UN chief over the size and scope of a UN truce monitoring mission on Wednesday, resisting a larger presence as its army...
    Syria truce prospects fade as fighting rages
    Syria truce prospects fade as fighting rages
    A military bombardment of a town in central Syria killed 30 people on Monday on the eve of a scheduled army withdrawal from urban areas, opposition...