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How has war affected Syria’s oil and gas sector?

The eight-year war has seen the capital lose control of major oil fields, making the country lose billions of dollars

Syrians go hungry as conflict soars

The UN has warned it is unable to deliver food to up to a million hungry and desperate Syrians because of spiralling violence and a lack of fuel.

Safety first for Syria’s teachers and pupils

Teachers are doing what they can to find safe places to ensure children continue to get the education they need in conflict ridden Syria.

Nobel laureate warns of ‘somalisation’ of Syria

Nobel Peace laureate Jose Ramos-Horta has warned Syria risks becoming a new Somalia as he voiced pessimism at any quick solution to the bloodshed.

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.

Egypt’s Morsi assumes major role in Middle East

Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi has assigned himself the heavyweight role in the Middle East, saying civil war in Syria is the "tragedy of the age".

Syria is a regional calamity, says Ban Ki-moon

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has issued a strong rebuke over security council inaction, saying world leaders "should not look the other way".

Deep Read: The tortured children of Syria’s war

In the bleak, windswept landscape of the swelling Za'atari camp in Jordan, child refugees are struggling to cope with the horrors of Syria's war.

Syria: Foreign fighters join the war against Assad

Jihadi veterans of Iraq, Yemen and Afghanistan have joined up with foreign idealists on the frontline of Aleppo against Syria's Bashar al-Assad.

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