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Syrian president Bashar al-Assad  and his wife Asma al-Assad cast their votes in the presidential elections at martyr Na’em Ma’asarani School in al-Malki neighborhood in Damascus yesterday. Photograph: EPA/Sana

Damascenes flock to a multiplicity of neighbourhood polling stations to cast ballots in Syria’s first ever multi-candidate presidential election, whic(...)

Hostages in Syria: French photographer Pierre Torres (left) and French reporter Nicolas Henin. Photographs: Janine Haidar/Chris Huby/AFP/Getty Images

Twenty-two western journalists are currently held hostage in Syria. At least 20 Syrian, Lebanese and Turkish journalists have also been kidnapped. Mor(...)

Residents react during what activists said was an air raid by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad in Aleppo. Photograph: Reuters

Syrian military helicopters dropped more improvised “barrel bombs” on the northern city of Aleppo today, a monitoring group said, bringing the death (...)

A Free Syrian Army soldier mans an anti-aircraft weapon on the back of a truck in old Aleppo on Thursday. Photograph: Mahmoud Hebbo/Reuters

The Saudi-sponsored fundamentalist Islamic Front and Jabhat al-Nusra killed 15 civilians from Syria’s Alawite and Druze minorities in the central c(...)

President Bashar al-Assad said Syria will respect United Nations accords on chemical weapons. Photograph: Reuters

Syria will respect United Nations accords on chemical weapons, president Bashar al-Assad told Italian television station RaiNews24 today.“We joined th(...)

Female members of the “Mother Aisha” battalion sit together along a street in Aleppo’s Salaheddine district. Photograph: Loubna Mrie/Reuters

Who are Syria’s armed rebels? It’s a question mulled over by policymakers in Europe and the US as they consider the risks of intervening in the two-ye(...)

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