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Two days after his government passed a law lifting emergency rule, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has signed decrees ending it, which was a key demand of protesters who took to the streets over recent weeks (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk). (more…)

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After a meeting on Tuesday, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad accepted his government’s resignation, as part of promised reforms. (more…)

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For a second day running protesters gathered in the Syrian capital Damascus (map) to demand the release of political prisoners, defying a ban on demonstrations. (more…)

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Bastille Day celebrations have been marked amid controversy in France, because of the presence of Syria’s leader (photo), along with dozens of other leaders to watch the Champs Elysees military parade. (more…)

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