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Syria denies role in Turkey car bombing that killed at least 46 people (PHOTOS)

Syrian government officials have denied the country's role in a deadly car bombing in southern Turkey.

Syria denies role in Turkey car bombing that killed at least 46 people

Syrian government officials have denied the country's role in a deadly car bombing in southern Turkey.

UN peacekeepers seized in Golan Heights for the second time this year

Reuters reported that Syrian rebel group Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade claimed responsibility for taking the group of Filipinos, saying it is holding the peacekeepers to keep them safe after clashes in the area put them in danger.

Kerry meets Putin in Moscow on Syria mission

"The United States believes that we share some very significant common interests with respect to Syria — stability in the region, not having extremists creating problems throughout the region and elsewhere," Kerry said.

Turkish doctors say no nerve gas in Syrian victims' blood

REYHANLI, Turkey — Doctors in Turkey say initial tests of the blood of Syrian victims of a suspected chemical weapons attack for sarin gas returned negative.

Hezbollah convoy in Syria destroyed by Israeli airstrike

An Israeli airstrike destroyed a convoy in Syria allegedly carrying weapons to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah Friday, Israel officials claimed.

The second war in Syria is a struggle among Assad’s opponents

Commentary: This battle is smaller, but just as vital to the country’s future.
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Rebels celebrate in a street in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa after capturing the city on March 4, 2013. (MOHAMMAD AL-HUSSEIN/AFP/Getty Images)
The world may be focused on the big fight in Syria between the rebels and Bashar al-Assad’s regime, but there is a smaller, albeit just as significant, second front going on that much of the region’s leaders seem to have either ignored or forgotten.
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Syria chemical weapons debate continues as Assad makes rare appearance

ALEPPO, Syria—The Syrian regime is being urged by the UN to open itself to chemical weapons inspectors after they were allegedly used by the government soldiers.

Doing nothing is Obama’s best option in Syria

Commentary: Islamists among the rebels pose a danger to the Middle East if Assad falls.
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An anti-regime demonstration in the Syrian village of al-Qsair, 20 miles southwest of the flashpoint city Homs. (Alessio Romenzi/AFP/Getty Images)
Syria, which has been percolating in and out of public view for the last two years, exploded into full sight this past week as a result of revelations that the Assad government may have used nerve gas against rebel-controlled areas. With over 70,000 already dead -- the result of air strikes, heavy shelling of populated areas, and other deadly conventional military means, one can legitimately wonder why the possible deaths of an additional dozen or two Syrians would cause such concern in Washington.
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