Bashar al-Assad

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Good news, bad news: June 1-7, 2012

Cross-border shoppers, restored rats, Mark Zuckerberg on honeymoon
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In Syria, tyranny comes with a hefty price tag

Domestic unrest is taking a toll on the country’s economy
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It’s ‘apartheid’ time again. Pick your villain.

Students boycott Israel, but are blasé about Syria. Why?
'Now this is a war'

Syria: ’Now this is a war’

Pro-democracy protesters talk to ’Maclean’s’ about the toll of fighting the regime and their fears for the future
Among the freedom fighters

Among the freedom fighters in Syria

An exclusive report from the frontlines of the Assad regime’s brutal crackdown
Shifting sands

Syria’s shifting sands

Will Bashar al-Assad’s brutal crackdown bring down the Syrian regime?
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Good news, bad news: September 1-8, 2011

A Syrian official resigns in protest, the UN warns hundreds of thousands could die because of famine in Somalia
Not just another Arab revolt

Syria: not just another Arab revolt

The Assad regime is down but not out. What happens next will have serious implications for Iran.
Syrian refugee children pose at a refugee camp in the Turkish border town of Yayladagi in Hatay

Running from Syria’s regime

Refugees at the Turkish border tell of horror and brutality as Bashar al-Assad tries to crush the uprising
Redefining the concept of Brutality

How Syria is redefining the concept of brutality

Not content with killing protesters, the regime is also targeting expats