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No impunity for Al-Assad France

July 25th, 2012 Comments off

France has said despite the Arab League making proposal of safe exit for Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, it would not earn him an impunity, Xinhua reported. “In the end, for him … there will be …
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Wall Street Journal on US "covert" policies in Syria

July 24th, 2012 Comments off
“The U.S. has been mounting a secret but limited effort to speed the fall of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad without using force”.  Let me count the lies in this one sentence: it is neither secret nor limited and it is certainly violent.  (thanks Laleh)

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Ready for transitional government in Syria, says Assad

July 12th, 2012 Comments off

GENEVA – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appears to have finally agreed to discuss the possibility of forming a transitional government in the crisis-ridden Mideast country as proposed during an …
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Assad ‘regrets’ downing of plane

July 3rd, 2012 Comments off

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regrets “100%” that a Turkish F-4 jet was shot down after entering Syrian airspace, he tells a Turkish newspaper.
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Syria in state of war, says Assad

June 27th, 2012 Comments off

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says his country is in “a state of war” as fierce fighting is reported in the suburbs of the capital Damascus.
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Assad says Syrians back reforms

May 16th, 2012 Comments off

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the results of last week’s widely-criticised parliamentary elections prove people support his reforms.
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Assad ‘cannot survive for long’

April 3rd, 2012 Comments off

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is unlikely to be able to hold on to power much longer, his exiled uncle Rifaat tells the BBC.
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Syria accepts April 10 peace deadline: Annan

April 3rd, 2012 Comments off

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ha reportedly accepted an April 10 deadline to start implementing a peace planUN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had accepted an April 10 deadline to start implementing a peace plan, as more than 30 people died in new clashes.

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Feltman: "Lebanon has a moral obligation to support the fall of Assad!"

March 21st, 2012 Comments off
(AFP) – WASHINGTON — “Lebanon has a moral obligation to support the fall of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and should use upcoming elections to reject “the apologists of Assad’s butchery,” a senior US official said…. 

“No one outside of Syria understands the brutality of Bashar al-Assad better than the Lebanese. No one outside of Syria has more of a stake in the outcome than the Lebanese,” Feltman told a Lebanese American reception late Monday.
Feltman said that the Cedar Revolution had not yet achieved a Lebanon “free of Assad’s manipulation” and of Iranian influence and urged Lebanese to look ahead to parliamentary elections due next year.
“I hope those Lebanese who are here with us today, along with millions of others back home in Lebanon, will again show the world how they can transcend fear — in order to use those 2013 legislative elections to defeat the remnants of the Syrian occupation and reject the apologists of Assad’s butchery,” he said….”



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Fierce fighting breaks out in Damascus

March 19th, 2012 Comments off

DAMASCUS – Fierce fighting broke out between anti-government rebels and the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the capital, in one of the fiercest gun battles seen in Damascus since the upr
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