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  Morsi: Try al-Assad for war crimes   Egypt: Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy supports calls by people in Syria for President Bashar al-Assad to be tried for war crimes   Syrian military police chief defects  Maj. Gen. Abdul Aziz Jassim al-Shallal has reportedly left Bashar al-Assad's forces to join 'the people's revolution' Syrian VP calls for 'historic settlement' Christian to head Syrian opposition. Qatar Al-Assad vows to 'live and die' in Syria U.S. identifying possible leaders for Syrian opposition. Washington   Romney backs arming Syrian rebels   USA: Mitt Romney will seek to bolster his foreign policy credentials in a major speech, two weeks before the presidential debate focused on secur... Syrian VP in Damascus after defection claims   Assad exit 'up for discussion'  Syria's deputy PM has said the government is prepared to discuss the exit of Bashar al-Assad, but that the resignation cannot be a pre-condition... Syria regime collapsing - ex-PM. Jordan   Syria's prime minister leaves regime
  Trump and Putin: Syria ceasefire heads leaders' agenda  Washington: US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed to press for a ceasefire to halt the war in Syria   Bashar al-Assad vows to retake whole country   Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that defeating rebels could take some time because of the involvement of regional powers   Syria conflict: Putin defends Russia's air strikes   Moscow: Vladimir Putin has defended Russia's military operations in Syria, saying the aim is to 'stabilise the legitimate authority' of Syrian President...   Syria conflict: Russia defends air strikes    UN: Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has defended his country's air strikes in Syria, saying they were targeting the same 'terrorist' groups as the...   Russia wants 'co-ordination' against IS  Moscow: President Vladimir Putin has called for a regional 'co-ordinating structure' against Islamic State (IS David Cameron to call for new Syria peace drive at UN. UN Gen. Assembly Assad: Quitting not up for debate. Damascus Syrian president fires top official. Damascus   Syrian foreign minister: 'There is no civil war'  UN Gen. Assembly: Walid Moallem: 'There is no civil war in Syria, but it is a war against terror that recognizes no values, nor justice, nor equality'   David Cameron makes case for military action   London: Britain could launch strikes against the Syrian regime without the backing of the United Nations, according to its own legal advice Syrian opposition leader resigns Syrian opposition names rival PM. Istanbul   US condemns Assad 'puppets' speech   Washington: The US has condemned a speech by Syria's President Assad that denounced his opponents as 'puppets of the West'   Assad denounces 'puppet' opponents

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  Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has delivered a rare TV address, denouncing his opponents as 'enemies of God and puppets of the West'

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  Opposition leaders said Riyad Hijab had defected, while Syrian state television said al-Assad dismissed Hijab from his post

  Defense Minister Dawood Rajiha; Deputy Defense Minister, al-Assad's security adviser and assistant vice president, and Interior Minister were killed
Jul.13 Leaders condemn Syria killings. Global Mar.7 Syria minister joins opposition
  Syria's deputy oil minister has announced his resignation in a video posted on YouTube, saying he is joining the anti-government revolt
Jan.30 U.N. may ask Syria's leader to step down. UN Security Council Jan.10   Al-Assad blames 'external conspiracies'   In a rare and defiant speech, Syrian President blamed the violence in his country on 'external conspiracies,' criticized the Arab League as toothless

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Dec.7 No guilt over crackdown, says Assad
  Syria's president has said that he feels no guilt about his crackdown on a 10-month uprising, despite reports of brutality by security forces Jul.2   Assad sacks key governor   Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has sacked the governor of the city of Hama, which saw mass anti-government protests on Friday Jun.20 Al-Assad: Reheated promises with threats  Syrian officials had dubbed it as a landmark speech -- one that would be the blueprint for reform and begin a national dialogue

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Oct.12 Minister commits suicide
  Interior minister Ghazi Kanaan' was head of the military intelligence in Lebanon for nearly 20 years

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Jun.10   Bashar al-Assad succeeds late father
  Son to replace deceased longest-serving Mideast ruler who led country since 1971

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B. 2017-05-02 Trump and Putin: Syria ceasefire heads leaders' agenda Washington
2016-02-12 Bashar al-Assad vows to retake whole country Damascus
3. 2015-10-11 Syria conflict: Putin defends Russia's air strikes Moscow
4. 2015-10-01 Syria conflict: Russia defends air strikes UN
5. 2015-09-27 Russia wants 'co-ordination' against IS Moscow
G. 2015-09-26 David Cameron to call for new Syria peace drive at UN UN Gen. Assembly
H. 2014-01-19 Assad: Quitting not up for debate Damascus
I. 2013-10-29 Syrian president fires top official Damascus
J. 2013-09-30 Syrian foreign minister: 'There is no civil war' UN Gen. Assembly

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