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Tens of Thousands of Syrians Protest Peacefully after Ceasefire, 6 Killed

On the first day since the Baathist regime of Bashar al-Assad maintained that it had accepted a ceasefire with its opposition, tens of thousands of Syrians came out into the streets to protest. The regime did not, as promised, pull tanks from the streets, so that the crowds were thinner than they might have been. [...]
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Syrian opposition chief says offers Assad peaceful exit

News : The Coming Crisis (last year)

Syrian opposition leader Moaz Alkhatib urged President Bashar al-Assad on Monday to respond to his initiative for dialogue, saying it was aimed at ending the bloodshed and helping "the regime leave peacefully".Speaking after meeting... Read Post

Syrian president: Opposition failed to oust regime

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (last year)

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's President Bashar Assad claimed in an interview published Thursday that his opponents have "used up all their tools" and failed to overthrow his regime. The remarks came as Western-backed Syrian opposition figur... Read Post

'We will not kneel!' Syrian protesters' defiance after troops open fire on huge crowds and shoot eight dead - 12th Aug 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Syrian soldiers opened fire today on tens of thousands of protesters who flooded the streets shouting 'We will not kneel!' in a strong show of defiance against President Bashar Assad. At least eight protesters were killed in the cen... Read Post


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