Syrian General Defects To Turkey, Website Says

A general in the elite Syrian Republican Guards has defected to Turkey, a news website said on Thursday, the first high-ranking loss of a President Bashar al-Assad supporter.

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  • Top Syrian general 'defects to Turkey'
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  • 'Syrian general defects to Turkey'
    ANTAKYA, Turkey - A general in the elite Syrian Republican Guards has defected to Turkey, a news website said on Thursday, in the first such reported loss of a high-ranking military supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad since the rebellion against him ...
    07/5/2012 - 6:36 am | View Link
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