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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    07/29/2012 - 10:28 pm | View Link
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    07/6/2012 - 4:03 am | View Link
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    07/5/2012 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Top Syrian General Defects to Turkey
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    07/5/2012 - 2:30 pm | View Link
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