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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    Syrian republican guards General Manaf Tlas, member of President Bashar al-Assad's inner circle - defects to Turkey - according to pro-Assad Syrian news website reports via Reuters There is evidence that the Syrian Army is losing control of more parts of ...
    07/5/2012 - 2:07 pm | View Link
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    A Syrian general who was a leading member of Bashar al-Assad's inner circle, Manaf Tlass, has defected to Turkey, according to a Damascus-based website with close links to the regime. Tlass is a member of the most powerful Sunni family in Syria, and the ...
    07/5/2012 - 7:39 am | View Link
  • Syrian general defects to Turkey, website says
    ANTAKYA, Turkey (Reuters) - 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 President Bashar al-Assad since the rebellion ...
    07/5/2012 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • Another Syrian general defects, flees to Turkey
    PanARMENIAN.Net - A Syrian general from an engineering division defected to the opposition rebels and fled to Turkey on Wednesday, July 4, bringing the number of such top ranking officers given refuge on Turkish soil to 16, Free Syrian Army officials said ...
    07/4/2012 - 3:43 pm | View Link
  • BREAKING: Syrian General defects with 293 to Turkey
    This just came in over Al Jazeera English Live minutes ago: Turkish authorities have announced that a Syria general, together with other soldiers and their families, making a party of 293 have just been given refuge in Turkey. Details to follow. The back ...
    07/2/2012 - 5:30 pm | View Link
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