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.

BING NEWS:
  • Another Syrian general defects to Turkey
    ISTANBUL: Another Syrian brigadier general has crossed the border into Turkey to join the ranks of opposition fighters, bringing the total number of rebel generals in Turkey to 29, a diplomat said Friday. The general was accompanied by his family, he told AFP.
    08/3/2012 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • Top Syrian general 'defects to Turkey'
    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
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Syrian rebel groups defect from Western-backed opposition ...
    Key Syrian rebel groups rejected the authority of the Western-backed Syrian National Coalition (SNC) late Tuesday, undermining international efforts to establish a ...
    11/23/2014 - 8:21 pm | View Website
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    11/23/2014 - 5:58 pm | View Website
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    11/23/2014 - 1:55 pm | View Website
  • Free Syrian Army
    The Free Syrian Army (Arabic: الجيش السوري الحر ‎, al-Jaysh as-Sūrī al-Ḥurr, FSA) is a group of defected Syrian Armed Forces officers and ...
    11/22/2014 - 7:39 pm | View Website
  • Activist group: US-led Syria strikes kill over 900
    BEIRUT (AP) -- A prominent Syrian activist group monitoring its civil war says U.S.-led airstrikes in the country have killed over 900 people since September, many ...
    11/22/2014 - 6:53 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News